Noel Gallagher


Noel Thomas David Gallagher is an English musician and singer-songwriter, formerly the lead guitarist, lead and backing vocalist and principal songwriter of the English rock band Oasis. He is currently fronting his solo project, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds. Raised in Burnage, Manchester with his brother Liam, Noel began learning guitar at the age of thirteen.… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on May 29, 1967.
1972 5 Years Old Gallagher was born in Longsight, Manchester, the son of Irish parents Peggy and Thomas Gallagher. He was the couple's second child, after the birth of Paul Anthony Gallagher. Soon after the birth of younger brother Liam in 1972, the Gallaghers moved to Ashburn Avenue in the Manchester suburb of Burnage. … Read More
1976 9 Years Old Peggy Gallagher acquired a legal notice of separation from her husband in 1976. … Read More


1983 16 Years Old 1 More Event
Gallagher was particularly inspired by the debut of The Smiths on Top of the Pops in 1983, performing their single "This Charming Man". … Read More


1988 - 1991 2 More Events
It became the fastest-selling debut album in British history at the time, and entered the UK charts at number one. Despite their rapidly growing popularity, Gallagher briefly left Oasis in 1994 during their first American tour. … Read More
Gallagher followed up the debut in 1995 with Oasis' first UK number one single in "Some Might Say". … Read More
1996 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 1996, Gallagher and his brother Liam met their father again when the News of the World paid him to go to their hotel during a tour. … Read More


1997 30 Years Old 1 More Event
After the hype surrounding the release of Be Here Now had started to wane, critical response to the band became calmer and more considered, leading to a media backlash. In 1997, Gallagher was criticised for attending a high-profile and well-publicised media party at 10 Downing Street, hosted by the newly appointed Prime Minister, Tony Blair, along with other celebrities and industry figures who had supported New Labour in the run-up to the general election. … Read More
1998 31 Years Old …  He claimed to have quit using illicit drugs on 5 June 1998.
2000 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Mathews gave birth to a daughter, Anaïs Gallagher, on 27 January 2000.
Gallagher stated in 2001, "I liked drugs, I was good at them. … Read More


March 2007 saw Gallagher perform in Moscow—the first time an Oasis member has performed in Russia. … Read More
2008 41 Years Old Gallagher was passionate in his support for Barack Obama's successful bid for US President, calling his acceptance speech to the 2008 Democratic National Convention "spellbinding". … Read More
In March 2009, The Times in conjunction with iTunes released a selection of live recordings by Noel Gallagher taken from his semi-acoustic performance at the Royal Albert Hall on 27 March 2007 in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. … Read More
Gallagher's first concerts without Oasis were announced on 1 February 2010 to be at London's Royal Albert Hall on 25 and 26 March 2010 for Teenage Cancer Trust. … Read More
On 10 February 2011, Gallagher stated he has "not even started" his first solo record, despite Liam rumouring that he 'swiped' material from the Dig Out Your Soul sessions. "I am not recording new stuff, not just yet," he said to Talksport. "It'll be out when it's finished I guess. … Read More
2012 45 Years Old In February 2012, he implied that the UK under the Premiership of Margaret Thatcher was a more fertile ground for dissent in the arts: "Under Thatcher, who ruled us with an iron rod, great art was made. … Read More
2015 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In a February 2015 interview with The Quietus, Gallagher elaborated on his disillusion with current politicians and how they'll do anything to say they're just regular people: … Read More
2016 49 Years Old In 2016, Gallagher stated that while he remained left-wing, he opposed Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, deeming him to be a communist. … Read More
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