Monday, 28 February 2011
Well that's a surprise
I was expecting a car crash of an album as I think were a lot of people - would Liam mess up without Noel's guiding hand?
The truth is quite the opposite and whilst the album doesn't contain a track like, 'Don't Look Back In Anger,' or 'Wonderwall,,' There are no such anthems as those that got the world singing, but it is far better than the last few Oasis albums.
At times it sounds like The Who, at others like The Beatles and surprisingly The Monkees. Liam's vocal on Millionaire sounds as if John Lennon was doing a Davy Jones impression. Yep, Liam Gallagher may be a fucking idiot but he's our fucking idiot - the lyrics may make no sense but there are some good tunes here - Morning Sun stood out for me. I think the one thing that stops the listener taking the album seriously, is that Liam still tends to put himself across like the teenage rebel in his lyrics, and yet when away from the recording studio he's pushing a clothing line and taking the kids to school.
And what about Noel?
Liam recently spoke to Uncut magazine on that very subject and said,