Noel Gallagher is regarded as one of the UK’s most respected musicians and the mastermind behind Britpop super group Oasis. He was born Noel Thomas David Gallagher in Burnage, in May 1967 and raised with his brothers Liam & Paul by Irish parents. At the age of thirteen he started playing guitar and after a variety of jobs became roadie for Manchester band the Inspiral Carpets. In 1991 Noel joined his brother Liam’s band, newly named Oasis, as the songwriter, lead guitarist and occasional vocalist.
Oasis' debut album, Definitely Maybe in 1994, marked the beginning of the band's rise to fame as part of the Britpop movement. There second album, (What's the Story) Morning Glory? (1995), reached the top of the album charts across the globe and their third studio album, Be Here Now (1997), became the fastest-selling album in UK chart history. At their peak they were playing sold-out concerts to over 200,000 people.
The band eventually split in 2009. when Noel left. He then embarked on a solo career and formed Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds. They have since released two best-selling albums.
Noel Gallagher has achieved worldwide acclaim and influenced the musical style of a generation. At the forefront of the Britpop movement in the Nineties, Noel is responsible for writing some of the big anthems of the period, including 'Wonderwall' and 'Champagne Supernova'.
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