Noel Gallagher is about to film the making of his next album High Flying Birds.
The 54-year-old rocker will have cameras with him at Abbey Road Studios to capture the “magical moments” of him and his band recording the long-awaited sequel to “Who Built the Moon?” from 2017.
However, unlike Peter Jackson’s recent Disney documentary series, “The Beatles: Get Back,” songwriter “Wonderwall” insisted that there would be no recording of him setting. pen on paper because Noel doesn’t think anyone will care to see him “knot away on the same five chords”.
The former Oasis guitarist said: “I writing, once you’ve seen it for an hour, you’ve seen it. It’s the Beatles and Paul McCartney is writing ‘Get Back’ and I’m writing an album that, frankly, with the best will in the world, not many people will give a fuck.
“Me playing the same five chords I’ve used all my life saying, ‘The sun, through the rain, can’t I buy the glory?’ ?.?. ? », It does not have the same gravity.
“Once the recording is in full swing, there can be some magical moments. “
In ‘The Beatles: Get Back’, fans witness 79-year-old Sir Paul McCartney, the magical opening words and riff of the iconic ‘Get Back’.
Noel plans to hit the legendary studio next month to record the LP.
Speaking on his friend Matt Morgan’s podcast, he said: “I started writing the album in January and thought if I finished it by the week before Christmas it would be awesome. , I finished it with one day to spare. I will start recording correctly on January 20th.
And he also revealed that Oasis ‘Talk Tonight’, which was written and sung by Noel – who was joined in the Britpop band by frontman and nemesis brother Liam, 49 – inspired a few tracks from the upcoming collection. .
The acoustic song was originally released on April 24, 1995 as the b-side of the top of the charts “Some Might Say”, alongside “Acquiesce” and “Headshrinker”, and is also featured on the 1998 compilation album. , “The Masterplan”.
The track was written after Noel left the band “Supersonic” in Los Angeles in 1994 and told his classmates he was headed to San Francisco, which almost led to their breakup.
He had met a girl he befriended at a show, who allegedly spoke to Noel “off the ledge”.
The “Slide Away” hitmaker – who left Oasis after a backstage breakup with his estranged brother during their last concert in Paris in 2009, resulting in the band’s eventual demise – added: “There are one or two on the new album that are in this vein.
“One is one of my favorite songs I’ve ever written, it has great chords and it’s very, very sad.
“In the verses the music is quite sad and the feeling in the verses is quite strong, but in the chorus the music is quite uplifting and the words are quite sad. “It’s a great ****** song.”