I'm a happy-go-lucky character. I'm not that miserable. But I can never let anyone into my world.

— Noel Gallagher

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We're not arrogant, we just believe we're the best band in the world.

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I'm embarrassed when I see Brits abroad;

they have their tops off, wear flip flops, and shout at the top of their voices.

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We need each other, We believe in one another, And I know we're gonna uncover, What's sleepin' in our soul...

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You can't be a mod and a rocker. You have to choose sides.

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There was a euphoria in the music and the way it was delivered, and, as the crowds started to get bigger, it fed off itself until it became less about the band and more about being with all those people, jumping up and down, drunk to the music.

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You're asking if I'm happy? I've got 87 million in the bank, I've got a Rolls Royce, I've got 3 stalkers, I'm about to go on the board at Manchester City, I'm part of the greatest band in the world. Am I happy with that? No, I'm not! I want more!

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When we started off, we wanted the girls, the cocaine, the fur coats.

It wasn't like it was an act; it was almost like working-class people winning the pools. We went bananas.

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There's no new direction. It's not more poppy or more rocky. They're just rock'n'roll tunes. I'll never change the music I write.

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Rock n' roll to me is all about freedom of thought and to be whatever you want to be.

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The thing about Manchester is...it all comes from here

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Is it any wonder why Princes & Kings, Are clowns that caper in their sawdust rings, When ordinary people who are like you and me, Are the builders of their destiny...

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I'll have my way, In my own time, I'll have my say, My star will shine...

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About Noel Gallagher

Quotes 128 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

My favorite pastime is staring out the window.

When I go on tour, I can spend hours and hours just staring out the window, thinking about nothing. I love all that.

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Progression is going forwards. Going backwards is regression. Going sideways is just gression.

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Thank you for the sun, The one that shines on everyone, Who feels love...

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Oasis were the last great, traditional rock 'n' roll band.

We came along before the Internet so, if you wanted to see us, you had to be there. It makes me feel like a righteous old man.

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I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for my Mum.

I know I've got Irish blood because I wake up everyday with a hangover.

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Some might say they don't believe in heaven Go and tell it to the man who lives in hell.

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We like annoying people. It's a Manchester thing. It's a trait. We just like pissing people off.

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I despise hip hop. Loathe it. Eminem is an idiot and I find 50 Cent the most distasteful character I have ever crossed in my life. Eminem's new song about his kid - isn't it the most ridiculous piece of music you have ever heard in your life? I just don't like the dragging women around on dog leads and all that stuff

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Rock 'n' roll is about music. Music. Music. Music. It's not about you, it's not about me, it's not about Oasis. It's about the tunes.

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It is hard to be modest at times like these so I won't even try...you are all shite!

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Americans are crazy. They have this fascination with throwing their shoes on stage. I've been to a lot of shows in me life, some good and some bad. But I was never moved to take off me shoes and throw it at the lead singer.

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We were able to provide housing to all who need it.

We've had incredibly generous offers from alumni for housing.

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I hate that Alex [James] and Damon [Albarn]. I hope they catch AIDS and die.

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Traditionally speaking, the three biggest twats in any band are the singer, the keyboardist and the drummer. I don't need to say anything else.

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There's nothing good on the news. You're not telling me CNN is all cats in trees, are you? Nothing can be that good if Piers Morgan is in it, you know what I mean?

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It's the first time I'm going to be on my own this Christmas and I'm really looking forward to not having any cards or decorations up. So I'll be in London, sit on my couch, arms folded, curtains drawn, having a drink.

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If I ever get to go to the moon, I'll probably just stand on the moon and go 'Hmmm, yeah...fair enough...gotta go home now.'

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Jack White has just done a song for Coca-Cola.

End of. He ceases to be in the club. And he looks like Zorro on doughnuts.

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We shouldn't need riot police at schools.

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You and I are gonna live forever...

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Gold and silver and sunshine is rising up.

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As soon as people realize that the majority of people in this country take drugs then the better off we'll all be. It's not like a scandalous sensation or anything like that... drugs is like getting up and having a cup of tea in the morning.

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I have 3 kids and a cat and a busy, noisy house. I get more time to relax when I'm working.

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We dragged English guitar music out of the gutter.

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There is a limited supply of excellent songs, but I am not the only one.

Paul McCartney, one of the best songwriters of all time, has only produced manure for the past 25 years. Rock musicians over 30 only produce unimportant material.

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If you don't want to be the biggest band in the world, you may as well pack it in.

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America is a really delicate flower that needs a lot of attention.

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College football today is one of the last great strongholds of genuine old-fashioned American hypocrisy.

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Drugs is like getting up and having a cup of tea in the morning.

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I love the satisfaction of living in a world on a Wednesday where a song didn't exist that you're going to create on a Thursday that's going to change somebody's life, possibly, you're creating that from nothing.

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It'll be nice to know that every gallon of petrol a Manchester United fan buys is going into our kitty.

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Writing songs, that's what gets me going.

Not the drugs or the sex or the rock'n'roll behaviour, it's the music.

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Next year I hope to get a stalker or two because I don't believe you've arrived until you get a stalker.

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Is it worth the aggravation to find yourself a job when there's nothing worth working for?

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It's not about being upset about the things you might have said or done yesterday, which is quite appropriate at the moment. It's about looking forward rather than looking back. I hate people who look back on the past or talk about what might have been.

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Slade was never pretentious. It was just music to them. Pop, rock, soul....it was all the same to Slade. They wrote great songs. And, besides, I'd like to raid their wardrobe.

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Look. I was a superhero in the '90s. I said so at the time. McCartney, Weller, Townshend, Richards, my first album's better than all their first albums. Even they'd admit that.

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