Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Sat 11 Jun
Slessor Gardens, DundeeBuy Now
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds first emerged in 2011 with their eponymous album released in October that year. The album went double platinum in the UK and has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide.
In the two decades prior to this release, Noel Gallagher was main songwriter, lead guitarist and occasional lead vocalist of British band Oasis. One of the biggest bands ever to emerge from UK. His band played a tremendous role in shapingand inspiring British guitarmusic from the 90's onwards.
By the time a second album was due for release,Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds had already played 150 live shows in 32 different countries.The second album ‘Chasing Yesterday’ was released in March 2015 -the first album to be produced as well as writtenby Noel.There followed another 122 shows in 28 countries.
A third album‘Who Built The Moon?’ was recorded in sessions spanning 2 years with renowned producerand composer David Holmes in Belfast and London.It was released in November 2017and debutedin the UK at Number 1, marking a record-breaking 10th consecutive chart-topping studio album in the UK for Noel –no other artist has achieved such a feat.
The live appearances continued throughout 2019 with a host of headline festival dates and Tours ofthe USA and Australia with Smashing Pumpkins and U2 respectively. Release-wise,Noel has once again challengedindustry norms releasing a series of multi-genre EP’sover the course of 2019 and 2020all receiving high critical acclaim.
June 2021 saw the release of‘Back The Way We Came: Vol 1 (2011-21)’ -a Best Of celebrating a decade of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. The tracklisting was curated by Noel comprising a diverse body of work including tracks from the 3 studio albums, 3 EPs plus 2 new brand new singles –‘We’re On Our Way Now’and ‘Flying On The Ground’.This was Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds‘4thconsecutive number 1 albumand the 12thnumber1 album across Noel’s career.