Liam Gallagher to play concerts marking 30 years of Oasis album 'Definitely Maybe'
Big news for fans of the Manchester rockers.
Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has said he plans on playing a series of concerts to mark the 30th anniversary of the rock band's debut album Definitely Maybe.
The record was released in August 1994 and features the singles 'Supersonic', 'Shakermaker', 'Live Forever', 'Cigarettes & Alcohol' and 'Rock 'n' Roll Star'.
Credited as a seminal entry in the popular Britpop scene, Definitely Maybe has gone on to be considered one of the most beloved LPs of all time (with one band even going as far as using artificial intelligence to pay homage to it and the group's other albums from the time).
A series of Definitely Maybe concerts are in the works, according to Liam Gallagher
Liam took to Twitter to reveal his anniversary gig plans, stating:
"As it’s 30 years since DM was released next year, I’m gonna be playing the album from start to finish in its original order at a few BIBLICAL venues."
In response to some excited comments from his followers, he added that the concerts will be announced "properly" when the venues are confirmed and that the gigs will also see him also play B-sides from the era.
As it’s 30 years since DM was released nxt year I’m gonna be playing the album from start to finish in it’s original order at a few BIBLICAL venues LG x
— Liam Gallagher (@liamgallagher) May 11, 2023
Liam's plans follow his brother and former bandmate Noel Gallagher stating recently that there will be a 30th-anniversary reissue of Definitely Maybe and that it will feature different versions of some of the album's tracks which were previously thought lost. He told the Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera:
"In the Sony archives, we have found some tapes dating back to those sessions. We thought they were lost, but they were just mislabeled. They are amazing.
"There are some wonderful versions of those songs, some in acoustic versions."
However, Noel shut down rumours that the two brothers - also known for their ongoing feud - would reunite for a Definitely Maybe anniversary tour, saying: "There won't be a tour, we won't come back to play them together".
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