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Exclusive new behind-the-scenes Oasis pictures

  • Noel and Liam in silhouette on the set of the 'Wonderwall' video in September 1995. The photo is part of a new exhibition of shots of the band on www.rockarchive.com, many of which are going up for auction soon. Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/ www.rockarchive.com

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  • Liam and Bono in San Francisco June 1997, during U2’s Zooropa Tour. “Noel was singing ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ and Liam was watching him intently sitting on a monitor on the side of the stage” photographer Jill Furmanovsky remembers. “I was shooting portraits of him, when suddenly a monk-like figure in a cowl loomed up on his right. I quickly changed focus to this figure and took one of my favourite images ever, of Liam and Bono.” Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Liam and Noel during a break in the making of the 'Wonderwall' video, which was shot in a studio near the Thames in the East End of London. Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Another unseen Oasis shot from Jill Furmanovsky. “I was travelling with Oasis and had a berth on the tour-bus opposite Liam,” she remembers. “One night I woke up to see him sleeping so peacefully and without a shirt on – usually he was buttoned up to the neck even on stage. I reached for the quick-shoot camera with flash praying he wouldn’t wake up and shout at me. He didn’t!” Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Liam Gallagher outside Abbey Road Studios, north London, October 1996. “This is one of my favourite photographs of Liam,” says Jill. “It’s one of his favourites as well. When Noel decided he didn’t want to do the band shot outside the Abbey Road Studios, I thought I’d go along to photograph the wall all the same. Then Liam arrived and I asked him if he would stand there and he did. I only shot two frames, and this one has such attitude.” Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Liam during the making of the 'Wonderwall' video in September 1995. Keep clicking for more exclusive unseen pictures of the brothers Gallagher courtesy of photographer Jill Furmanovsky. Jill’s photography career began with a shot of Paul McCartney in the late ‘60s, and has seen her shoot the likes of Pink Floyd, Bob Marley, Blondie and The Police. Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Another picture up for auction, this sees Liam gives two fingers to the passing trains from the roof of the rehearsal studio. The image comes with an 8ft x 4ft board covered in photocopies of the scandalous press the band were getting at the time. Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Another exclusive Jill Furmanovsky picture, although this one isn’t part of the auction. Kate Moss, Noel G and Burt Bacharach hang out in the mid-'90s. Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Noel at Maine Road, Manchester, April 1996. “It looked like a big-front room except there were 42,000 people in it,” Noel recounts. “Maine Road (Manchester City's old football stadium, which closed in 2003) was where we all used to go as kids. So I was standing there trying to make sure I never forgot this moment.” Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Liam and Noel sport their trademark coats. Liam has just started his own fashion line, Pretty Green, which includes T-shirts, hats, scarves and, of course, parkas. Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Liam leads the chorus to future single ‘All Around The World’ at Air Studios, Hampstead, north London in February 1997. The assembled singers and handclappers include Noel and Liam's partners Meg Mathews and Patsy Kensit, whom they would both marry later that year. Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Noel and Liam in Paris, November 1995. "The air was crackling with tension," Furmanovsky remembers. “Liam had been in the hotel bar all night and was still drunk in the morning. Noel became furious with him as he lurched about shouting obscenities at French people on bicycles and then returned to pose." Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • The original Oasis line-up on the boardwalk in San Francisco, Jan 1995: Paul ‘Guigsy’ McGuigan, Paul ‘Bonehead’ Arthurs, Noel and Liam Gallagher and Tony McCarroll looking dishevelled, bored and British. Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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  • Oasis show off their new scooters outside London's Earls Court Arena in November 1995, when they played two shows at the venue. This picture isn’t part of the auction, but can be seen among loads others at www.rockarchive.com. Pic: Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

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