Roberto Mancini looks to Oasis for inspiration ahead of Manchester derby – Daily Gossip

MacGowan and Depp record Haiti single, Sting and Gaga, Mumford's yacht party – your music gossip stop

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Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini referenced Oasis in his pre-match press conference ahead of the Manchester derby tonight (January 27). The second leg of the Carling Cup semi-final, held at Manchester United‘s Old Trafford ground, kicks off at 8pm (GMT) tonight, with Man City – beloved by both Liam and Noel Gallagher – leading 2-1 on aggregate. When asked by press if he had a message for his players ahead of the game, Mancini smiled and said: “‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’! It’s a fantastic Oasis song. That is the message. It’s important that we stay calm” (various).

From the papers:

Shane MacGowan is reportedly recording a charity single to raise money for Haiti. He’s enlisted the help of Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis, Primal Scream‘s Bobby Gillespie, Nick Cave and Mick Hucknall. The group are covering Screamin’ Jay Hawkins‘ 1956 hit ‘I Put A Spell On You’ (The Sun).

Amy Winehouse is getting rid of her tattoo that mentions ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil. “She was like, ‘It needs to go,'” her tattoo artist Henry Hate said (Daily Star).

Sting met Lady Gaga after her New York gig last week (The Sun).

Dizzee Rascal says his 2003 debut album ‘Boy In Da Corner’ was “the voice of a generation” (Daily Star).

Ronnie Wood went to the South Bank Show awards at London‘s Dorchester Hotel last night (January 26) (The Sun).

Cheryl Cole is appearing onstage with a hologram of collaborator will.i.am, who can’t make the gigs in person (Daily Record).

Mumford and Sons partied on a yacht after topping Australia’s Triple J Hottest 100 poll (The Sun).

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