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But the band play on - Noel performs an acoustic version of 'Wonderwall'...

The opening show of OASIS‘ US tour was thrown into chaos on Friday night August 2) when LIAM GALLAGHER quit four songs in because his voice gave out.

The band were playing the 3,000 capacity Pompano Beach Amphitheater in Fort Lauderdale, Florida when during ‘Go Let It Out’ Liam announced his voice had gone “awry” and apologising, he walked off. Noel Gallagher decided to carry on with the show and after a couple more full band tracks, he played an eight track acoustic set which concluded with ‘Wonderwall’ – played for the first time since Noel announced he would not play it again live following his split from ex-wife Meg Mathews.

Oasis are blaming Liam’s vocal problems on “the long plane flight to Florida”. Liam was expected to be fit enough again to play at the Hard Rock Live venue in Orlando last night (August 4).

Fan reactions to Liam’s Fort Lauderdale walk-off were mixed. Todd Valdini felt it was “a disaster… pure musical chaos” while Michael Leibovitz told NME.COM it was “one of the most unique Oasis shows ever!”.

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