Liam Gallagher ‘making progress’ on solo album

Ex-Oasis frontman signs publishing deal for record

Liam Gallagher has signed a publishing deal for his upcoming solo album and has been described as “making progress” on the LP.

The former Oasis frontman announced back in August that he is set to release a solo album via major label Warner Bros next year, saying that he will “probably fuck off forever” if the record fails.

Gallagher had previously denied reports that he was releasing a solo album, saying that he wouldn’t do so because he’s “not a c*nt”. He later tweeted: “It’s official, I’m a c*nt”.


Billboard reports that Gallagher has penned a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell, with Mike Smith, managing director of Warner/Chappell Music UK saying of the news: “I am so pleased to be able to welcome Liam to the Warner/Chappell Family. He is one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll stars that this country has ever produced. It is thrilling to see him develop as a writer and these songs will take him to new levels of success and recognition.”

The report stated that Gallagher has been “making progress” on his solo record.

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Liam Gallagher recently confirmed details of his first solo gig. His solo album has been described as sounding like The Velvet Underground.

Despite his solo plans, Liam remains open to an Oasis reunionBookies have suspended betting on Oasis reforming in 2017, as talk of the band getting back together continues to gather momentum. Ride have reportedly been booked to support the band next year, however they later denied this.

Meanwhile, Foo FightersTaylor Hawkins has spoken out in praise of Liam Gallagher – hailing him as a “fucking good rock singer” and remembering “great nights out” together.

See Liam Gallagher’s funniest quotes in the video below.



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