Noel Gallagher uses Irish band’s CD to hide from paparazzi

Oasis man saw Cronin perform in London as part of a charity gig

Noel Gallagher recently used an indie band’s CD to hide from paparazzi outside a charity gig in London.

Irish band Cronin played Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in Soho last Thursday as part of a Hoping Foundation event to raise money for Palestinian orphans.

Cronin were backed by The Pogues‘ Shane MacGowan at the gig, with Jools Holland, Van Morrison and The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde also reportedly performing on the night.


While departing the venue, Gallagher held up a copy of Cronin’s ‘Nelson Riddle’ EP to his face to block any snaps from photographers.

The band later tweeted the photo to Gallagher, writing: “Nice one Noel. At least the CD came in useful for something”.

Hear the EP itself via Bandcamp below.



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