Noel Gallagher says his new music sounds like “if The Police and The Cure were in a band together”

Former Oasis man working on new material

Noel Gallagher has revealed that he’s working on new music and that it sounds like a cross between The Police and The Cure.

Last November, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds released third album ‘Who Built The Moon’, with NME hailing it as his best album since Oasis’ ‘Definitely Maybe’.

Noel has now told NME: “I don’t have a guitar in my house for the first time since I was 13, so I’ve been writing songs on the bass. It’s unbelievable. It takes all the emotion out of it and you get more of a groove but I’m loving it so that’s what I’m doing at the moment. So everything I’m writing at the minute sounds like The Police, The Cure or if The Police and The Cure were in a band together.”


Asked about his dream collaboration, Gallagher said: “I have to say, it would be Neil Young and Crazy Horse. If I could write a song and record it with them, it would be fucking unbelievable. I’d like to work with Morrissey as well because he’s a big part of my teenage years. I’d like to write a song with Shaun Ryder as well, that would be great.”

Noel’s brother Liam was crowned Godlike Genius at this week’s VO5 NME Awards 2018. Catch all the news and highlights from the ceremony here.

Speaking in this week’s NME magazine, Liam explained his so-called “truce” with Noel, admitting that it was “in my head” and that he had been “looking for a bit of trouble”.