Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds triumph in Dublin

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Noel Gallagher kicked off his first solo tour in Dublin at the weekend (Oct 23rd), playing 20 tracks to a packed-out Olympia Theatre. The tour sold out in six minutes when it was announced in August.

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It was a good weekend for the former Oasis man; his debut album ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ shifted 120,000 units and shot to the top of the album chart, beating Matt Cardle’s effort by 40%.

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Noel Gallagher begun his set with two Oasis tracks – ‘Whatever’ b-side ‘(It’s Good) To Be Free and ‘Mucky Fingers’ from ‘Don’t Believe The Truth’ – before launching into the opening track from his solo debut, ‘Everybody’s On The Run’.

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Fans clutching tickets gear up for the show. Noel Gallagher’s tour continues in Manchester on October 26th before continuing onto Edinburgh and London. Check for tickets here.

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As well as celebrating a triumphant gig and a Number One album, Noel also saw his beloved Manchester City beat Manchester United 6-1 at the weekend. Not a bad few days…

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A happy punter shows off their ticket. If you didn’t manage to snatch one yourselves rejoice – Noel’s just another tour for February and March next year.

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For more on Noel Gallagher check our exclusive video interview and run-down of his 50 funniest quotes.

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