Ageing rocker Liam Gallagher

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 1 September 2008
Liam Gallagher

Ageing rocker Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher wants Oasis to keep rocking until they are pensioners.

The 35-year-old singer plans to still be touring with his bandmates - brother Noel, guitarist Gem Archer, bassist Andy Bell and drummer Chris Sharrock - well into old age, just like his idol Sir Mick Jagger's group The Rolling Stones.

Liam said: "I want to be doing this in 20, 30, 40 years time. I didn't join this band to split up. We're not splitting up. We have lots of fun. We wouldn't be doing it otherwise. I love being in this band. There are loads of people in bands, and loads who don't love it. I love it. It's cool as f**k. If the Stones and Neil Young are still out doing it, I don't see why we shouldn't when we get older."

The Rolling Stones are all in their sixties - Mick, 65, Keith Richards, 64, Charlie Watts, 67, and Ronnie Wood, 61 - while Neil Young is 62.

Manchester-born Liam also says he doesn't care if people think he is arrogant and outspoken, because it's true.

The 'Shock of the Lightning' singer - who recently branded Coldplay and Radiohead fans "boring and ugly" - added: "People think me and Noel are loudmouths, and we probably are loudmouths. A lot of Mancunians are very self-confident."

Liam Gallagher

Former Beady Eye front man and the other brother from Oasis.

Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester

Sat 18 Aug

£112.50 / 0161 282 4000

Old Trafford, Manchester

Sat 18 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 868 8000

Beady Eye

Liam Gallagher and the rest of the Oasis line-up who are not Noel strut their stuff.

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