Oasis are over
- Bang Showbiz
- 8 October 2009
Liam Gallagher has admitted Oasis are finished as a band after his brother Noel quit the legendary group in August
Oasis are "no longer", according to Liam Gallagher.
The singer has spoken about the future of the group for the first time since his brother Noel quit the band in August, and although he admits Oasis are over he plans to continue making music with the remaining members - guitarist Gem Archer, bassist Andy Bell and drummer Chris Sharrock.
He said: "Oasis are no longer. I think we all know that. So that's done. Without a doubt. And it's a shame, but that's life. We had a good run at it. The thing about Oasis is, no one ended it for us, we ended Oasis. Which was kind of cool. I'm thinking of what my next step is musically, which is all my mind's on.
"It's not all for the worst because Noel can do his thing and I can do mine. People will be able to buy his records. People will be able to buy our records. So everyone's happy."
Liam is currently concentrating on his Pretty Green clothing range but admits nothing makes him happier than touring.
The 37-year-old rocker - who has an eight-year-old son, Gene, with his wife Nicole Appleton, and two other children from previous relationships - added to Britain's The Times newspaper: "We've always had a lot of fun on tour. I've always had a lot of fun. That's why it was never hard work for me. It was a joy and it was always a bit of a bummer when the tour ended. You know, it was great.
"Obviously you've got to get back and see the missus and the kids and that. Nothing lasts forever. But it was never, 'Oh f**k I need to get off the tour because my head's up my a**e."
Noel quit Oasis following a fist-fight with Liam before the band were due to perform at a music festival in Paris.