Liam Gallagher opposed Beady Eye free download

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 19 December 2010
Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher was unhappy that his group Beady Eye gave their debut track, 'Bring The Light', away as a free download

Liam Gallagher never wanted to give Beady Eye's music away for free.

The singer - who is joined in his new group by former Oasis bandmates Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock - insists it wasn't his idea to showcase their first track 'Bring The Light' as an unpaid for download on the band's official website.

He said: "It got everybody off the sofa and humping around like a bunch of f***ing monkeys. And that's what we're after.

"It wasn't my idea to give it away for f***ing nothing though. I'll tell you right now, I wasn't having that."

The rocker also revealed he was responsible for naming the new group, but insists they would have been successful regardless of their moniker.

He added: "That was my idea. We'd come up with loads of names but that was the one that rang true for me.

"But it's not about the name anyway is it? It's about how good your music is. You could be called Veiny Love Stick, but if your music's s**t then it's s**t. At the end of the day, a name's a name. It's what you put into it that matters."

Liam Gallagher

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

Finsbury Park, London N4

Fri 29 Jun


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Sat 18 Aug

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Sat 18 Aug

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

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