Noel Gallagher going slow with solo LP

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 10 February 2011
Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher has claimed he hasn't yet started work on his debut solo album, and insists it is likely to be released ''later rather than sooner''

Noel Gallagher hasn't started work on his debut solo album yet.

The former Oasis guitarist - who famously quit the rock group in August 2009 following a bust-up with his brother Liam Gallagher - claims he hasn't recorded any tracks for the hotly-anticipated LP, and admits it is likely to be released "later rather than sooner".

He told UK radio station talkSPORT: "I am not recording new stuff, not just yet. It'll be out when it's finished I guess. Well, I've not even started it, so I don't know.

"I'd have thought probably if anything comes out it'll be later rather than sooner."

Despite his claims, The Last Shadow Puppets star Miles Kane recently revealed he has played guitar on a song for the 'Wonderwall' hitmaker's album in return for Noel appearing on his track 'My Fantasy'.

Miles explained: "I play guitar on one of his songs for his album. I was only in there for a couple of hours. I did my thing. I was mixing my record and I was going to do these harmonies to give it a boost - it was a bit flat. I text Noel saying, 'I need some icing on this tune,' and he said, 'Icing is what I do very well.'

"It's only a really subtle thing on the middle eight and the chorus of this song called 'My Fantasy'. It's nice. I'm very honoured that he did it. It's a nice little touch."

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