Liam Gallagher has introduced an enormous present at Knebworth – a return to the location of his history-making gigs with Oasis again in 1996.
The Knebworth Park efficiency in Hertfordshire in June 2022 would be the greatest of Gallagher‘s solo profession thus far, simply because the well-known concert events have been for Oasis once they performed to 250,000 folks over two nights 25 years in the past.
“I am completely buzzing to announce that on 4 June 2022 I will be enjoying Knebworth Park,” the singer mentioned in a press release despatched to Sky Information, signing off within the fashion of his typical Twitter posts, “It is gonna be biblical. C’mon You Know. LG x”.
The gig will comply with the discharge of Gallagher’s third solo studio album C’MON YOU KNOW in Could 2022, for which he’s hoping to attain a fourth consecutive primary – after topping the charts together with his first two, As You Had been and Why Me? Why Not, and a stay album launched in 2020.
August 2021 marked the twenty fifth anniversary of Oasis’ well-known Knebworth gigs, and followers have been reliving their recollections following the discharge of the Oasis Knebworth 1996 documentary earlier in September.
Greater than 250,000 folks descended on Knebworth Park to look at the large reveals, which passed off 10 months after the discharge of the band’s second album (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? as they have been on the top of their fame. Simply two years on from placing out their debut report, Positively Perhaps, Liam and his brother Noel had taken Oasis from a council property in Manchester to turning into one of many greatest bands on this planet.
The brand new documentary options fan accounts of what it was prefer to be within the viewers for the band’s most well-known reveals, in addition to unseen archive footage from the gigs and backstage.
“Everybody wished to be there,” director Jake Scott informed Sky Information forward of its launch. “It was already well-known earlier than it occurred, the largest rock live performance on British soil in historical past.”
The programme additionally highlights the connection between Noel and Liam on the time, earlier than issues turned acrimonious. Within the movie, Noel compliments his brother, saying: “You are solely nearly as good as your frontman, any band, and if that’s Oasis at its peak – which it’s – it is as a result of Liam’s at his peak.”
Can he match it as a solo artist 1 / 4 of a century later?
Gallagher has been performing as a solo artist for the previous couple of years, after first fronting his band Beady Eye following Oasis’ cut up in 2009.
His Knebworth announcement follows headline units at Studying and Leeds Pageant and TRNSMT over the summer time, alongside a free gig for NHS workers on the O2.
Kasabian, Michael Kiwanuka, Goat Lady and Fats White Household will play the assist slots.
Tickets for the Knebworth gig go on common sale on Friday 8 October by Dwell Nation.