Related BBC sites

Page last updated at 10:06 GMT, Friday, 15 August 2008 11:06 UK
Oasis announce UK tour on Radio 1
by Kev Geoghegan
Radio 1 music reporter

Noel Gallagher
A particularly well lubricated Noel Gallagher visited the Chris Moyles Breakfest Show

Noel Gallagher has announced that Oasis will tour the UK this autumn.

He took their new single, The Shock Of the Lightning, into Radio 1's breakfast show today for its first official play.

The tour kicks off with two nights at the Liverpool Echo Arena on 7 October, the day after Oasis's new album, Dig Out Your Soul, is released.

Another track, Falling Down, was leaked on to the internet this week. It has been remixed by the Chemical Brothers as a b-side to the new single.

For the first time, Oasis are releasing a limited edition box set of the new album, containing vinyl discs, CDs, a DVD and a hardback book.

The DVD features films recorded during the album sessions.

Gallagher, who'd apparently been drinking until 6am, also managed to get in few digs directed at Mark Ronson and Amy Winehouse.

He described Scouting For Girls as "Scouting For Idiots" and compared Winehouse to a "destitute horse".
Noel Gallagher
Spot the resemblance, Noel was presented with a cake

Of Brit-winner Ronson, he said: "He wants to write his own tunes instead of ruining everyone else's.

"Mark Ronson needs to learn three chords on the guitar and write a tune."

Gallagher also had a pop at Kaiser Chiefs, he said: "The Monkees haven't split up, they're just going under the name of the Kaiser Chiefs.

"I did drugs for 18 years and I never got that bad as to say, 'You know what? I think the Kaiser Chiefs are brilliant.'"

Oasis tour dates:

• Liverpool Echo Arena - 7 & 8 October

• Sheffield Arena - 10 & 11 October

• Birmingham NIA - 13 & 14 October

• London Wembley - 16 & 17 October

• Bournemouth BIC - 20 & 21 October

• Cardiff INT. Arena - 23 & 24 October

• Belfast Odyssey Arena - 29 & 30 October

• Aberdeen Exhibition Centre - 1 & 2 November

• Glasgow SECC - 4 & 5 November

New Oasis song appears online
Thursday, 14 August 2008, 11:10 GMT |  Music
In pictures: Madonna reaches 50
Friday, 15 August 2008, 13:17 GMT |  Entertainment
'I chased Cheryl for two years'
Friday, 15 August 2008, 09:42 GMT |  Entertainment
Oasis post new song clip online
Friday, 1 August 2008, 09:04 GMT |  Music
Red Light Company on the march
Wednesday, 13 August 2008, 08:17 GMT |  Music
Ronson signs The Rumble Strips
Tuesday, 12 August 2008, 13:32 GMT |  Music

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2020 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific