Special People Change: Beady Eye breaks out ‘Champagne Supernova’ live for the first time
Liam has always been the most petulant Gallagher brother, like back when he was doing press in 2011 for the first Beady Eye release, Different Gear, Still Speeding, and he swore up and down that he would never play Oasis songs with his new band. Oh me oh my how times have changed. When fans and critics flocked to Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and took to ignoring Beady Eye, Liam changed his tune faster than a cannonball.
Beginning with two support gigs for the Stone Roses massive reunion homecoming gigs during the summer of 2012 in Manchester, Beady Eye started peppering a couple Oasis songs into their set like “Rock ‘n’ Roll Star” and “Morning Glory.” But it took until pair of shows in Japan; last night in Yokohama and tonight in Osaka, to pull out the biggest gun in the Oasis catalog, “Champagne Supernova” (footage above is taken from the Yokohama date). It marked the first times that Liam has sung the song since August 22, 2009 in Staffordshire, England.
Despite reports earlier this year that the brothers Gallagher had settled their feud since the two got into a physical altercation before a ’09 concert in Paris where Liam allegedly busted up one of Noel’s guitars – one even said they planned on opening a bar named “Supersonic” – Liam continues to slag his older sibling. Just a few weeks back when the first round of Oasis remasters were announced, Liam distanced himself from the project via Twitter, and got in a dig at Noel by calling him, “some roadie from the 80s” (Noel famously loaded gear in and out for Inspiral Carpets before taking over Oasis).