Noel Gallagher

Noel Thomas David Gallagher is an English singer, songwriter, and musician. He was the chief songwriter, lead guitarist, and co-lead vocalist of the rock band Oasis until their split in 2009. After leaving Oasis, he formed Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds. He is one of the most successful songwriters in British music history, as the writer of 8 UK number 1 singles, and co-writer of a further number 1; and the sole or primary writer of 10 UK number 1 studio albums. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential songwriters in the history of British rock music, cited by numerous major subsequent artists as an influence. Gallagher began playing guitar at the age of 12, and became a roadie and technician for Inspiral Carpets at the age of 21. He learned that his younger brother Liam had joined a band called The Rain, which eventually became Oasis, and Liam invited him to join the group as their lead guitarist. He agreed on the condition that he would write their material.

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