“You got jobs?” Noel Gallagher asks. “How can you have jobs if you’re high all the time? I’d be high all the time if I lived here.” Gallagher savored the herbal magic in the air during his recent tour with Garbage and Metric. The mind behind Oasis and High Flying Birds enjoyed the scents while delivering an exceptional performance during a recent stop in Los Angeles.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds is currently on tour in support of their latest album, Council Skies. Since 2011, Gallagher has released a trilogy of albums under this name. While all of them are enjoyable, his latest work showcases a few A-grade tunes and finds the right balance between the present and the past. He doesn’t repeat himself or rely solely on his greatest hits but instead continues to deliver clever and playful rock tunes.
Gallagher isn’t interested in dwelling on nostalgia. When introducing a new song, he makes it loud and clear to the audience that they won’t be hearing “Supersonic,” despite the somewhat familiar intro in the latest track… The artist performed several songs from his new album, and as a whole, the audience responded with the same enthusiasm as Gallagher himself.
Gallagher is one of those seasoned artists who can say, “This is from our new album!” and you eagerly anticipate hearing it. The crowd effortlessly grooved to his new songs, including “Easy Now” and “We’re Going To Get There in the End.” It’s one of those rare concert experiences where you wish the artist had even more time to showcase their new stuff, like “Dead to the World” and an absolute banger cover of John Lennon’s “Mind Games.”
The second half of the set featured Oasis classics. Naturally, the crowd went wild. …
Author: Jack Giroux / High Times