Noel Gallagher Success Story

Noel Gallagher Success Story

Noel Thomas David Gallagher


Noel Gallagher is a lead songwriter, guitarist and musician. He was a voclist, lead guitarist and the chief song-writer of Oasis, the rock band. Noel has helped tremendously in shaping the English rock music during the 1990s.

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The band produced a number of hit singles, including Supersonic and Wonderwall. Noel embarked upon his career as a solo artist in 2011. His debut album, High Flying Birds was released in 2011.


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Noel was born on May 29, 1967 in Manchester, England to Peggy and Thomas Gallagher. He had a traumatic childhood due to an alcoholic and abusive father. His mother left his father in 1982. Noel taught himself to play guitar by imitating songs from the radio. He was inspired by the performance of 'The Smiths' for 'This Charming Man'.

Early Career

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Noel auditioned for the Manchester band of Inspiral Carpets. He went on a tour with them as a roadie. Gallagher joined his brother’s band Oasis. He bagged a six-album contract with Creation Records. Their Definitely Maybe was the fastest selling debut in the history of UK. Their second album, (What's the Story) Morning Glory?, did equally well. Don't Look Back in Anger topped the music charts in the country.


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Noel parted ways with the band in 2009 and formed Sour Mash Records. Proud Mary was one of its first clients. He released his solo album, High Flying Birds in 2011. His second self-titled album received double platinum certificate. In the Heat of the Moment of Chasing Yesterday was released in 2015, and reached the US charts at number 35.


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In 2007, Gallagher, along with the rest of the Oasis band, was awarded for their outstanding contribution to music at the Brit Awards. The Importance of Being Idle topped the UK charts and received NME's Best Song award in 2005. In 1996, the band received the Best British Band Award.

Personal Life

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Noel was engaged to his girlfriend Diane, but they eventually separated ways. Noel had a relationship with Louise Jones. In 1997, he married Meg Mathews. They got divorced four years later. The couple has a daughter. In 2011, he married MacDonald.


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