Thursday 24 May 2018

Liam Gallagher says relationship with brother Noel is 'terrible'

Noel and Liam Gallagher of Oasis bring out boxer Ricky Hatton of England's belts before taking on Paulie Malignaggi during their light-welterweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena November 22, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Gichigi/Getty Images)
Noel and Liam Gallagher of Oasis bring out boxer Ricky Hatton of England's belts before taking on Paulie Malignaggi during their light-welterweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena November 22, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Gichigi/Getty Images)
Noel and Liam Gallagher
Noel (L) Gallagher and Liam Gallagher members of the British rock band "Oasis" hold a photocall in Hong Kong 25 February 2006.

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Liam Gallagher's relationship with his older brother Noel is "terrible" and the worst it's ever been.

The siblings have barely spoken since Noel walked out on Oasis in August 2009 following a backstage row in Paris which ended with Liam attacking his older sibling with a guitar. Following an escalation of their war of words in 2017, the 45-year-old singer admits relations between him and Noel, 50, are at an all-time low but he's still hopeful they will make it up one day.

Noel and Liam Gallagher
Noel and Liam Gallagher

In an interview with Jo Whiley before his BBC Radio 2 In Concert show on Thursday night, Liam said: "It's terrible, but we will get there in the end at some point man."

When Jo asked: "Do you think you will?" He replied: "Yeah. I hope so."

The 'For What It's Worth' singer says the 'Fort Knox' songwriter isn't showing any signs of reconciling with him just yet, and that he's too busy enjoying his latest musical experiment, a singer playing the scissors along to his new song 'She Taught Me How To Fly'.

Liam said: "No, no, no. But he's got a scissor player now so he's happy, isn't he? He's getting his scissors off. Come to my gig I've got someone sharpening a pencil, it's right out there."

Noel (L) Gallagher and Liam Gallagher members of the British rock band
Noel (L) Gallagher and Liam Gallagher members of the British rock band "Oasis" hold a photocall in Hong Kong 25 February 2006.

Their feud has been intensified this year with Liam repeatedly logging on to his Twitter account to insult his "beige potato" brother, whilst he has also publicly attacked him for his response to the terrorist attack that occurred outside the Manchester Arena at an Ariana Grande concert in May, which claimed the lives of 22 people in their hometown.

Noel admitted people have expected him to fire back "all guns blazing" but he refuses to sink to Liam's level and he knows if he ignores him it will only make him more mad.

And the guitarist insists people should be prepared for it to continue because there won't be any thaw in their frosty relationship.

The 'Holy Mountain' songwriter said recently: "What you've got to understand is that the tweeting is all playing to the gallery. It's sport. I'll be in a boozer and someone will say, 'F***ing hell, our kid's gone Donald Trump.

"But you know, I'm trying to soar like an eagle and I'm being asked to comment on the ramblings of a common pigeon. People want me to come out all guns blazing. I know the game. I know how it works, I invented it. But I couldn't adequately express my indifference to it ... And it's not going to stop by the way. It's only going to get worse."

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