Most of the red tops will probably focus on the fact that the ex-Oasis singer (once again) pokes fun at his older brother in his latest interview. But the usual boastful Liam Gallagher has humbly admitted that he needed to recruit Adele's producer to help with his solo album because he can't pen "big songs" on his tod.
Liam confesses he was forced to get producer Greg Kurstin involved in the making of the highly anticipated album to ensure he has a winner on his hands.
"Ideally, you want to do it yourself. But I can’t write those fucking big songs. I’m limited. My verses are up there, but I just can’t do that next bit," he modestly reveals in a sit-down with the Evening Standard.
The new album, which is due out later this year, will be called ‘As You Were’ and its first single from it will be ‘Not For Sale’. Speaking about the album, he also had this to say: "The main thing is getting a record done, getting back touring and doing what I do: singing and moving people, rather than sitting at home doing nothing, spouting off on Twitter.”
Liam has certainly, as he puts it himself, been "spouting off" on social media a lot lately, particularly poking fun at his brother. But he believes he hasn't been too hard on Noel in his online jibes. "“No. Not at fucking all. I think he’s had it easy off me. It’s only sticks and stones, they won’t break his bones. Wait till I bump into the cunt. Everything I say is the fucking truth. I’ve not even dug that deep yet,” he says.
He then went on to describe his bother "like the new Robbie Williams or something. It’s fucking weird.”
During the candid in-depth interview, Liam also spoke about his messy divorce from Patsy Kensit, touches on his affair that caused it, and how he contemplated moving to sunny Spain to get away from it all.
"I was waiting for the divorce to kick in, to see what fucking pennies they’d throw back at me, and I was out of here," he told the Evening Standard. "I was gonna go and live in Spain and just chill out, get fit, eat nice, bit of sun on me bones and just fucking live."
He added, “I know it was all my own doing and that. But I was just living in ghoul world with fucking lawyers. Every day. If it wasn’t the divorce lawyer, it was the other lawyer.
“It was fucking grim. They just make it worse. They fucking strung it out, mate. They definitely know how long a piece of string is.”
He also boasted about how his son's modelling career is being helped by the fact that he's very fortunate to have Gallagher as his surname... and in his genes with "them two eyebrows!"
"And the fucking name Gallagher," he playfully says that he tells his son that: "'I want a cut of that as well! He’s like, 'What d’you mean?' I’m like, ‘See how much f***ing work you get if you change your name to Lennon Kensit. Zilch! So where’s my cut?'”
He also colourfully joked that his son has been wearing "some shite" when modelling but added: “Listen, he’s earning corn, man. Where’s my cut? Them two eyebrows, they’re mine, right? So I want a cut of this fucking wonga."
There's certainly plenty more entertaining quotes in the full interview....
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