Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher discussed Keith Richards asking him if Mick Jagger was a “bigger c*nt” than Liam Gallagher.
He told Absolute Radio, “I go up to the bar and there’s Keith Richards, looking exactly as you would imagine, scarf and a hat. He suddenly turns around and says, ‘Ah, you’re still around, are you?’ … His second line was, ‘One thing I’ve always wanted to ask you: Who is the bigger c*nt, your singer or mine?’ And I said, ‘Well, as your singer wrote some of the greatest lyrics of all time, I’m going to say mine.’”
“[Richards] was like, ‘Your band, you were quite interesting there for a while,’ and I was like, ‘I could actually say the same to you,'” Gallagher said. “But he was great and such a dude. It kinda reaffirms your faith in all your heroes when you meet Keith, because he is the man.”
In the same interview, Gallagher shared his passion for U2 and his frustration at people who say they don’t like any of the Irish band’s work. “I’m like, ‘No, what you’re saying is you don’t like Bono, right? …You’re not telling me you don’t like one single note that they’ve ever done.’ It’s rubbish, it’s nonsense.”
He said about Bono dividing music fans, “I’ve said this to him, so I’ll say it to you – nobody likes a do-gooder, nobody likes it. That’s why people like me, I’m a do-badder.”