Noel Gallagher reflects on the impact David Bowie had on his career as a performer and as an individual. Noel talked about his initial days when he was writing his third album, ‘Who Built The Moon?’ for the High Flying Birds. He said:
“It was the first time I’d ever written in a studio, and he used to do it all the time, and my producer at the time was encouraging me to do that more. He was kind of like, ‘listen to interviews by him, saying you’ve got to put yourself out there and be slightly unsure of what you’re doing. That was a good point for where we were going at the time with our record.”
The Oasis and High Flying Birds star was amongst the people who attended ‘Moonage Daydream,’ the first officially sanctioned documentary on Bowie since his death from cancer in January 2016. The story is told through unseen footage, performances, and music. The feature film has the Ziggy Stardust performer’s narration.
Gallagher calls himself lucky that he met him during his lifetime and even accepted an award on his behalf with Kate Moss at the Brits in 2014. Noel calls Bowie’s story the most interesting story in all of music. Noel said that over the years, he got to know David Bowie better because of our work and the field of business.
He was first introduced to me in the ’80s, doing Let’s Dance and all that, and then going back, when I was getting more into music, going back in time. Gallagher considers Bowie a bigger inspiration now than he was in the past. Noel considers him one of the all-time greats.
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