Liam Gal­lagher: Oa­sis couldn't work with two Li­ams or Noels

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Liam Gal­lagher says Oa­sis wouldn't have worked with "two Noels or two Li­ams". The 'Some Might Say' group's front­man says de­spite being his older sib­ling Noel Gal­lagher's bit­ter ri­val, the con­stant clash­ing is what made the Brit­pop group - which came to an abrupt end in Au­gust 2009 fol­low­ing a back­stage fight be­tween the pair be­fore a Paris fes­ti­val per­for­mance - so leg­endary. The 44-year-old rocker ad­mits that he left the 50-year-old gui­tarist to do most of the "graft", in­clud­ing writ­ing most of the songs, while he would live the rock 'n' roll life­style and "undo the graft", how­ever he says that is what was key to their suc­cess. Asked whether just per­form­ing Oa­sis songs was suf­fi­cient for him, Liam told the lat­est is­sue of GQ mag­a­zine: "Al­ways. Hon­estly. I knew the score. That was Noel's thing. My thing was the whole clichÈ: the sex, the drugs, the rock'n'roll. "I lived it, mate. I was it. And that's why Oa­sis worked. We couldn't have both been bor­ing and nei­ther could we have both been head­cases like me. "And I know how much it an­noyed him. He did the graft while I went out and un­did the graft. But Oa­sis wouldn't have worked with two Li­ams or two Noels. "The Rolling Stones wouldn't have worked if they were nuns, would they?" The 'Wall of Glass' singer - who is gear­ing up to re­lease his de­but solo al­bum 'As You Were' later this year - then con­firmed Noel's re­cent com­ments that he might lead the rock star life but Liam is the "rock star". He added: "Lis­ten, I'm sorry he got dealt the card he did to write the songs, but who's the one with eight houses now? As he says him­self, he might have the rock-star life, but who is the real rock star here?" It comes after Noel said: "I live a rock star life... But I'm not sure that I'm a rock star. "Liam's a rock star. Do you know what I mean?"

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