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22nd Jun 2017

Liam Gallagher, Steve Coogan and a heap of Guinness combine for this great story

Paul Moore

“John McEnroe, you f**king maniac!” Superb stuff from our kid.

Truth be told, we never tire of hearing an interview from the Gallagher brothers because they always provide a few nuggets of absolute gold. Who can forget that moment when Noel Gallagher openly admitted that he spent years moving furniture around various rooms, just to make Liam believe in ghosts?

“If we were ever anywhere remotely spooky, we’d tell Liam that the house was haunted, particularly his bedroom. When he’d get up in the morning and go and have his breakfast, someone would go in and turn the pictures back to front, or fucking move a lamp beside his bed across the other side of the room. He’d arrive pale, ‘have you been in my fucking room?’ ‘No, why?’ ‘You’ve been in my room, because now the fucking lamp is in the toilet.’

You just don’t get that from other musicians!

We’re delighted to see Liam return with his new solo album, and aside from looking out for his fans and stating that most bands have ‘got guitars around their necks because they go with their shoes’, the singer has been on blistering form when talking to the media.

Noisey have released a new episode in their British Masters series, this time featuring the former Oasis frontman.

The whole interview is great, but the anecdote about a night that Liam spent drinking with Steve Coogan is great.

“Love The Trip. Love Coogan. Love Rob Brydon. Love Coogan more though. Even though he’s cleaned up his shit and that…he just looks fucking… like he’s close to the bone,” Gallagher said.

“Partied with him once, there was a wedding going on. Me and him are sat at the bar, having a couple of fucking drinks, and loads of people come in, they’re going like “Liam are you gonna sing ‘Wonderwall’?”. Coogan’s going ‘Leave him alone, I’ll fucking sing a song. He got up on stage and sung ‘It’s Not Unusual’ by Tom Jones” but fucking mega,” Gallagher said.

It gets better as you can see below.

It’s worth seeing the whole interview for more anecdotes featuring Maradona, his memories of playing Glastonbury, why Oasis never went big in the US and why mashed potatoes are just violence.

Here’s the interview in full.

Clip via –Noisey