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Robbie reckons Oasis should reunite, so that’s decided

By | Published on Thursday 26 July 2018


Robbie Williams has said that Liam and Noel Gallagher will have to set aside their differences and reunite Oasis. They just aren’t successful enough in their solo careers – what with their recent number one albums – to avoid a bit of reliving the past, he reckons.

“I think there will be [an Oasis reunion]”, Williams tells The Sun. “Liam Gallagher has just come back and he’s done pretty well. He had a platinum record with his solo album and I think that’s what everybody was waiting for. I think the next time he releases an album it won’t do as well. Noel’s album didn’t do too good either. I think it sold like 70,000 copies or something, which for Noel isn’t great”.

He goes on: “If they’re anything like me, which I think they are, they will want to be doing the most successful thing they can do, and the most successful thing they can do is a reunion. I think they’ll both need to do it”.

Last week, Liam did once again hold out an olive branch of sorts to his brother, tweeting: “Earth to Noel: Listen up rkid, I hear you’re doing gigs where people can’t drink alcohol now, that’s the BeZarist thing you’ve done yet. I forgive you, now let’s get the BIG O back together and stop fucking about. The drinks are on me”.

However, Williams also conceded that he “can’t see them taking Rob’s advice”. Indeed, if anything, Williams prophesising an Oasis reunion probably makes it less likely that the Gallagher brothers would reunite, given their history of not liking Robbie Williams very much.

Still, back when Oasis were the biggest British rock band on the planet, no one was throwing fish at Liam. That’s all changed now. While performing at the Benicassim festival in Spain at the weekend, someone lobbed a “stinky, smelly fish” onto the stage as he was about to break into Oasis hit ‘Cigarettes And Alcohol’.

“So which dickhead threw the fish here then?” Gallagher asked the audience, stopping his band as they were about to start the song. “Fucking stinky, smelly fish, man. Now listen, right, it ain’t that fucking bad, right. Don’t be throwing fish on stage. I’ve seen a lot worse than this shit. Alright?”

It’s not entirely clear what “shit” he was referring too, whether he meant the festival at large or his own performance in particular. Anyway, he then halted proceedings a second time as the band once again attempted to start the song.

“I can’t be singing while there’s a fish there, mate”, he said. “That’s rank”.

A roadie then appeared and removed the offending creature, and the show was resumed without further incident.