Speaking at a press conference in London to announce two solo albums - ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ and an as-yet untitled companion LP – yesterday (06.07.11), he said: “I started the night of the BRITs when we won best album of the last hundred years, or whatever ... I was in the studio that night. That was a momentous night, because the wife phoned me up and told me she was pregnant and that was the first night we were recording the album.”
Noel – who quit Oasis after having a huge fight with Liam before a Paris concert in August 2009 - admits he could have released his albums earlier if he hadn’t had so much time off this year.
The ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ singer – who also has a three-year-old son Donovan, with Sara and an 11-year-old daughter Anais from his first marriage to Meg Matthews - added: “I seem to have a lot of time off, we (me and Sarah) got married, had another kid, but it was nice not to have to work to a deadline which is the first time I've ever done that for as long as I can remember. But the whole thing was going on for the best part of 18 months - both of them have.”
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