Break out the Champagne, my little supernovas – the constantly-warring Gallagher brothers have declared a ceasefire. Word on the streets (or rather, on the (Internets) is that the pair have reached a “gentleman’s agreement” to reform Oasis next year.
Now, I confess to giggling at the thought of Noel and Liam being mentioned in a sentence that contains the word “gentleman” -- but that’s because I remember the fights, rude gestures and general crabbiness that made Oasis so entertaining the first time around. But the friction produced some great music, including one of my favorite Britpop-era songs, “Wonderwall,” so I’m all in.
Noel made headlines back in January when he told Q magazine that he would only consider reforming Oasis if there were a massive payday involved.
“Would I do it for charity?” he asked rhetorically. “No, we’re not that kind of people.” But “if everybody’s still alive and still has their hair, it’s always a possibility – but only for the money.”
Never underestimate the bonds of brotherhood. But it’s important to remember that nothing’s in writing yet – and with these guys, there’s always a possibility that things could go pear-shaped.