If there’s anything that comes to mind when thinking of the band Oasis, ‘world peace’ probably isn’t it.
The Gallagher brothers are just as well known for their epic fall outs as their impressive back catalogue, but Noel thinks things could have gone a little differently.
When discussing his favourite b-sides with Mr Hyde, Noel admitted he thought they could have changed the world if they’d chosen a different path with their song releases
‘From ’93 to ’96 every song I wrote was a classic – I thought it’d last forever,’ he said.
‘If The Masterplan, the b-sides album, had come out instead of Be Here Now, we may have won the Nobel Peace Prize.
‘I don’t think there’d be war in the Middle East, I don’t think there’d be radical Muslims. I think we’d have saved the world, the songs were that good.’
In fairness The Masterplan is packed full of pretty brilliant b-sides, but we’re not entirely convinced lyrics such as ‘Sittin’ on my own/Chewin’ on a bone/A thousand million/Miles from home’ could promote world peace…
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