Malahide Castle, Dublin: Sunday 16th June, 2019.
Plus very special guests
DOVES – DMA’S – BLOSSOMS
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds today confirm a summer show at Malahide Castle on 16th June 2019. Special guests are Doves, DMA’S and Blossoms.
Noel Gallagher has now been one of the most loved and successful songwriters for over a quarter of a century and recently won the 2018 Q Awards for Outstanding Contribution To Music and Best Solo Artist – adding to Noel’s list of prestigious accolades including the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection in 2013, NME Godlike Genius Award in 2012 and the Q Icon Award.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds first emerged in 2011 with the eponymous album released in October that year on Sour Mash Records. The album went double platinum in the UK and has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide.
Recorded in London and completed in Los Angeles during 2010 and the first half of 2011 it was co-produced by Noel and David Sardy, with whom Noel has previously worked with when in Oasis.
Noel stresses “Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds is me and whoever is around at the time of whatever it is that I’m doing, a loose collective kinda thing”
By the time a follow up album was due for release, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds live show had already surpassed playing 150 shows in 32 different countries.
The follow up album ‘Chasing Yesterday’ was released March 2015- the first album to be produced as well as written by Noel. On producing the album, Noel said: “It was a major pain in the arse., managing sessions from one end of the week to the other proved extremely difficult. I had all these people looking at me and saying: ‘right, what are we doing today?’ I felt like i was making the whole thing up as I went along.”
The album spawned live favourites ‘In the Heat of the Moment’ and “Lock all the Doors”. There followed another 122 shows in 28 countries.
A third album ‘Who Built The Moon?’ was recorded in sessions spanning 2 years with renowned producer, DJ and composer David Holmes in Belfast and London. It was released in November 2017.
The album debuted in UK at Number 1, achieving gold certification in less than 2 weeks after its release – making it a hat trick of Number 1 albums for Noel. Live, Noel continued to tour the world relentlessly, encompassing landmark open air shows and festival headlines, with a selection of songs he’s written and released over the past three decades, and this time with an expanded 11 piece band.
‘Who Built The Moon?’ was also a record-breaking 10th consecutive chart-topping studio album in UK for Noel – no other artist has achieved such a feat.
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