Published Oct 25, 2017Noel Gallagher has once again squashed hopes of an Oasis reunion in the foreseeable future, claiming that if he got the band back together, "it would be the death of me as a person."
The former Oasis songwriter/guitarist is on the verge of releasing a new album under the banner of Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, and in a new interview with Q [via NME], Gallagher has maintained his stance on keeping Oasis broken up.
"I've been very consistent about it," Gallagher said. "I don't need the money, I don't need the glory, I don't need to relive the memories. If I was to get Oasis back together tomorrow and then do a tour, I'd have a hundred million dollars in the bank but I'd have learnt fuck all."
Instead, he's keeping his gaze looking forward when it comes to musical ambitions.
"I'd have actually wasted a year of being in the studio with a person like [producer] David Holmes," he continued. "It would be the death of me as a person."
Driving the nail further into Oasis' coffin, Gallagher insisted that his old band doesn't have any unfinished business.
"I could understand if we were a band who'd been going for five years and were just at out peak, but Oasis have got no unfinished business," he said. "We did it. We fucking did it, and then some. It's done."
In the same Q interview, Gallagher addressed his brother Liam's persistent jabs in the press. "I'm trying to soar like an eagle and I'm being asked to comment on the ramblings of a common pigeon," he said.
Noel Gallagher's latest High Flying Birds LP, Who Built the Moon?, is due out on November 24 via Sour Mash.