IRC Chat with Noel Gallagher
4th August 1996

     Oasis: OK. Noel's here ...
     Oasis: Let's have some questions... 
     CR: Homer asks: after all that's happened over the last three years...
     	what makes you truly happy?
     Oasis: Playing live and making records
     CR: From Townsend: Whats in yer pockets, blokes from Oasis?
     Oasis: 210 pounds! and ... that's it!!!
     CR: doc asks: what is the status on the live album?
     Oasis: demos recorded for a new album. just waiting to go into the studio to record.
     Oasis: don't know about the live album yet.
     CR: From SISA01: Do you prefer big or small gigs?
     Oasis: i like both.
     CR: from al: When did Noel start to play guitar?
     Oasis: started at six
     Chris: from Shari: Is there going to be a b-side compilation in the States?
     Oasis: hopefully a compilation in the near future. no plans, yet!! but soon.
     CR: Karll asks: when will Oasis be releasing their next new single, 
     	and what will it be?
     Oasis: new single in the UK in January '97. don't know which one or the title yet.
     CR: Stellar asks: would they ever consider coming to south africa, 
     	I'd love to see them live.
     Oasis: we've not been asked.
     Oasis: but we'll play anywhere!
     CR: Homer asks: are there plans to do the next James Bond theme? 
     Oasis: no
     CR: jeepers asks: did you ever think you would be this big?
     Oasis: no

     CR: stefan asks: any plans for a gig in berlin?
     Oasis: no

     CR: redskies asks: In Champagne Supernova, you say "Slowly walking down the hall, 
     	faster than a canonball" Well which is it? Fast or slow?  
     Oasis: it's a lyric. that's it.
     CR: pigeon asks: are you playing any new songs on these tour dates?
     Oasis: yes: "my big mouth" and "it's getting better man".
     CR: modgirl asks: lot's of my friends plan on wearing Man City shirts to the shows. 
     	Is this a good way to get your attention, or is there a better way?
     Oasis: it's a good way. but there are better.
     CR: cnn asks: what are your feelings on bootlegs?
     Oasis: don't mind
     CR:  |HeRoN|!can you ask please: how do you feel about being compared to the beatles? 
     	even rated as better!?
     Oasis: flattered and embarassed
     CR: BombJack asks: How moshed-up is the band??
     Oasis: not at all
     CR: Valved asks: do you plan to work with Paul Weller again?
     Oasis: yes
     CR: NoelRulz asks: Ask Noel if he's learnt to drive his Roller yet :)
     Oasis: no
     CR: moonshado asks: will bonehead sing in future concerts?
     Oasis: absolutly not
     CR: Oasisgirl asks: Liam what is your favorite song that Noel has written?
     Oasis: liam's not here
     CR: moonshado asks: Will bonehead sing in future records?
     Oasis: nope
     CR: amanda in scotland asks: any plans for a haircut?
     Oasis: maybe in a few weeks
     CR: From Beavis:  What's your favorite Beatles song?
     Oasis: Ticket to Ride
     CR: mastrplan asks: will u please play the masterplan in cork on aug 14?
     Oasis: yes. i will.
     CR: Stellar ask: why does every '"indie/brit pop" band have to have "coming home" 
     	or "alright" in their songs, at least one that is?
     Oasis: maybe they're all lost and feeling alright
     CR: Noelle asks:  Is Maine Road going to be released on video?
     Oasis: yes
     CR: carpbunny asks:  What's your favorite movie?
     Oasis: Star Wars
     CR: auntjessi asks: why does Noel claim to have the 28  min. Helter Skelter bootleg
     	--I've seen one but it was a fake!
     Oasis: i don't
     CR: ]-[omer asks: who decides on the set list for gigs?
     Oasis: me
     CR: Valved asks:  How do you feel about the Sex Pistols reforming?
     Oasis: seen them twice thought they were fucking brilliant
     CR: stefan asks: will there be a video with all the music videos available?
     Oasis: yes. soon. but no real plans yet.

	 CR: karll asks: Whats Noels favorite food?
     Oasis: fried kuyadu
     *OasisGirl* my question is "Noel how does Meg feel about you going on the road with 
     	all the birds there ready to shag?"
     Oasis: don't know
     CR: are there any bands out currently that you admire or like? (besides Oasis)
     Oasis: all Oasis tribute bands
     CR: carpbunny asks: how do you feel about all the recent deaths due to heroin in rock?
     Oasis: not bothered
     CR: Talk2Nite asks: what does the band feel about making videos?
     Oasis: horrible
     CR: mophead asks: when are you planing to tour the west coast of America?
     Oasis: November
     CR: : which does Noel think is the best song off the forthcoming album?
     Oasis: all of them
     CR: |heron| asks: could you please ask: When do you plan to return to scotland, 
     	or is that too far away to think about? 
     Oasis: don't know
     CR: do you really think that the fighting between noel and liam will break up Oasis?"
     Oasis: no
     CR: mophead asks: due to popular rumor...whats the story on Liam and Patsy getting 
     Oasis: no plans as yet
     CR: cmc asks: how does it feel to play at loch lomond?
     Oasis: fab
     CR: whatever asks: Why was Liam kicked out of school?
     Oasis: He wasn't. I was.
     CR: Moonshadow asks: Does Alan have a girlfriend?
     Oasis: yes
     CR: townsend asks: did you ever read the Beano?
     Oasis: yes
     CR:  I'd like to know what they think of America, if it's really anything 
     	to shout about once you think you've made it?
     Oasis: america is cool but it's too big
     CR: jordache asks:which bands will support you in stockholm on wednesday?
     Oasis: the bluetones
     CR: al asks: whats noel's fav guitar
     Oasis: epiphone casino
     CR: rik asks: Can't wait to hear the collaboration with The Chemical Brothers -- 
     	is there going to be dance-orientated stuff a la Underworld?
     Oasis: don't know
     CR: This one is from me:  What's uncool about it being too big? Just wondering :)
     Oasis: there's nothing uncool about being too big
     CR: mophead asks: noel, how does it feel to be considered the next lennon by peoples 
     	such as me?
     Oasis: very flattering
     Oasis: Thanks to everyone! I've got to go now! Cheers!!!
     CR: Make sure you listen to the RealAudio broadcast in just an hour!

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