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Liam Gallagher tweets spark reunion rumours

Former Oasis frontman sparks reunion rumours Credit: PA

Bookmakers have suspended odds of Oasis headlining this years’ Glastonbury festival after a number of tweets from Liam Gallagher.

The Burnage-born frontman spelled out ‘Oasis’ in five separate posts at around 8pm last night.

Ladbrokes suspended betting on the band reforming, saying: “Liam Gallagher’s decision to indulge in some spelling has seen the odds on #Oasis headlining the Saturday at #Glasto suspended.”

Meet Elsa - the unknown inspiration for one of Supersonic's best known lyrics

Elsa's owner was the sound engineer on Supersonic. Credit: Scott family/ITV News

"I know a girl called Elsa, she's into Alka-Seltzer" - the inspiration for that famous line from Supersonic was a Rottweiler that belonged to Manchester sound engineer Dave Scott.

Dave was in the studio when Noel Gallagher was writing the song.

Sadly Elsa died some years ago but the Scott family remain proud of their beloved pet's role in Oasis history.

Noel says he wrote Supersonic in ten minutes and it's his favourite Oasis song.

It reached Number 31 in the charts in April 1994.


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Exhibition marks 20 years since debut Oasis release

An exhibition will open at the Londonewcastle Project Space today to mark 20 years since the release of the debut Oasis single Supersonic, which came out on 11th April 1994.

The song was written by Noel Gallagher and appears on the album Definitely Maybe.

Fans have also been posting on social media to show their excitement at the event in east London.

Dario Muñoz said on the Oasis Facebook Fan Page: "Emotional memories" with Aaron Bennett saying "Soundtrack of some awesome years."

Chasing the Sun: Oasis 1993-97 is at Londonewcastle Project Space, 28 Redchurch Street, London E2, from 11-22 April

Liam Gallagher tells fans 'don't buy' remastered album

Former frontman of Oasis, Liam Gallagher, has told fans to boycott the reissue of 'Definitely Maybe'.

Last week, Oasis announced that they would be releasing a remastered version of the album to mark its 20th anniversary.

But over the weekend, Liam Gallagher told his twitter followers 'don't buy it'.


McCartney gets 'ultimate songwriter' award at NME awards

Sir Paul McCartney will get the award at the end of the month Credit: PA

Sir Paul McCartney is being celebrated by fellow songwriters with a special one-off prize at the NME Awards recognising his contribution to music over the past half century.

The music weekly has chosen to honour him after approaching a number of musicians who were united in naming him as being unmatchable in his craft.

He is to attend the event, to be staged on February 26 at London's O2 Academy in Brixton, to collect his Songwriter's Songwriter award.

City council release statement on Night & Day row

Manchester City Council has released a statement on a the noise abatement order issued to the Night & Day venue in the city centre.

The statement reads:

"We're legally obliged to investigate all complaints about noise nuisance. After receiving a series of complaints about the venue from one resident, we have spent several months trying to work with both parties but have now been forced to serve a noise abatement notice.

"However, this does not mean we are trying to close the Night and Day down, or that we do not support the city centre's long established live music scene. We now intend to work with the venue's management and the complainant to find a way of resolving the matter."

– Manchester City Council spokesperson

Night and Day claimant: I don't want the venue shut down

The resident at the centre of a row over a Manchester music venue says the does not want the venue closed down.

The man, who doesn't want to be named, told the Manchester Evening News:

"We have lived in flats around the city centre for three years and we love the shops, bars and nightlife in Manchester. We knew when we moved next to Night and Day that we would hear music, but we didn't expect the excessive noises we've heard.

"We've had pictures fall off the wall because the bass was so loud."

The resident lives with his partner at the flat told and the M.E.N. that council environmental health officers visited last Friday and Saturday night.

The council's team issued the abatement order after hearing the music from the venue.

He added:

"I've tried my utmost to work with the bar and communicate with them, but they just keep saying 'we have been here for a long time' and say I should move out. I want to make it clear that we don't want them to close down".

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