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MILAN - As you remember in a video by me, Milan in 2000 @ Forum was the first "Beady Eye" concert, in the sense of first concert without Noel. From the archives, this here is a short version (plus something else coming to my mind) for the new email readers, of my memories about Milan Alcatraz 2005, where Beady Eye will perform. I see also many foreign people are coming, also because Beady Eye gigs are not so many now, and not in every country. I know some people are reading and they're jealous because they don't have a concert there, so come here :). Support band was a terrible duo similar to the fucking Norwegian Kings of Convenience (why do I always find bad-mannered people from there? Is it the cold freezing their Norwegian wood brain? Really, what a fucking bunch of assholes! -  no gig there, good, lol) ...we were sleeping, they were not "very Oasis"... well it was like having the song "I don't believe the world outside my room" all the time :), nice but zzz...not for a concert... anyway, that's really a song-"mirror" of the people today, not believing in anything. And the crowd was shouting everything against them. They "saved" themselves just because one was wearing an Oasis t-shirt, lol.
If Mario Balotelli sees it's at a place called Alcatraz, he would be interested ahaha (you remember, he entered a jail "for fun").
This was at the beginning of the "Don't believe the truth" tour. The album was not out yet, it was a kind of "preview" gig (in fact there was another concert in October @ Forum, that time with the Coral), so the new songs were... new :)
We were getting bored waiting for the gig because it was just springtime but hot, as it could be this March. I met a girl, who was from "the blue suburban skies" :) (to quote the Beatles), so her name was Penny Lane :) (no it was not the groupie from the film Almost Famous :). The little town where she was from (called Novate Milanese, or Champagne SuperNovate Milanese :) was the closest to where Oasis would have performed their last concert ever in 2009, but as we know, then unfortunately they didn't.
But, as that is the place of Milan Expo 2015, we have to be optimist also about the Gallaghers future, in fact it seems to be bright as usual.
So, Penny Lane wanted to have a walk around with me... ok, let's go.
We had a too large walk around, in fact we went back to the centre, quite far from Alcatraz.
We were in the park where I used to play football when I was a child, and we sunbathed a bit, almost falling asleep in the sun for how good it was.
Then we went in front of the Football English pub where Oasis have been, to the big french shop of music where once I met Suede (and Placebo, with Brian Molko winking his eye at me, no comment). Though I'm allergic to pollen, I had no problems in the park, very strange (Penny Lane, very strange :) but inside the french shop I had like 100 sneezes (and Penny Lane was continuously laughing all the time... you can write a song about all this :) and me sneezing. I knew my main allergy is not the pollen but the french, lol.
Then we came back to Alcatraz, where we met a boy from Naples (then I met him other times, as @ an Oasis gig in Florence), who was very similar to Liam :), you know, in Naples "copying things" is very typical :)), and he wanted to sell us the new Oasis cd, two weeks before it was coming out ahaha (this seems me with Beady Eye album preview :). It's better that Noel doesn't read this, Noel wants the money. Naples people usually are very funny, and this one too.
The there was my "famous" rescue of Melissa, the "escape from Alcatraz" :)



Fucking in the bushes & Turn up the sun: it was a new song, so the people were more excited for Oasis than for the song itself they didn't know. Notice Liam repeating the first sentence 2 times, cos he couldn't hear well, there was too much noise from the people (and also because he often forgets the lyrics ehehe). This song was my alarm clock in the morning from 2005 to 2008 (listen to the great cd version). I love this tune (by Andy), inspired by the bittersweet movie Midnight cowboy, with Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight, the father of Angelina Jolie (songs as Everybody's talking at me, by Harry Nilsson)


Bring it on down

The meaning of soul, bootleg audio. This one's for Melissa. 
It used to be the song on Sky Sports tv publi-city :) in England

Songbird, Liam could add this for the concert ehehe as he said


Morning glory

Live forever. Great Britain flag at minute 2:53 :)

Champagne Supernova
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Beady Eye gigography and next tour dates

2000

30 May - Forum, Milan, Italy (the first "Noeless" gig since 1991 when he didn't join Oasis yet)

summer tour without Noel

2003

16 November - Andy Bell unplugged - Debaser, Stockholm, Sweden (bootleg)

2011


3rd & 4th March - Barrowland, Glasgow, Scotland +here and here + bootleg
6th & 7th March - O2 Apollo, Manchester +bootleg 1 +bootleg 2
9th & 10th March - Troxy, London +bootleg 1
13 March - Casino de Paris, Paris, france
14 March - E-Werk, Koln, Germany
16 March - Alcatraz, Milan, Italy +dvd bootleg
18 March - La Riviera, Madrid, Spain +bootleg
19 March - Bikini, Toulouse, france
21 March - Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland (bootleg)
22 March - Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium (bootleg)
14 & 15 April - The Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland here a bootleg image
17 April - Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland
20 April - O2 Academy, Newcastle (a photo here)
23 April - Centre, Newport (photo and bootleg)
30 May - Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany
+a photo here + win tickets here
8 June - Saschall, Firenze, Italy +my story here +bootleg here +win tickets here
11th June - Papillons de Nuit Festival, Saint Lo, france
12 June - Isle of Wight festival +story here and here +interview here +videos here +interview and bootleg here
25th June - Theater of Living Art, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
30 June - Rock Werchter, Belgium (bootleg)
1 July - Main Square Festival, Arras, france +a photo here
7 July - BBK Live Festival, Bilbao, Spain
9 July - Oxegen Festival, Naas, Ireland
26 August - Reading Festival (win tickets) +videos here +review&video here +bootleg here
3 September - AX Hall, Seoul, South Korea
14 September - Twinkle Rock Festival, Taipei, Taiwan
7 October - Atlantico, Rome, Italy +main bootleg here +another bootleg here
+win the concert here
11 October - Volkshaus, Zurich, Switzerland (postponed)
13 October - Gasometer, Vienna, Austria (postponed)
31 October - Theater Caupolican, Santiago, Chile
2 November - Teatro de Verano Ramon Collazo, Montevideo, Uruguay
3 November - Teatro Colegiales, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4 November - Personal Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina
5 November - Planeta Terra festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil
12 November - O2 Academy, Sheffield
14 November - O2 Academy, Birmingham
17 November - O2 Academy Brixton, London
2 December - The Warfield, San Francisco, U.S.A.
3 December - Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, U.S.A. +another complete review here +win tickets here and here
5 December - First Avenue, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
6 December - The Rave Ballroon, Milwaukee, U.S.A.
9 December - Terminal 5, New York, U.S.A.
10 December - House of Blues, Boston, U.S.A.

2012

new tour

2013

3 June - Abbey Road, London (acoustic) +bootleg here
7 June - McClusky's, Kingston (album launch acoustic gig)



8 November - Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

2014

Noel Gallagher solo gigography, and Low Lying Turds tour dates

(although his blinded fans say he's a "new solo artist", it's 20 years he's around and already played "solo" gigs previously (the first one in 1994), with the help of other people of course, as the Unplugged 1996, the gig for Tibet, the tour in 2006-2007, London, Milan, Manchester, Moscow, Los Angeles, Toronto, Paris, Australia, etc.)

2010


25 March - Royal Albert Hall - London

2011


28 November - Alcatraz - Milan, Italy + review here +video bootleg here +audio and video bootleg here

2012


lost interest... even Noel got bored of himself

10 April - Auditorio Banamex - Monterrey, Mexico (cancelled)

END OF THE HIGH FLYING BIRDS

2013

fans leave the gig again and ask for Liam again
..... € 10 = £ 8
 

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