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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds soars to the top of the U.K. charts

By Patrick Luce Oct 25, 2011, 18:15 GMT

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds soars to the top of the U.K. charts

NOEL GALLAGHER\'S HIGH FLYING BIRDS marks Gallagher\'s first solo album project since the 2009 split of multi-platinum band Oasis. As songwriter, guitarist and producer of Oasis since the band\'s inception in 1993, Noel Gallagher was at the helm for their global success, from the launch of their first indie UK singles in 1994 to their final shows together in the summer of 2009. Over the course of their ...more

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds soared to the No. 1 spot in the U.K. with 122,000 copies sold in the first week of release. The album was released in Europe on October 18th and is already ranking among the highest selling debuts of 2011.

The album will hit the U.S. on November 8th on the Mash/Mercury Records label and the band will follow the release with their network television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman on November 10th.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds was recorded in London and completed in Los Angeles during 2010 and the first half of 2011. The album was co-produced by Noel Gallagher and Dave Sardy, who produced the last Oasis album, Dig Out Your Soul (2008).

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will launch their first tour of North America November 7th in Toronto, ON and will include multiple shows in New York and Los Angeles.

During a press conference this summer, Gallagher stated the concerts would be a blend of classic Oasis tracks along with his new solo material.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds North America Tour Dates:

November 7 & 8 @ Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
November 11 @ Philadelphia, PA @ Academy of Music
November 12 @ Boston, MA @ Wang Theatre
November 14 & 15 @ New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
November 17 & 18 @ Los Angeles, CA @ Royce Hall
November 19 @ San Francisco, CA @ Orpheum Theatre

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