An Oasis from the Live8 insanity

Noel Gallagher, guitarist for Oasis, has some words for the organizers of the Live8 concert, the Live Aid sequel that partly hopes to raise money for the starving in Africa, and in part to convince nations to forgive Africa’s debt.

Here’s part of what Gallagher said:

“Correct me if I’m wrong, but are they hoping that one of these guys from the G8 is on a quick 15 minute break at Gleneagles (in Scotland) and sees ANNIE LENNOX singing SWEET DREAMS and thinks, ‘F**k me, she might have a point there, you know?'”

Excuse me for a second, but “Hahahaha!”

You know, I’m a little relieved, because the headline read “Gallagher says Live8 will never work.” I was thinking, “Maybe he thinks it could use a watermelon smashing act.” Thankfully, it wasn’t that Gallagher.

This is right up there with Peter Hitchens column for the Daily Mail, “Can the starving children of Africa save our has-been pop stars yet again?” I wish I could link to that, but it’s a subscription only, and I only subscribe to Sports Illustrated and certain conspiracy theories.

Author: Doug Powers

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