KEXP Exclusive: Live Session & Interview with Beady Eye… listen now!

Beady Eye is the new group from Oasis members Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer and Andy Bell, plus newcomer Chris Sharrock. They’re a blistering mix of classic rock, pop, and glam that proves that while Oasis may be long gone, their spirit certainly endures. The debut album Different Gear, Still Speeding, is chock full of all Oasis’ trademark Britpop attributes: snarky vocals, hooky guitars, and simple but addictive chord progression.

Although fans will have to wait one week to pick up the album, you can listen to an live preview, recorded exclusively for KEXP, right now! KEXP’s own Cheryl Waters had the fortune to talk with Liam Gallagher and Andy Bell about Beady Eye before the session. You can listen to both the interview and the live performance here:

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Visit Beady Eye’s official site, like them on Facebook, and pre-order their debut album at Dangerbird.

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  1. Kellie
    Posted February 23, 2011 at 9:14 am | Permalink

    Hope they’ll tour here eventually! Live forever my friends <3

  2. Marcelo
    Posted February 23, 2011 at 9:57 am | Permalink

    Perfect words Mr David Chappelow

  3. GatorSam
    Posted February 23, 2011 at 1:01 pm | Permalink

    loved hearing more new tracks from the forthcoming album. it looks like the lads are in top form. i hope everyone out there gives them a chance to entertain all of us!

  4. Rene
    Posted February 23, 2011 at 1:16 pm | Permalink

    Mad fer it!!!

  5. Rainy Griffin
    Posted February 23, 2011 at 1:30 pm | Permalink

    yess!!!!!!!Excellent neo beatles

  6. David
    Posted February 23, 2011 at 2:06 pm | Permalink

    Finally a band with a new sound that rocks. I am going to have to check out Oasis a bit more. All I have ever heard was Wonderwall and Some Might Say.

  7. vitor
    Posted February 23, 2011 at 5:02 pm | Permalink

    amazing….by noel… will make their music and come back and see that they’re even better together…

  8. Day Cunningham
    Posted February 23, 2011 at 6:19 pm | Permalink

    Beady Eye sound fantastic! Liam’s voice is like a bottle of wine… Gets better as it ages!

    Can’t wait too see them live in Liverpool!

  9. Paul
    Posted February 23, 2011 at 7:46 pm | Permalink

    Bloody Amazing, Great musicians playing music the way it should be done!!!!!!!!

  10. Shaun
    Posted February 23, 2011 at 8:10 pm | Permalink


    You definitely owe it to yourself to check out more Oasis. They didn’t have the staying power in the US that they did in the rest of the world, and the only thing most Americans know them for are maybe a few tracks from WTSMG. Shame, really. You haven’t completely lived until you’ve sang Rock and Roll Star at the top of your lungs with 70,000 other fans at a proper Oasis gig.

    That said, the Beady Eye tracks are sounding pretty good. I don’t hear as many hooks right away, but sometimes some songs are just growers.

    Great interview, too. Liam really was pretty decent, and for once he actually enunciated—as least as best as he can? I could understand him, at least. I hope when—(if?)—Noel gets his solo career off and rocking KEXP will give him the same treatment.

    Stay madferit!

  11. joventour
    Posted February 24, 2011 at 12:09 pm | Permalink

    Nós aqui no Brasil estamos ansiosos pela chegada do mês de março. E agora Noel?
    Saúde e paz!!!

  12. Janaina Oliveira
    Posted February 24, 2011 at 3:56 pm | Permalink


  13. clouseau
    Posted November 28, 2011 at 12:08 am | Permalink

    can’t believe i didn’t know about this until now! Beady Eye at the Shobox @ the market, this wednesday, gonna be proper. top.
    this session sounds swiss.
    not such arseholes are they? that was the 90’s with a head full of coke….

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