AKA... What a Life! by Noel Gallagher

AKA... What a Life!

Song Information

"AKA... What a Life!" is a song by the English rock band Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, released through Noel Gallagher's own Sour Mash Records and was produced by Dave Sardy whom Noel had previously worked with on Oasis records. Following the success of "The Death of You and Me", "AKA... What a Life!" was released as a digital UK single on 9 September 2011, alongside "If I Had a Gun...", which was released as a North American (digital) single on 31 August 2011. Noel names this single as one of his favourites from the album. On 1 September 2011, a minute and thirty second preview of "...What a Life!" was released through a sponsorship commercial by Vauxhall on YouTube, which supposedly gave attention to the commercial. Show video tutorial!

About the Artist

Noel Thomas David Gallagher (born 29 May 1967) is an English musician, best known as the former lead guitarist, backing vocalist and principal songwriter of the English rock band Oasis. Raised in Burnage, Manchester with brother Liam, Noel began learning guitar at the age of thirteen. After a series of odd jobs in construction, Noel worked for local Manchester band, Inspiral Carpets as a roadie and technician in 1988. Whilst touring with the Inspiral Carpets, he learned that Liam had formed a band of his own, known as The Rain, which eventually took on the name "Oasis". After Noel returned to England, he was invited by Liam to join Oasis as songwriter and guitarist. Oasis' debut album, Definitely Maybe (1994) marked the beginning of the band's rise to fame as head of the Britpop movement. Oasis' second album, (What's the Story) Morning Glory? reached the top of the album charts in many countries.
AKA... What a Life!

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