NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS will return to the US in Spring next year launching their tour in Washington, DC on March 28th and make stops in Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee and Atlanta. Tickets for the spring tour go on sale November 18th.(Complete tour dates below) Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds are in the midst of a sold-out North American tour and a week into the release of their self titled debut album.
On November 8th, NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS was released in the US on Sour Mash/Mercury Records followed by their network television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman on November 10th. The band will make a special appearance on Conan on December 12th.
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 went straight to the #1 spot in the United Kingdom, selling an impressive 240,000 & going Platinum in its first 3 weeks of release. Gallagher’s debut solo album, which was released in Europe on October 18th, ranks among the highest selling debuts of 2011.
Beginning in August, with the UK debut of “The Death of You and Me”, Gallagher has released a trilogy of videos including “If I Had a Gun” and culminating with an amazing video for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds new UK single ‘AKA… What A Life!’. The video was co-directed by Mike Bruce and Blake West, who worked with Noel on the video for ‘The Death Of You And Me’. Filmed in California, Arizona and New Mexico, the video features an outrageous performance by actor / comedian Russell Brand.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – AKA… What A Life!
The U.K. and U.S. press corps has weighed in on the strength of Noel Gallagher’s first solo album and live show:
“To have a whole gig of Noel’s expressive voice is a treat” NME
“…a towering debut….. this assured debut secures his position as one of our finest artists.” Q Magazine 4 Stars
“If there is a prize for comeback of the year at the Grammy’s, this years’ prize would almost certainly go to the former Oasis cornerstone Noel Gallagher” Entertainment Weekly
“The elder Gallagher rather does what he’s always done best: lush, driving, melodic rock ‘n’ roll. Happily, High Flying Birds offers a number of soaring moments…..” USA Today
“”What a Life” gallops with a grandiosity that recalls Arcade Fire, and “Stop the Clocks” is a full-on orchestral-rock orgy.” Spin
“Free from the confines of the band, he ventures into new territory while holding fast to his poetry” Blackbook
NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS 2012 SPRING U.S. TOUR DATES
March 28 Washington,DC @ Warner Theatre
March 29 Columbus, OH @ LC Pavillion
March 31 Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
April 1 Chicago, IL @ The Riviera
April 3 Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater
April 4 Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room
April 6 Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS REMAINING FALL U.S TOUR DATES
November 14 & 15 New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
November 17 & 18 Los Angeles, CA @ Royce Hall
November 19 San Francisco, CA @ Orpheum Theatre