Discover: Britpop

Discover: Britpop

March 7, 2019 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Winter 2018

We choose to revel in the big-chorused glory of mid-90s British pop music, with some of the era’s defining players…

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds 'Who Built The Moon' album cover

‘Who Built The Moon?’ By Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (Album)

November 24, 2017 in Music

The former Oasis man returns with a stunning new album that finds him in surprisingly euphoric form. Consider us impressed…

Noel won’t be listening to Liam’s album

Noel won’t be listening to Liam’s album

October 24, 2017 in News

The former Oasis guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher says that he is “not a fan” of Liam Gallagher’s solo work…

Noel Gallagher. Photo: Lawrence Watson

Noel Gallagher prepares for more high flying

September 25, 2017 in News

The ex-Oasis songwriter announces the release of his new album ‘Who Built The Moon?’ and dates for 2018 world tour…


UK & US Songwriting Charts (14 – 29 Jul 2017)

July 20, 2017 in News

The new Jay-Z album makes for a new leader of this week’s top performing songwriters on the Billboard Hot 100…

Luis Fonsi

UK & US Songwriting Charts (7 – 27 Jul 2017)

July 12, 2017 in News

This week ‘Despacito’ proves a success for the track’s songwriters: Puerto Rican pop artist Luis Fonsi and rapper Daddy Yankee…

Gucci Mane 'Met Gala' cover

UK & US Songwriting Charts (2 – 17 Jun 2017)

June 12, 2017 in News

We list the week’s top songwriters behind the biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart…

Paul Weller. Photo: Tom Beard

Paul Weller has 007 dream

May 12, 2017 in News

Some of the finest musicians have been involved in writing the James Bond theme. Now, is it ‘The Modfather’s’ turn?…


Details of upcoming Oasis box-set revealed

September 4, 2016 in News

Band will be releasing deluxe box-set of 1997 album ‘Be Here Now’ this October which features a host of goodies…

Noel and Liam Gallagher

‘Be Here Now’ will be here again

August 1, 2016 in News

Marking 20 years since the recording of Oasis’ third album, Big Brother Recordings plan special ‘Chasing The Sun’ series re-release…

The Monkees

Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller to share good times?

February 10, 2016 in News

Legendary songwriters rumoured to be uniting for a song that’ll feature on The Monkees’ first new album in two decades…

Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher to write a Bond theme?

January 12, 2016 in News

Well the Mancunian songwriter certainly will be if he has it his way, after confirming he would “in a heartbeat”…


Tesco to sell vinyl from this weekend

December 5, 2015 in News

You can now add a vinyl copy of Nirvana’s Nevermind to your weekly shop when you visit the retail giants…


‘Amy’ director takes on Oasis

November 2, 2015 in News

Asif Kapadia’s hit-making documentary team will hope to break even more records, after it’s revealed they’re tackling the Gallagher brothers…

Noel Gallagher & Paul McCartney

Gallagher challenges McCartney to write Oasis’ comeback song

May 31, 2015 in News

After Paul McCartney joined the clamour for Oasis to reform, Noel Gallagher has challenged Macca to write Oasis’ comeback song…

Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher says songwriting teams are ‘ruining music’

December 13, 2014 in News

Noel Gallagher has taken to BBC Radio Four to claim that artists that employ a songwriting team are destroying music…

Isle Of Noises

Book review: ‘Isle Of Noises’ by Daniel Rachel

October 7, 2013 in Gear

This book sets out to do for British artists what ‘Songwriters On Songwriting’ did for their US counterparts – and…