If there was a prize for Comeback of the Year at the Grammys, this year’s award would almost certainly go to former Oasis cornerstone Noel Gallagher. His forthcoming album High Flying Birds is full of the sort of ambling melodies and crisp songwriting that got lost in the wash some time around Be Here Now, representing a welcome return of one of the most inspired songwriters of the ’90s.
Gallagher just released the second single from High Flying Birds. It’s called “AKA … What a Life!” and features a music video that picks up where the clip for “The Death of You and Me” (the album’s first single) left off. Also, it stars Russell Brand as a sort of gypsy/wizard/lion tamer sort of guy. It’s a wildly entertaining eight minute head trip — the perfect antidote to a Friday afternoon. Watch the clip below. READ FULL STORY »