Liam Gallagher is insulted people think his brother Noel Gallagher was “carrying” Oasis.
The singer formed Beady Eye with the remaining members of the ‘Lyla’ rockers – Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock – when Noel quit the band in August 2009, and admits he was surprised so many people wrote off his chances of musical success without his older sibling.
He said: “I’m insulted that people think Noel Gallagher has been f***ing carrying this band for the last 18 years.
“People were saying [about Beady Eye], ‘Oh it’s going to be f***ing s**t.’ It’s like, are you tripping or what?”
The ‘Bring the Light’ singer is upset some critics and music fans have seemingly chosen sides since the brothers combusted, and he thinks people should give them both a chance on their own.
He added: “The Noel versus Liam thing, I’m a bit saddened by it, that some people feel like they need to pick sides. Like, I wouldn’t go and see The Stone Roses and be like, ‘I hate John Squire but I’m into Ian Brown,’ or whatever.”