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Liam Gallagher on why he Tweeted Noel on his 50th birthday

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The Oasis legend told Radio X's Johnny Vaughan how he was inspired to reach out to his brother after the Manchester terror attack.

Liam Gallagher has revealed his motivation for wishing his brother, Noel, a "Happy 50th" Birthday on Twitter.  

Asked by Radio X's Johnny Vaughan if it was a difficult tweet to send, the rocker joked: ”Well me mam did tell me to do it. Nah she didn't. I swear to God she didn’t."

Watch our video above to find out why.

The Oasis legend explained: "Nah, I just woke up, you know with all the stuff that went on in Manchester, I woke up and I just thought: ‘You know what? You know I’m going there. Happy Birthday’.

“And plus, I wanted to remind everyone he’s an old fart now. You know, the old 1.6m followers, There were people going like that: ‘What? he’s 50?’ I was like that: ‘Indeed. Yes he is.’”

The outspoken rocker added: “But you know I did mean it. He’s my brother, man, and I love him. As much as we get into all the tittle and tattle and that, you know, I wish him well man”.

Noel turned 50 on Monday (29) May when Liam reached out, writing: "Happy 50th rkid stay young LG x".

Radio X's Gordon Smart was at the star-studded event and gave us a rundown of the highlights here. 

Meanwhile, Liam Gallagher unveiled the video to his debut solo single, Wall Of Glass, on Wednesday (31 May), which will be the first cut to come from his forthcoming As You Were album.

Watch the François Rousselet-directed  video below:

The former Oasis frontman is also set to play the second of his four sold out solo shows tonight (1 June), this time hitting London's Electric Brixton.

See the remainder of his dates here:

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