Noel Gallagher Posts Throwback Picture With David Bowie As Tributes Continue

11 January 2016, 13:30 | Updated: 12 January 2016, 13:25

Noel Gallagher and David Bowie Instagram

The former Oasis star joins in the tributes for the British icon.

Noel Gallagher has shared a picture of himself with David Bowie, following the sad news of his death.

The photo sees Gallagher from his early Oasis days, laughing with Bowie in what looks like a dressing room.

He captioned it: "One of THE GREAT moments in my life. I regret being a bit too young to fully appreciate it though. God knows what I actually said to him!!"

The Ballad Of The Mighty I singer earlier posted a classic Bowie picture from his Heroes (and subsequently The Next Day) album, with the caption: "Ashes to Ashes..The King Is Dead.RIP Big Man.

 

Ashes to Ashes..The King Is Dead. RIP Big Man.

A photo posted by Noel Gallagher (@themightyi) onJan 10, 2016 at 11:37pm PST

Tributes have poured in from the star from every corner of the world. 

Friend and collaborator, Iggy Pop, has posted heartfelt message on Twitter, calling Bowie "the best there is":

 

Nile Rodgers' who famously produced Bowie's Let's Dance Album posted a picture with the star, saying Bowie changed his life.

Kanye West called the star one of his "most important inspirations"

 

DJ and Bestival co-founder Rob da bank, wrote he was "shell shocked," and went onto share some of his favourite Bowie music online.

 

 

Totally shell-shocked... RIP The Laughing Gnome, Thin White Duke and Starman

A photo posted by @robdabank1973 onJan 10, 2016 at 11:36pm PST

 

Brian Eno simply wrote: "Words cannot express: RIP David Bowie".

 

Fun Lovin' Criminals' Huey Morgan added his tribute.

 

Soft Cell's Marc Almond shared his devastation at the loss of such a Bowie and "our youth".

 

Liam Fray of The Courteeners posted several pics of the star, suggesting he was a trendsetter and "ahead of his time".

 

A photo posted by Liam Fray (@what_liam_saw) onJan 11, 2016 at 12:59am PST

 

Gary Numan added that he was a "true legend".

 

The Cult posted on their official Twitter account: "My heart is absolutely broken the sky has fallen so much love to David's family and fans we love you David".

 

Foo Fighters shared this throwback picture of the singer with themselves and the likes of The Cure, Pixies and Smashing Pumpkins:

 

Stereophonics, who shared the bill on Bowie's last US tour, also posted another picture with the star, calling him a "lovely, "funny guy".

Frank Zappa's son Ahmet Zappa quipped:

Tributes have been coming from every corner, showing the breadth of Bowie's impact.

Prime Minister David Cameron led the tributes early on today, with a tweet, calling him the "master of reinvention".

Scottish National Party Leader Nicola sturgeon shared her favourite track from the star.

 

David Bowie's son, Duncan Jones confirmed the news this morning on Twitter, simply posting a picture of himself with his father as a baby, saying: "Very sorry and sad to say it's true.  I'll be offline for a while.  Love to all."

 

His wife Iman posted on her official Twitter account, "The struggle is real, but so is God."

An official statement from Bowie's Facebook also read: "January 10 2016 - David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief."

 

January 10 2016 - David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with...

Posted by David Bowie on Sunday, January 10, 2016

 

Brixton Academy have just added a tribute on their marquee, which reads: "Forever our hero: David Bowie."

Bowie had just turned 69 on 8 January 2016, releasing his Blackstar album on the same day.