WATCH: Liam Gallagher plays Oasis classic Rock ’N’ Roll Star live in Manchester
29 September 2019, 19:36 | Updated: 29 September 2019, 19:41
The legendary frontman opened his homecoming show at the O₂ Ritz Manchester with this Britpop banger.
Radio X Presents Liam Gallagher with very special guest Sam Fender took place at the O₂ Ritz in Manchester on Saturday 21 September. You'll be able to hear highlights from the show on Radio X from 7pm on Sunday 29 September.
The gig came on Liam’s 47th birthday and the day after the release of his second solo album Why Me. Why Not?
Taking to the stage at the iconic Manchester venue, Gallagher was joined by his old Oasis bandmate Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs for a storming rendition of the Definitely Maybe album opener Rock ’N’ Roll Star.
“I live my life in the city / There's no easy way out.”
With Definitely Maybe celebrating its 25th anniversary, Liam’s setlist was full of classic Oasis songs: Morning Glory, Cigarettes And Alcohol, Supersonic, Columbia and Stand By Me, rounding off with a moving version of Live Forever.
Liam also showcased his new album Why Me? Why Not. with powerful renditions of the new singles Once, The River and Shockwave.
Liam Gallagher live for Radio X at the O₂ Ritz Manchester 21 September 2019 setlist:
1. Rock 'n' Roll Star
2. Morning Glory
3. Wall of Glass
5. Paper Crown
6. Greedy Soul
8. Stand By Me
9. One Of Us
11. The River
12. Cigarettes & Alcohol
13. Be Here Now
14. Sad Song
16. Live Forever
Earlier in the evening, North Shields singer-songwriter Sam Fender opened the show hours after he learnt his debut album Hypersonic Missiles had got to Number 1 in the UK charts. Sam’s set included the hits Will We Talk?, Dead Boys and Play God, along with the excellent title track from Hypersonic Missiles.
You can hear highlights from Radio X Presents Liam Gallagher with very special guest Sam Fender on Radio X from 7pm on Sunday 29 September.