Roger Daltrey Is Reportedly Forming a Supergroup With Oasis’ Liam Gallagher
In today’s punk-meets-the-godfather news, sources say that Roger Daltrey is set to appear with former Oasis singer Liam Gallagher in a one-off supergroup later this week. The performance will be for a British television special on June 12.
The show is a reunion special of sorts for the TFI Friday program, which ran from 1996-2000 in Britain and regularly featured stars of the cresting Britpop movement of the day. The Sun reports that Daltrey and Gallagher will sing "My Generation" backed by drummer Zak Starkey, who has played with both the Who and Oasis, as well as Ian Broudie of the Lightning Seeds. (He also happens to have a famous father.)
"Liam's got a bit of time on his hands since Beady Eye called it a day last year, so he fancied trying his hand at something new," a source told the paper. "He's told his mates he's pretty bored. Other than Noel [Gallagher, Liam's brother and Oasis' guitarist], you would be hard pushed to find a better set of bandmates than Roger, Ian and Zak. It's a proper supergroup, and the performance will be something to remember."
Gallagher formed Beady Eye in 2009 with several former members of Oasis. They released two albums, both of which reached the Top 5 in the U.K., before breaking up in October.
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