Liam Gallagher pays tribute to Manchester victims
Liam Gallagher paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack with an a capella performance of an Oasis classic.
The former Oasis frontman was playing his first ever gig as a solo artist in his home city of Manchester a week after 22 people were killed at a concert by American star Ariana Grande.
There were 22 candles on the stage to represent each of the victims.
Gallagher told the Manchester Evening News: “I just knew I had to. I’m not in it for the money. The gig was going to happen anyway and we all have to do what we can.
“I want to try and help pick people up. People like me, doing what we do, it’s our duty to give people a good time.”
Gallagher treated his fans to a number of Oasis classics as well as introducing new material from his upcoming solo album As You Were.
Throughout the show fans chanted ‘stand up for the 22’.
Gallagher paid tribute to the 22 victims during his encore with an a capella performance of early Oasis favourite ‘Live Forever’. The crowed joined him for an emotional rendition of the classic song.
Take a look at the video below.
Written by Michael Kehoe @michaelcalling