Alan McGee: 'Oasis Won't Reform Next Year'

The former Creation boss says if the Gallaghers do reunite, they will do it for "mega bucks."

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Alan McGee has said that he doesn't think Oasis will reform next year. As NME states, reports have consistently appeared in recent months claiming that the band would get back together to mark the 20th anniversary of their debut album, "Definitely Maybe." When asked if he thinks Oasis will ever come back, McGee, who signed the band to his Creation label in 1993 told the BBC: "Yeah, I think they'll come back at some point. I don't think it's going to be next year or anything. If they get back together I'm sure it would be for a mega bucks tour." Noel Gallagher has consistently rubbished reports of a lucrative reunion tour - but admitted he might consider it if he was broke. "Maybe people keep thinking if that if they say it, it will eventually happen. It’s not going to happen," he said. "Unless they're doing it without me, but without me it would be rubbish ... One can never say never, because one might be skint. But I've got no intention. I'm not interested." Noel's brother Liam told NME last year that he would be interested in "burying the hatchet for a lap of honour" for Oasis, who split in 2009 following a fight between the siblings before the Rock en Seine festival in Paris. Alan McGee meanwhile launched his new label 359 Music earlier this year. The Creation Records and Poptones founder has joined forces with Cherry Red Records for the new venture, which was officially launched this May.

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    Next week- "Oasis Reunion likely to happen for the 20th anniversary of their second album" Followed by, "Oasis reunion NOT happening, says Gallagher brothers"
    I love how people hate on Noel and Liam for being in the headlines because of these rumours, when it's the tabloids who keep making a fuss out of it, either beating a dead horse or distorting every word the Gallaghers say to make it sound like a reunion is likely to happen. It's not going to happen anytime soon. Liam had to make it clear more than once because of this, just like Noel. But again, that's what you get when you have The Sun and NME all over you.
    As much as I would like for this to happen, Noel shouldn't be on stage if he doesn't want to be there. He would just be up there for the money. His heart wouldn't be into it though, which would make it less exciting. And I wouldn't want someone on your with me if they weren't 100% committed to it. My advice would either be to do the tour without Noel or we'll just have to wait another 5 years or so.