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Oasis' Noel Gallagher Rocks in a Shower for (Red)Wire

April 29, 2009 1:58 PM ET

If you want Oasis' Noel Gallagher to rock in a bathroom, evidently all you have to do is ask nicely. The singer-guitarist performed a version of the band's "Waiting for the Rapture" (see partial clip, above) in the loo at New York's Madison Square Garden for (Red)Wire, the download service aligned with Bono's (Product)Red campaign, which raises money for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. (Red)Wire, which went live in December 2008, delivers subscribers one weekly download for $5 per month. This week's issue includes the Oasis tune plus Metric's "Gimme Sympathy" from their new album Fantasies.

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