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Noel Gallagher

"AKA...What A Life!"

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September 13, 2011

The Oasis bro's latest solo tune is a piano-driven dance rocker that sounds a little like Coldplay, who now wear the Brit-pop crown that Oasis first forged. But there's more ecstasy than melodrama here, which bodes well for his LP. Here's hoping for a Chemical Brothers remix.

Listen to "AKA...What A Life":

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