Liam Gallagher's new video As You Were song, "Paper Crown," features a woman in a sequined dress going through a variety of emotions and literal self-reflection. Versions of her console herself, play the drums and sing the lyrics. It all takes place in a red-walled lounge, where the actress, Sienna Guillory, is crawl around while the acoustic-driven rocker plays.
Late last year, Gallagher dedicated the song to his estranged brother and Oasis co-founder Noel at a London concert, according to the Mirror. He didn't elaborate on the dedication. The lyrics generally address a woman, but the song opens with a cryptic verse: "When they gave you roses and believed your wild excuses/You were sealing the deal/Halfway down the road and ain't it funny how the ghosts they fade and suddenly appear?"
In other news about Liam, the singer-songwriter will be embarking on a short North American tour later this month with stops on both coasts in many big cities. Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft will accompany him on all of the dates except at the Washington, D.C. show.
Liam Gallagher Tour Dates
May 10 – San Francisco @ Masonic
May 11 – Los Angeles @ The Greek Theatre
May 13 – Toronto @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
May 14 – Boston @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
May 16 – New York @ Central Park Summer Stage
May 17 – Philadelphia @ Festival Pier @ Penn's Landing
May 18 – Washington, D.C. @ Lincoln Theatre