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Listen to the single “Black Star Dancing” HERE



02 MAY 2019 (TORONTO, ON) - Today, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds release a brand new single – “Black Star Dancing”.  The single, produced by Noel, is taken from the EP of the same name - available digitally and on 12” vinyl to pre-order now – to be released on June 14th. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will headline Isle of Wight Festival the same day.


Noel says of the single: "It manages to combine the influences of David Bowie, INXS, U2, Queen, Indeep AND ZZ Top FFS! ... I might have been watching too much Top Of The Pops recently ... anyway, it's ‘dope’ … not my words, but the words of Nile Rodgers who literally danced in the studio when he heard it!”


Featuring new kaleidoscopic artwork by Gareth Halliday, the EP includes 2 new tracks “Rattling Rose” and “Sail On,” as well as a 12” mix of “Black Star Dancing” and a remix by London-based French DJ/producer Nicolas Laugier, aka The Reflex.


The full EP track-listing is:


  1. Black Star Dancing
  2. Rattling Rose
  3. Sail On
  4. Black Star Dancing (12” Mix)
  5. Black Star Dancing (The Reflex Revision)


The release of the new single and EP announcement comes as Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds prepare to embark on a short run of sold out intimate live shows across the UK and Ireland.  The 11-piece line-up will then follow these dates with a host of headline festival appearances and will close the summer with a month long North American co-headlining tour with the Smashing Pumpkins, beginning in August. The shows, which also include a huge homecoming gig at Manchester’s Heaton Park, will give fans the chance to hear the new material for the first time.


The North American live dates in full are:

August 8th – Camden, NJ, BB&T Pavilion

August 9th – Wantagh, NY, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

August 10th – Darien Center, NY, Darien Lake Amphitheater

August 13th – Toronto, ON, Budweiser Stage

August 14th – Detroit, MI, DTE Energy Music Theater

August 15th – Chicago, IL, Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

August 17th – Columbia, MD, Merriweather Post Pavillion

August 19th – Cleveland, OH, Blossom Music Center

August 20th – Charlotte, NC, PNC Music Pavillion

August 21st – Alpharetta, GA, Ameris Bank Amphitheater

August 23rd – Rogers, AR, Walmart AMP

August 24th – Dallas, TX, Dos Equis Pavillion

August 25th – Houston, TX, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion

August 28th – San Diego, CA, North Island Credit Union Amphitheater

August 30th – Los Angeles, CA, Banc of California Stadium

August 31st – Mountain View CA, Shoreline Amphitheater


This release follows a hat-trick of Number 1 albums for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – most recently the Mercury-nominated Who Built The Moon?, which achieved UK gold certification less than two weeks after its release in 2017. It’s also a record breaking 10 consecutive chart-topping studio albums in the UK for Noel.


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