Noel Gallagher unveils High Flying Birds compilation with new track We’re On Our Way Now

Noel Gallagher @ Webster Hall, NYC (Photo: Paul Bachmann for Live4ever)

Noel Gallagher
@ Webster Hall, NYC (Photo: Paul Bachmann for Live4ever)

Back The Way We Came marks 10 years since Noel Gallagher launched his post-Oasis solo career.

Noel Gallagher has unveiled a High Flying Birds ‘best of’ collection with a brand new track entitled We’re On Our Way Now.

“10 years of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds?,” Gallagher says. “Blimey! Just think of all the things I COULD have done in that time!”

“The title just came to me one afternoon, at the kitchen table. It’s a saying isn’t it: ‘Back the way we came’. I actually thought it was a great title.”

“Which is why it’s got Vol 1. Because if there’s another one, I’m not coming up with another title!”

The compilation opens with four of the singles which helped to make his self-titled solo debut an immediate hit – Everybody’s On The Run, The Death Of You And Me, AKA…What A Life! and If I Had A Gun… – and continues chronologically through the 2015 follow-up Chasing Yesterday.

Disc 2 mixes selected highlights from the 2017 full length Who Built The Moon? and subsequent EPs, while a bonus disc carries various remixes and demos.

Back The Way We Came: Vol 1 (2011 – 2021) deluxe tracklist:

Disc 1;
Everybody’s On The Run
The Death Of You And Me
AKA … What A Life!
If I Had A Gun …
In The Heat Of The Moment
Lock All The Doors
The Dying Of The Light
Ballad Of The Mighty I
We’re On Our Way Now

Disc 2;
Black Star Dancing
Holy Mountain (Remastered)
A Dream Is All I Need To Get By
This Is The Place
It’s A Beautiful World
Blue Moon Rising
Dead In The Water (Live At RTÉ 2FM Studios, Dublin)
Flying On The Ground

Bonus Disc;
It’s A Beautiful World (Instrumental)
If I Had A Gun … (Acoustic Version)
Black Star Dancing (Skeleton Key Remix)
Black Star Dancing (12″ Mix Instrumental)
The Man Who Built The Moon (Acoustic Version)
International Magic (Demo)
Blue Moon Rising (Sons Of The Desert Remix)
The Dying Of The Light (Acoustic Version)
This Is The Place (Skeleton Key Remix)
10. This Is The Place (Instrumental)
11. Black Star Dancing (The Reflex Revision)
12. Be Careful What You Wish For (Instrumental)

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