#Preview: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ “Council Skies” Album Earns Rave Reviews; Watch New Video for “Open The Door, See What You Find”


Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds have been basking in critical acclaim for their latest album, “Council Skies” solidifying Gallagher’s position as one of the UK’s finest songwriters. The album has garnered stellar reviews from respected publications, cementing its status as a musical masterpiece.

Introducing the Captivating Video for “Open The Door, See What You Find”

The band recently unveiled the captivating video for their new single, “Open The Door, See What You Find.” The candid performance video was shot in the legendary Studio 1 at Abbey Road Studios, where the track’s uplifting strings were recorded in April of last year. The song showcases Gallagher’s exceptional songwriting skills, reaching a soaring chorus that leaves a lasting impact. Notably, “Open The Door, See What You Find” features the guitar talents of Johnny Marr, who appears on three tracks from “Council Skies.”

Gallagher Reflects on the Track’s Creation

Discussing the writing and recording process at his North London Lone Star Studios, Gallagher praised Johnny Marr’s guitar work, highlighting the joy and simplicity that shines through the track. Lyrically, “Open The Door, See What You Find” conveys a powerful message about self-acceptance and embracing life’s journey with contentment.

A Triumph in “Council Skies”

Produced by Noel Gallagher and Paul ‘Strangeboy’ Stacey, “Council Skies” marks a milestone as the band’s fourth studio album, released on Sour Mash Records. It has been met with an overwhelmingly positive response, establishing it as Gallagher’s most accomplished solo statement to date.

Upcoming Tour Dates: Summer Outdoor Shows and Arena Tour

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds are poised to take their music on the road with a series of summer outdoor shows across the UK and Ireland. After a successful 26-date USA tour co-headlined with Garbage, they are set to headline PennFest in Buckinghamshire and perform at various festivals, including Splendour Festival and Bingley Weekender. The summer itinerary culminates in a homecoming gig at Manchester’s Wythenshawe Park on August Bank Holiday weekend. Additionally, the band has a full UK arena tour scheduled for December 2023.

Grab Your Tickets Now!

Fans eagerly await the opportunity to catch Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds live, but tickets are selling fast, with several dates already sold out. The band’s unique blend of rock and soulful melodies, coupled with Gallagher’s signature songwriting prowess, promises an unforgettable live experience.

Join the Musical Journey

Be a part of the enchanting world of “Council Skies” and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. Secure your tickets now for an exceptional musical journey filled with soaring tunes and captivating performances. Don’t miss your chance to witness this iconic band in action!

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds UK Summer Shows:

21 Jul Buckinghamshire, Pennfest (Headlining)

23 Jul Nottingham, Wollaton Park Splendour Festival (Headlining)

28 Jul London, Crystal Palace Bowl – Sold Out

30 Jul Brighton, On The Beach (Headlining) – Sold Out

31 Jul Bournemouth, O2 Academy – Sold Out

04 Aug Bingley, Bingley Weekender (Headlining)

05 Aug Saffron Waldon, Essex Audley End – Sold Out

19 Aug Monmouthshire, Caldicot Castle – Sold Out

20 Aug Sedgefield, Co Durham Hardwick Festival (Headlining)

24 Aug Somerset, Taunton Vivary Park – Sold Out

26 Aug Manchester, Wythenshawe Park

27 Aug Dublin, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham

30 Aug Hull, Bonus Arena – Sold Out

01 Sep Sheffield, Rock N Roll Circus, Don Valley Bowl (Headlining)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds 2023 UK Arena Tour Dates:

14 Dec London, OVO Arena Wembley

15 Dec Birmingham, Utilita Arena

17 Dec Cardiff, Cardiff International Arena

18 Dec Leeds, First Direct Arena

20 Dec Glasgow, OVO Hydro

21 Dec Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena

Photo Credit: Matt Crockett

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