Liam Gallagher says he'll still be 'drinking lager' and 'having a good time' at 80 before Knebworth comeback

The legendary former Oasis frontman says "I drink lager and I like to have a good time"

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British music legend Liam Gallagher has said he will still be living a rock and roll lifestyle when he is 80 in a new documentary.

In Liam Gallagher: 48 Hours At Rockfield, the former Oasis frontman said: "I am not into yoga and I don’t eat tofu. I drink lager and I like to have a good time.

"I don’t punish myself into being some super-skinny dude."

This comes after Gallagher conceded last month he was on a "downwards slide" and in such poor physical condition he required a double hip replacement.

Liam Gallagher performs onstage during the Teenage Cancer Trust Concert, at the Royal Albert Hall.
Liam Gallagher performs onstage during the Teenage Cancer Trust Concert, at the Royal Albert Hall.

But he isn't slowing down.

"I am what I am," he said.

"I am not a 50-year-old going round preaching. I will be like this when I am f*****g 80, hopefully."

He continued: "I dress the same as I did when I was 20. There are some aches and pains, but in my head I am on it."

Gallagher returns to the world famous Rockfield Studios in Monmouthshire, accompanied by sons Gene and Lennon, for the hour-long documentary.

Liam Gallagher onstage at Knebworth in 1996.
Liam Gallagher onstage at Knebworth in 1996.
Oasis before their famous Knebworth gigs.
Oasis before their famous Knebworth gigs.

He's using the studio in preparation for his sell-out shows at Knebworth, Hertfordshire, which take place on June 3 and 4. The same outdoor venue Oasis played in 1996 to 250,000 fans over two nights.

The band recorded the classic album (What's The Story) Morning Glory in the Welsh studio, that's also played host to Iggy Pop and Queen when they recorded Bohemian Rhapsody.

Expressing his surprise at being allowed back in the famous musical space, he said: "We smashed the f*****g gaff up so I am glad they let us back.

"I spent more time in the f*****g pub than here."

Despite claiming he's not changing his wild way of living, the Manchester-born frontman says he intends to go sober prior to the Knebworth shows.

"After this pint, I am going into lockdown, getting fitter, and I will steam in there and have the best weekend known to man," he said.

"You want to be hitting the stage God-like.”

Gallagher does however note that his sobriety is only a temporary measure.

He concluded: "I do the gig then we’re all going to Mustique."

As The Sun reports, Gallagher said: "There’s 20 of us. I’ve got two gaffs. I didn’t really celebrate my 40th. I owe myself a bit of a bender."