'Noel Gallagher reveals why fans are 'disappointed' when they meet him
Oasis rocker Noel Gallagher thinks his adoring fans are often left "a bit disappointed" when they meet him out and about.
Noel Gallagher thinks his life leaves fans "disappointed" when they meet him.
The Oasis legend has revealed he lives a much calmer life now compared to his hedonistic days in the 1990s, and he has suggested his ordinary day to day existence can be a letdown for people who idolise him as a rock star.
He told the 'Take 5' podcast: "I can go to the supermarket now and do a shop for the weekend and no one will bat an eyelid.
“I think people get a bit disappointed when they bump into you buying soup.
“They kind of don’t want you to inhabit the same supermarket queue as them as they think you’re on a private jet with hookers, which frankly, is where I should be."
Instead, the 56-year-old Britpop star is out "buying brown rice or salmon", and he can "sense the disappointment" in his exchanges with fans.
He added: “I’ve been asked many times in the supermarket, ‘What’re you doing here?’ I’m waiting for a taxi... what the f*** do you think I’m doing here?
“Just f****** doing my own shopping. They go, ‘You do your own shopping?’ and I’m like, ‘Yeah, I had to fire my butler’ – which is another thing I should have.”
It's a big departure from the 'Wonderwall' band's heyday, and Noel admitted he even used to bride fans to do his shopping for him.
He said: "I can’t remember ever going to the shops in the Nineties. I used to get fans to go shopping for us.
“They would go, ‘Can I have a picture?’ and I’d give them a shopping list and go, ‘I’ll tell you what, if you go and get us that I’ll give you a picture and an autograph and a cuddle as well.’ ”