On Friday, June 7th, the O2 in London became a mecca for rock enthusiasts as over 20,000 fans gathered to celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Definitely Maybe," arguably one of the greatest albums in rock history. Liam Gallagher, the indomitable voice of Oasis, returned to the stage and fans were in exuberant spirit to welcome him.

The evening kicked off with a nod to The Stone Roses, as the intro of "I Am the Resurrection" abounded around the venue. With the first strum of "Rock 'n' Roll Star," the crowd erupted, all transported back to the raw energy and defiance that marked Oasis's debut with the legendary Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs back on guitar.

"Columbia" and "Shakermaker" followed, Liam commanding the stage with his signature snarl, each song met with raucous approval. The nostalgia was palpable as fans sang along to every word, revelling in the anthems that defined a generation. "Up in the Sky" and "Digsy's Dinner" continued the trip down memory lane, their upbeat tempos and catchy lyrics keeping the energy high.

One of the highlights of the night was "Half the World Away," dedicated to the Funky Flamingos. The acoustic ballad showcased Liam's more reflective side, offering a moment of introspection amid the high-octane set. Similarly, "D'Yer Wanna Be a Spaceman?" and "Fade Away" brought back memories of the band's early days, their youthful optimism still resonating.

The inclusion of "Lock All the Doors," a Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds cover, was a pleasant surprise, blending seamlessly into the set. "(It's Good) To Be Free" and "Whatever" followed, maintaining the momentum with their timeless appeal. The crowd's fervor reached new heights with "Cigarettes & Alcohol," its rebellious spirit igniting a collective singalong that echoed through the arena.

"Married With Children," with its wry lyrics and catchy melody, closed the main set, but the night was far from over. The first encore began with the iconic "Supersonic," its infectious energy palpable. "Slide Away," a fan favorite, followed, before potentially the best track "Live Forever," dedicated to Nick Lawrence, brought the house down. The song's enduring message of hope and perseverance was a fitting tribute.

For the second encore, Liam delivered a stunning cover of The Beatles' "I Am the Walrus," a track that has long been associated with Oasis's live performances.

Throughout the night, Liam Gallagher proved why he remains a formidable force in rock music. His performance was a masterful blend of nostalgia and raw energy, celebrating the legacy of "Definitely Maybe" while reaffirming his place in the annals of musical history. We await with ever enduring reunion hopes at what the coming anniversary of ‘Morning Glory” will bring. Fantastic!

I Am the Resurrection intro from The Stone Roses
Rock 'n' Roll Star
Up in the Sky
Digsy's Dinner
Bring It On Down
I Will Believe
Half the World Away
D'Yer Wanna Be a Spaceman?
Fade Away
Lock All the Doors
(It's Good) To Be Free
Cigarettes & Alcohol
Married With Children

Slide Away
Live Forever

Encore 2:
I Am the Walrus - Beatles