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Angels vs Supernovas: a statistical analysis of the Gallagher brothers’ rivalry

The relationship of Liam and Noel Gallagher is Manchester's second most famous soap opera. What do their lyrics tell us about their clash?

By Nicholas Blincoe & Robert Blincoe  

Oasis stars Liam and Noel Gallagher pictured at the Q Magazine music awards in London. Oasis frontman Liam received the Best Act in the World trophy on behalf of the band at the 10th anniversary of the awards.

The toxic relationship between Noel and Liam Gallagher is Manchester’s second greatest Soap Opera, and in many ways more thrilling, funny and cringe-worthy than anything seen on Coronation Street.

As an older brother, however, I find there is something a little too close to home about their relationship. I spent two decades looking for ways to wind up my little brother, Robert, sixteen months younger than me.

If I never came…

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