Noel Gallagher reveals advice given to him by U2's Bono
During a new interview with Triple J, Gallagher explained that he admires U2 because their music is consistently good: "U2 have written some of the best choruses of our generation, of our lifetime even."
He continued: "What I've learnt from them is: as long as your choruses are good, you don't have to be. If you get the balance right, you can stick around in the music business forever. If you fall into the trap of thinking you're great and you're - for want of a better word - shit isn't, then you're not going to last very long but if what you do is great then you don't have to be good at all."
Gallagher added that Bono once told him that the most important thing about being a musician is making sure your work is solid:
"I'm not a great singer, I'm not a great guitarist, I certainly can't dance but because my songs resonate with people - I can get away with it. Bono told me that one night, he said 'as long as your shit's good, you don't have to be good'."
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