Gallagher's turmoil over Halliwell album name

Noel Gallagher nearly named the new Oasis album after a song by Geri Halliwell - until his girlfriend pointed out the similarity.

Noel Gallagher nearly named the new Oasis album after a song by Geri Halliwell - until his girlfriend pointed out the similarity.

Gallagher was trying to come up with a title for the British rockers' seventh studio album and finally settled on 'Bag It Up'.

But when he told his long-term girlfriend Sara MacDonald, she pointed out to him that the former Spice Girl had already used the name.

He says: "The missus goes, 'Bag It Up? Isn't that a song by Geri Halliwell?'

I was like: 'You've ruined my entire f***ing year!'"

The band finally settled on the name 'Dig Out Your Soul' for the new LP, which will be released later this year.

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