Richard Ashcroft says he wants ‘to make a musical with Oasis’

Richard Ashcroft has recently said that he wants to work with Oasis on a musical production.

The Verve frontman, who releases new solo album ‘These People‘ on May 14, made the claims in a new interview with Noisey as part of their British Masters’ documentary series.

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In the clip, Ashcroft is asked what working with Noel and Liam Gallagher would be like, to which he replied about Noel: “The pros are that he’s an amazing songwriter. So if I get 50 per cent on the publishing [royalties] then it’s obviously cha-ching for both of us. I’m an amazing lyricist and I’ve got incredible melodies so the combo is great.”

He added: “There’s also a lot of pros working with Liam, but there’s a lot of negatives working with either of them and not working with the other one. It’s like being a brother in the middle.”

Last year, Noel Gallagher said he’d be interested in making an album with Ashcroft. Ashcroft responds in the clip: “It’s a real nice compliment for me for Noel [to say that]”.

“I would love to do a musical with them both,” Ashcroft added of working with Noel and Liam. “I’d like to do a musical of [Verve] songs combined [with Oasis songs] in a story of both our youths and the combination at the end and the fact that we have crossed paths, been mates [and] looked after each other.”

Source: NME