Noel Gallagher goes solo, recalls Oasis split

Noel Gallagher unveiled plans on Wednesday for his first solo album, and recalled the day in Paris two years ago when rock band Oasis broke up amid violent scenes involving his brother and lead singer Liam. The 44-year-old former lead guitarist and principal songwriter for Oasis, told reporters that he would release his debut solo disc "Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds" on October 17 and a second, complimentary album, in 2012.