Fade In-Out

Album: Be Here Now (1997)


  • This song features actor Johnny Depp on slide guitar. Guitarist Noel Gallagher was reportedly too drunk to play so Depp played in his stead. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Joe - Baltimore, MD
  • Just like the band's first two albmus Definitely Maybe and (What's The Story?) Morning Glory, Be Here Now went to #1 in the UK. It was recorded at Abbey Road, Ridge Farm, Air, Master Rock and Orinocco Studios, England between November 1996 and April 1997. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France
  • The only ever instance of Noel Gallagher screaming on a song occurred when Oasis were recording this. He recalled on his Absolute Radio show: "Me and Liam did a scream. We had to take a week off afterwards. It was awful. If you hear it on the record, it's put through a harmonizer and it sounds… it wasn't very good. I'm closing my eyes now and thinking of it and I'm thinking it's not very good."

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  • Ian from Pittsburgh, PaNoel was not too drunk too play on this song, noel has said he owed Johnny to get on a song and they were all hanging around the studio when Fade In-Out was written. im sure johnny was equally as drunk as noel.
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