Noel Gallagher has received the Godlike Genius honour at the NME Awards 2012. He also received tributes from Ray Davies of The Kinks, watch the video above. The music of Ray Davies and The Kinks has always been an inspiration to Noel Gallagher, watch the video below.
The Importance Of Being Idle
The song Dead End Street of The Kinks and its music video influenced Oasis’s #1 hit “The Importance of Being Idle” from 2005.
Dead End Street
The music video of Dead End Street was produced for the song in 1966, filmed on Little Green Street, a diminutive eighteenth century lane in North London, located off Highgate Road in Kentish Town. The video was filmed in black and white, and featured each member of the band dressed as undertakers, as well as playing various other characters throughout.