MTV have announced the return of their legendary music series MTV Unplugged – with a special edition featuring Liam Gallagher.
The intimate one-off, one-hour special is scheduled to take place in Hull on August 3rd, with Gallagher set to play acoustic versions of tracks from his debut solo album As You Were as well as some classic Oasis tunes.
Taking to social media to confirm news of his involvement in the MTV series Liam wrote “I’m honoured to be performing at the legendary showcase that is MTV Unplugged.”
“I’ll be playing songs from my number-one debut solo album, I’ll be playing some stone cold classics from the mighty Oasis and I’ll be showcasing some of my new songs from my upcoming second solo album ‘Why Me? Why Not.’”
“I’d love it if you could join us as it’s sure to be a biblical evening.”
“P.s. I Love Hull! LG x”
“MTV Unplugged lets music fans experience their favourite artists’ songs in a completely new way.” Bruce Gillmer, Global Head of Music and Talent, MTV International said in a statement.
“We’re thrilled to be bringing the franchise back to the UK, and to markets around the world, for a whole new generation of music fans.”
“As always with Liam Gallagher, we can guarantee it’s going to be an incredible night full of surprises.”
Since it’s debut back in 1989, MTV Unplugged has featured an incredible line up of artists including Eric Clapton, Nirvana, Mariah Carey, George Michael, The Corrs, Jay-Z, and, in more recent years, Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes and Biffy Clyro.
The MTV Unplugged: Liam Gallagher Special is to be broadcast on MTV UK on September 23rd 2019.