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"Noel Gallagher told Q magazine October 2008 that this is, "a love song inspired by the meeting of an Angel in Ibiza."" Bass player Andy Bell told Q magazine that he thinks its about Gallagher's girlfriend and mother of his second child, Sara MacDonald. He added: "Noel can put things in a down-to-earth way that goes right to the core." Gallagher met ...


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I think also the shame is about his pretensions as a "rock star", which is what a lot of the other lyrics are about. "You look like a star/but you're still out on parole!". And the descriptions of the guitar come gradually down to earth - it starts as "my six-string razor" , "my axe", but then "my guitar", "electric junk" , "that's your instrument". So "...


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It's clear that the "junk" he left was his guitar and it's only when the guy gives him a hard time for losing it ("Man, that's your instrument") that he realizes how stupid he was to leave it. That's why he's ashamed. It seems like it took him a month before he got round to driving to back Oreole, or that it was a month before the band passed through ...


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Pulling down the answer by the OP in the comments. It was The Tiger Lillies. Hard to call them a rock band, but it was a couple years ago.


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