Liam Gallagher names new band Beady Eye

Image caption, Liam Gallagher and his new band are working on new material

Former Oasis singer Liam Gallagher has named his new band Beady Eye, it has been revealed.

The singer has teamed up with former bandmates Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock to record new material after his brother Noel quit the group.

A picture of the quartet was posted on the Oasis website.

Gallagher had previously said: "If we don't come up with something else by the time we're ready to release the album it'll be Oasis."

He added: "I'm not going to call myself something ridiculous just for the sake of it."

Speaking earlier this month at the Cannes Film Festival, Gallagher announced his band would record the entire soundtrack to a film he is making about The Beatles.

The newly formed band are now in the studio working with producer Steve Lillywhite, famed for his work with U2.

The Gallagher brothers fell out last summer and Noel walked out on the band before a gig in Paris, saying that he could no longer work with Liam.

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