Liam Gallagher spoke confidently—and coined the should-be meme "Beady Eye music, mate"—in an interview with The A.V. Club back in March about his post-Oasis career. Now his brother Noel is stepping up with not one but two solo albums, the first of which comes out on October 17 in the U.K. and November 8 in the U.S. The 10-song Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds was recorded in Los Angeles in 2010 and part of 2011 with Oasis producer Dave Sardy, and includes a small orchestra of backing musicians.

Gallagher’s second album was done in collaboration with Amorphous Androgynous, a psych-rock offshoot of the British electronic band The Future Sound Of London. That record will drop in 2012.

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Gallagher plans to tour this fall, though no dates have been announced yet.