- Oasis goes into the studio to work on their fourth album, Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants.
- Two founding members–Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs and Paul “Guigsy” McGuigan–leave Oasis.
- Liam writes his first song to be included on an Oasis album called “Little James,” written for his son and inspired by John Lennon’s “Beautiful Boy.”
- Kensit, Liam’s wife, gives birth to Liam’s first son, Lennon Francis, in September.
- Oasis releases Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants.
- The album is the 16th fastest selling album in UK chart history, selling over 310,000 copies in its first week with singer-songwriter Ryan Adams calling Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants his favourite Oasis album.
- During a tour in Barcelona, Liam fights with Noel (again) and Noel leaves the tour (again.)
- Kensit and Liam get divorced.