I begged my doctor for one more line
He said "Son oh words fail me"
It ain't no place to be killing time
I guess I'm just lazy

Oasis - The Importance of Being Idle lyrics meaning


Perhaps a reference to the massive cocaine consumption which defined Oasis’ much-maligned third album, 'Be Here Now.' Gallagher later revealed in a 2012 interview how he gave up the drug:

The giving up of gear itself was just, 'Do you want to be a junkie any more?' 'No, I don't, let's stop taking drugs'. What was more difficult was leaving a circle of friends. The next part of the war is you can't be surrounded by people who do [drugs] any more - initially, at least.

I had to go for a long walk in the woods. It was easy, but then I was not doing smack and I was not alcoholic. They are the tricky ones. With anything else a bit of willpower will do it.

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