i intended a day of blog silence after your passing (anybody who hasn't seen across this land w/ stompin' tom connors, watch it NOW!@#$%!!!), but this NME article got me laughing out LOUD this morning!!!
Ex-Oasis honcho Noel Gallagher on the Brits Awards:
"There are no characters left in the music business. When we first
started going there was a healthy percentage of people, and we were all
dirt-kickers from council estates, and we all couldn’t believe our luck
that we were at the Brits. You go in now and everybody is a careerist.
It’s very corporate, and you know what I’ve actually seen people doing
at the Brits? Eating. I saw the drummer from Muse
smoking an electronic cigarette. A cigarette with a battery in. I had
to say to him: ‘Really? Really? Is that where you are at? Do me a favour
mate, either have a proper one outside, or don’t have one.’ It lit up
green when he had a drag of it. Nonsense. He said that immortal line –
‘Oh you know how it is mate’. And I said ‘I’m sorry mate, I actually
Gallagher continued his outspoken views on the ceremony, calling the
night "instantly forgettable" and rallying against young people who wear
hats. "It was an instantly forgettable night," said Gallagher. "There
was nothing going on at the Brits, there was nothing going on at the
aftershow parties. There seemed to be a lot of young people in hats,
with iPhones. They’re either all involved in some massive video game
that they’re all hooked up to, or they’re just texting each other saying
‘Where are you, what are you doing?’ And they’ve all got hats. Where
did the hat come from? We’re going back to some Dickensian nightmare. I
don’t understand it. People with hats and Blackberrys under the age of
30 should be shot. Or stoned to death."