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Wayne Coyne: Not An Oasis Fan
Toby Cook , December 15th, 2008 12:46

Flaming Lips’ frontman also hates Arctic Monkeys and Razorlight.

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Wayne Coyne has revealed that he doesn’t much care for the likes of Oasis, Razorlight or the Arctic Monkeys.

Coyne went on to say that he finds the aforementioned artists are just “too British” for him to properly relate to their music, adding: “I’ve never got Arctic Monkeys – they seem too much like a British thing to me.

“They’re like Oasis whereby Americans can’t really relate to them.

“Lots of British people like it but it’s not for me, and I don't like Razorlight much either.”

It’s not all bad news for the Brit-pack though, as Coyne insists he doesn’t hate all British bands, asserting that: “I prefer Rediohead – they deserve to win a Grammy.

“And I’m still a fan of Amy Winehouse but I hope she doesn’t become too much of a drug addict.” Slightly late there, Wayne old boy.

Read the Quietus’ review of the Flaming Lips’ fantastical freak-out film: Christmas on Mars here.

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