Noel Gallagher vs Arcade Fire

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In una recente intervista al Rolling Stone, Noel Gallagher ne ha parecchie da mandare a dire agli Arcade Fire e al loro ultimo ‘Reflektor’. E poi su David Bowie invece e ancora sui Daft Punk… A voi l’ardua (?) sentenza.

Reflektor = I haven’t heard it. Anybody that comes back with a double album, to me, needs to pry themselves out of their own asshole. This is not the Seventies, okay? Go and ask Billy Corgan about a double album. Who has the fucking time, in 2013, to sit through 45 minutes of a single album? How arrogant are these people to think that you’ve got an hour and a half to listen to a fucking record?

Arcade Fire = [Sighs] Well, what’s the point of that? Do you know what the point of that is? That is to take away from the shit disco that’s coming out of the speakers. Because everybody’s dressed as one of the Three Musketeers on acid. “What was the gig like?” “I don’t know, everyone was dressed as a teddy bear in the Seventies.” “Yeah, but what was the gig like?” “Ah, fuck knows, man, I have no idea. I was dressed as a flying saucer.” “Yeah, but what was the gig like?” “Fuck knows. I don’t know. Seen Cheech and Chong, there, though.” Not for me.

David Bowie = I thought at the time, and I still think now, that it’s a fucking masterpiece. I love it. Nobody has the right to be that fucking good at this point in their career. Apart from Neil Young, all of the people that are in his league are basically fucking shit. Do you know what I mean?

Daft Punk = Well, I haven’t heard the album. I’m not interested in the album. It’s all about that song, isn’t it? It’s so effortless and brilliant and now. It’s got everything. You just think, “Has this song always been around, or am I just hearing it for the first time?” It’s fucking amazing.

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