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Robbie Williams wasn't "mod" enough to join Oasis in the 90s

Robbie Williams has admitted that he wasn’t “mod” enough to join Oasis in the 1990s.

The 38-year-old Candy singer claims his friendship with brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher was short-lived because he didn’t follow the mod lifestyle.

Speaking to The Sun newspaper, Williams said: "Lad culture was a massive, massive thing. I love Oasis. I was a big fan of their music, vibe and energy.

''I happened to know them and knock about with them for a little while. I don't think I was their cup of tea.

''At the time I think the exact words were, 'I'm not mod', so I was sort of mates with them for a bit, then I didn't gel with them, so we stopped hanging out, simple as that.''

However, the former Take That singer admits that he doesn't hold a grudge against the brothers, adding: ''Liam's voice was the voice of a generation and Noel seemed to be writing the songs of a generation. They were our Beatles for around 18 months.

''It was very, very exciting, high-octane stuff with various substances being taken left, right and centre, models, late night rock 'n' roll - all good fun!''

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