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Noel Gallagher: "Adele is music for grannies"

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Noel Gallagher has described Adele and Emeli Sande as music for grannies and says that Miley Cyrus tries to be provocative because her songs aren't any good.

In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, the High Flying Birds singer says: "I think there's a trend, unfortunately, in the game at the minute, of girls desperately trying to be provocative or desperately trying to - in inverted commas - 'start the debate' about some old ***t or other. Because, really, they're not very good.

"We have it in England regularly, and you have it in the States. I feel bad for 'em. It's like, 'Write a good song. Don't make a provocative video - write a good ****ing song.' That'll serve you better, I think... It's a shame, because it puts all the other female artists back about ****ing five years."

Noel isn't a fan of AOR singer Emeli Sande or Adele either. "Now, Adele and Emeli Sande - that music, to me, is like music for ****ing grannies, but at least it's got some kind of credibility," he said.

"It's just embarrassing. Be good. Don't be outrageous. Anybody can be outrageous! I could go to the Rolling Stone office and ***t on top of a boiled egg, right? And people would go, 'Wow, f***ing hell, that's outrageous!' But is it any good? No, because, essentially, it's just a ***t on top of a boiled egg."

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