You've got to hand it to Noël Gallagher, ex-Oasis, he has a big mouth, knows how to use it and how to give plenty to the medias, but this interview he gave at Coachella 2012 is filled with some interesting thoughts and many, many four letter words starting with f. And even a clean shaved gesture to the camera of his middle finger. That's our Noël :)
His comments about the state of the music industry, or what's left of it, replaces the artist at the middle of the equation.
(Manchester accent ON) "The consumer gets more powerful now and the consumer is king so the consumer gets what he wants. But as I understand it, the consumer didn't f*** want Jimi Hendrix but they got him and it changed the world. And the consumer didn't want Sergeant Peppers, but they got it and they didn't want The Sex Pistols and they got it. And now there's an attitude in the music business where it's like "let's keep the consumer happy" cos that's f**** what keeps the music business go around. (...) F*** the customer, the customer doesn't know what he wants, you f*** give it to him".(Manchester accent OFF)
Well, you can say whatever you want about the Gallagher brothers but this is...