June 22, 2013 11:08

Robbie Williams: 'Beady Eye would be better if their songs had a chorus'

The ex-Take That man hits back after Liam Gallagher brands him 'a fat fucking idiot'

Robbie Williams: 'Beady Eye would be better if their songs had a chorus'

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Ex-Take That star Robbie Williams has continued his ongoing feud with Liam Gallagher, stating that Beady Eye's recent album 'BE' would be better if it had some actual choruses.

Following the most recent update of the spat, which saw Gallagher brand Williams a "fat fucking idiot" after the solo singer's performance at Manchester's Etihad Stadium, Williams has retorted, saying “The production [on 'BE'] is really good. There are a couple of tunes that would have been fucking amazing if they had a chorus. 'Flick Of The Finger', nearly a great tune. 'Start Anew', if that had a chorus, but there is no chorus.”

Williams then went on to state that Liam's songwriting was suffering without Noel's input as the older Gallagher brother is the only one brave enough to tell Liam where he's going wrong. "They are missing The General. I’ve heard 'Second Bite Of The Apple', I don’t know why nobody said anything," he continued. “When you listen to them [the tracks on 'BE'] you think, ‘Please put a chorus in — it will be brilliant.’ They are not going to have a character brave enough to tell Liam that.”

The soloist then finished by stating that “The interviews are better than the records at the minute. I really enjoy the interviews. Liam is like an episode of Star Stories.”

This follows Gallagher's most recent rant about the star, in which he slated the singer and the general public for selling out three nights at the 60,000 Etihad Stadium when Beady Eye only played a night at Manchester's 1,500 capacity Ritz. "We should be playing the Etihad three nights, not some fucking fat fucking idiot. It could be any fucking clown," Gallagher vented. "I think it's a shame that he's doing three nights and a band like us are doing one night in the Ritz. Poor, mate. It's not about him, it's people in general. But it's about fucking him, just in case you think I'm scared or something."

This follows in a long line of spats between Williams and the Gallagher brothers, which began in the 90s when Noel called the singer "the fat dancer from Take That". Williams then famously offered to fight Liam live on TV at the 2000 Brit Awards.

Williams will continue his current Take The Crown stadium tour, winding up at Wembley Stadium for four nights on June 29 and 30 and July 2 and 5.

Beady Eye, meanwhile, will finish up their current tour tonight at Glasgow's O2 ABC.

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