The Vaccines: 'We've made a better record than Beady Eye'

Band continue their war of words with Liam Gallagher

The Vaccines: 'We've made a better record than Beady Eye'

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The Vaccines have declared that they have made a "better record" than Beady Eye, following a bit of back-and-forth between the London band and Liam Gallagher.

They also said that they believe the reason frontman Gallagher has dismissed them as "boring" is simply because "words are his weapon".

Speaking to Rolling Stone, The Vaccines' singer Justin Young was asked again about Gallagher's comments, which were published in the Christmas issue of NME. He replied: "Well, that's what he trades off, isn't it? Words are his weapon, not mine. I think I've made a better record than he has."



Young also dismissed criticism of the band's lyrics, adding: "Writing this album I was just coming out of a serious relationship so naturally it provided a lot of the lyrical content. I think people could be dismissive of our lyrics because they are tried and tested subjects: anger, jealousy, lost love, being young. But there's a reason they're tried and tested."

The Vaccines announced two new UK tourdates on Monday (May 23). They will play London's HMV Forum on August 23 and the Edinburgh HMV Picture House on August 24. They are also booked for a series of festivals including Glastonbury and the Reading And Leeds Festivals.

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