25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

As 2011 draws to a close, we're taking a look at the funniest musician tweets of the year, whether intentional or otherwise. Let's start with Alex Kapranos: "What happens on tour stays online
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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Billie Joe Armstrong: "I've seen Bridesmaids 3 times. I'm seriously considering bleaching my asshole.."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Frankie And The Heartstrings (a retweet but still): "2 mil need homes in UK. Govt commits further 41 mil for Olympics opening ceremony. Is there a cunt-kicking category in Olympics?"

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Lily Allen "Now I love Jesse J as much as the next person, but how is her music of ‘black origin’? It is cause she says ‘man dem’ in her tune?"

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Kanye West: "Room service uuuuugh! I hate when I order fruit and I can taste the other food they cut with the same knife. Beef flavored pineapples."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Les Savy Fav's Tim Harrington: "Gettin kinda inspired from explaining Pitbull's song 'gimme everythin tonight' t'my 5yo as being bout givin your all rather then bonin."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

LCD Soundsystem: "That black eyed peas dirty dancing thing is worse than raping a cat. What is wrong with people? Do they hate ears?"

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Grizzly Bear: "Just heard a sixty year old dad watch his 10 year old daughter fall off her bike and say 'epic fail'."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Tinie Tempah: "Who du reckon would win in an argument out of Jeremy Kyle & Gordon Ramsay? Hahaha"

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koening: "Testing the new security cams at my crib. say cheese, my enemies."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Johnny Marr: "I have a new philosophy. When I say something that sounds smart then I meant it and if I say something that sounds stupid then I didn't."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

The always-eloquent Tyler, The Creator: "In other news: I have to take a shit."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Best Coast: "Wait, itunes doesn’t even sell Britney Spears’ greatest hits album? What the hell am I supposed to do now?"

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Wavves: "Just tried to text ‘das racist’ to someone and my auto correct made it ‘dad racist’ which makes just as much sense."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Mos Def: "This kid once gave me a CD, told me he was the next Justin Bieber, I took the CD and frisbee’d the fuck out of it."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Friendly Fires' Jack Savidge: "Sitting in a reserved seat on the train, and who should come and shunt me off but that blonde monotone Apprentice runner-up."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Jon McClure, Reverend and the Makers, in response to NME’s search for the funniest music joke: "What’s the difference between Alex Ferguson and James Brown? Ferguson is playing Giggs this year."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Example: "29 is my real age by the way. My PR age is 24. Alexandra Burke is actually 41."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Calvin Harris: "It’s too easy to bulk up a fruit salad with big tasteless chunks of melon, it is time for this coalition government to ACT."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Pink: "Haaaaa haaaa RT @butchwalker : My son just woke up and said 'and fuck Chris Brown'... Then fell back asleep."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Ezra Koenig, Vampire Weekend (again): "You wont believe what that DJ played at my pole dancing class 2day."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Adam Levine: "I just had a date with myself. Sadly I’m not really interested. But the sex was great."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Eddie Argos, Art Brut: "I wish Kele from Bloc Party had thought interviews should be taken with a pinch of salt 5 years ago."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Diplo, in among his many, many bizarre tweets: "I think Argentinian beer is called quilmes cause after I drank 7 I jus want some one to kill me."

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25 funniest music tweets of the year 2011

Perhaps the last word, and it is just a word, should go to Liam Gallagher, for the best tweet of the year. Comment below with your own favourites. His? "Shitbag."

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