Oasis’ Noel Gallagher: ‘Jay-Z wrong for Glasto’

The guitarist says hip-hop is 'wrong' for the British festival

OasisNoel Gallagher has said that he thinks the decision to book Jay-Z for a headline set at this year’s Glastonbury festival was incorrect.

Speaking to BBC News, Gallagher said that deviating from the festival’s tradition of booking guitar-based headliners was “wrong”.

“If it ain’t broke don’t fix it,” he said. “If you start to break it then people aren’t going to go. I’m sorry, but Jay-Z? No chance.


Glastonbury has a tradition of guitar music and even when they throw the odd curve ball in on a Sunday night you go ‘Kylie Minogue?’ I don’t know about it. But I’m not having hip-hop at Glastonbury. It’s wrong.”

Noel Gallagher has also spoken about Oasis’ UK live plans, responding to repeated rumours the band would play the O2 Arena in London.

See what Noel Gallagher had to say about the story on NME.COM now.

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