Singer-songwriter Ed Harcourt believes Christina Aguilera's raunchy stage act is pornographic.

However, the 25-year-old musician believes his native Britain's embracing of the DIRRTY singer's overtly sexual image indicates the country is becoming more at ease with affairs of the flesh.

Ed says, "Christina Aguilera is blatant porn. That's what she is. People have always been fascinated by sex - even the English aren't afraid to talk about it now. Now everyone's so full-on and raunchy."

According to Harcourt though, one subject is still taboo amongst his countrymen.

He explains, "The thing they won't talk about is death. We ignore it."