Hucknell: 'Coldplay Is For Insomniacs'

SIMPLY RED frontman MICK HUCKNELL has hit out at pop sensations COLDPLAY, dubbing their music only suitable "for insomniacs".

The STARS hitmaker insists out of the current generation of chart-toppers, only U2 will survive - blaming record labels for neglecting talent.

He says, "U2 should still be there (in 20 years time), but not many others. The problem is the major labels are too busy pleasing shareholders, which means rapid returns. There's little investment in long-term careers and there are no major icons. Coldplay music is for insomniacs."


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I`m joining to the insomniak club!!!!!!;))))))
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I'd prefer being an imsomniac to being a hasbeen.. Mick, your time was over at the turn of the millenium!
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Hucknell is right in that music is corporate business and they promote non-talents -- and people buy that -- and what they are buying is expensive agents and ad compaigns, not talented performers. He is also right in that U2 will go on forever, because their hearts and talent are so great that they can't be stopped...
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It looks like that I am an insomniac....coz i LOVE Coldplay.
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