Kapranos Slams Sting

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has slammed musician STING as being "distanced from reality".

Kapranos' criticism about the ENGLISHMAN IN NEW YORK singer comes just days after he took a swipe at AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL and manufactured pop acts.

Kapranos says, "I saw this interview with Sting and he was talking about how he had to be in a certain tower in his mansion, surrounded by candles, to be able to write a song.

"And I thought, 'Oh my God, how distanced from reality have you become? You can do it anywhere!'"

19/09/2004 15:05

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Tags: Franz Ferdinand - Alex Kapranos - Sting - American Idol - Simon Cowell


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