British comedian Stephen Fry stopped by BBC Radio 1 to give his opinion on todays hits. The host played three songs for him to judge. Before starting, the “V For Vendetta” actor admits “I don’t know the names of anybody, I’m not interested,” when asked for his thoughts on today’s music. “There’s someone called Edelia, Adelia…Adele,” he adds, “I’ve heard of her.”
The first track is Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself.” “I quite like it it’s quite sweet. It’s that rather dreary moany…they all do that,” he says before he admits Justin’s voice wasn’t as bad as he’d thought.
The second is a guitar moment from the band Slaves, which reminded the 58 year old of his teen years. Last, the host plays a snippet of Little Mix’s “Love Me Like You.”
“Horrible, oh horrible,” he says, “It’s just bubblegum pop…oh their not still singing “shalalala” are they?…It’s a hideous, toxic compound.”
You can listen to the whole interview here.
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