And Finally

Kasabian don’t regret slagging off other bands, but will stop

By | Published on Friday 5 August 2011

Tom Meighan

Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan has got a mouth on him, hasn’t he? Some of his highlights include calling Justin Timberlake “midget with whiskers who is just trying to be black” and referring to Pete Doherty as “a fucking tramp”. But he’s sorry now, and he’s going to stop saying such things about fellow musicians.

Speaking to Xfm, Meighan said: “We’re lovers of all music – and I’m not just saying that to be civil. I’m past slagging bands off. I’m sorry, I don’t regret it, but that’s life. I was a kid”.

In 2009, Meighan admitted that the fact that the band had “slagged everyone off” in interviews around their debut album had earned them a reputation that they weren’t entirely happy with.