100 Most Outrageous Quotes In Music - Part 5

Who is at that number 1 spot?
Kasabian
Our countdown reaches the final furlong with the top plonkers being revealed. Will it be one of the serial offenders or a fresh face?

Given Eric Clapton, David Bowie and Lee Ryan's unsavoury outbursts, it really took some doing to beat them to the number one spot but hats of to....Kasabian!

Make sure to catch up on the full countdown on ClashMusic.
PART 1, PART 2, PART 3,PART 4

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“I gave up rock ‘n’ roll for the rock of ages! I used to be a glaring homosexual until God changed me!”
Little Richard

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19
“Yes, if there is such a thing as [genius], I am one.”
John Lennon

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18
“I’ve got a fierce passion for politics but I can’t stand the smarmy, hypocritical upper-middle-class dictator nation that prevails and has always prevailed in this country. I’m up for petrol bombers, mate, and fighting in the streets.”
Pete Doherty

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17
“Sometimes when I’m flying over the Alps I think, ‘That’s like all the cocaine I sniffed.’”
Elton John

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16
“Don't do drugs, don’t have unprotected sex, don’t be violent... leave that to me.”
Eminem

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15
“Well, put it this way, compared to the Razorlight album [Bob] Dylan is making the chips. I’m drinking champagne.”
Johnny Borrell

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14
“I think if it doesn’t do what I say, if it doesn’t do what I want, if it isn’t politically subversive, if it isn’t sexy, if it isn’t stylish to make all that happen then it isn’t truthfully worth listening to.”
Malcolm McLaren

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“I’d love to think that I’ve maybe influenced people to consider a vegetarian lifestyle, but in my heart of hearts I fear that more than that I’ve encouraged them to get wasted and fucked up.”
Chrissie Hynde

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12
“Good music should always come from the groin. Never the brain. Good music is about fucking.”
Mani, Primal Scream

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11
“Drugs goofed my mind up.”
Brian Wilson

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10
“To be in Kings Of Leon you need at least two STDs, a drinking problem, and a love of animals.”
Nathan Followill, Kings Of Leon

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9
“I’m really happy I’m me because if I wasn’t I’d be scared. If you want that Number One spot you need to listen to my album and try to beat it.”
Kanye West

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8
“It’s actually come as quite a shock to learn just how many people don’t like me.”
Phil Collins

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“I’m warning you with peace and love I have too much to do. So no more fan mail. Thank you, thank you. And no objects to be signed, nothing. Peace and love, peace and love.”
Ringo Starr

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6
“I want to be like Gandhi and Martin Luther King and John Lennon - but I want to stay alive.”
Madonna

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5
“What about whales? They are ignoring animals that are more important. Animals need saving and that’s more important. This New York thing is being blown out of proportion. Who gives a fuck about New York when elephants are being killed.”
Lee Ryan, Blue, on 9/11

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4
“We’re more popular than Jesus now; I don’t know which will go first - rock ‘n’ roll or Christianity.”
John Lennon

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3
“When you think about it, Adolf Hitler was the first pop star.”
David Bowie

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2
“Vote for Enoch Powell... I think Enoch’s right, I think we should send them all back. Stop Britain from becoming a black colony. Get the foreigners out. Get the wogs out. Get the coons out. Keep Britain white.”
Eric Clapton

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“Dance music was on its arse before we came along.”
Serge Pizzorno, Kasabian - the saviours of dance music.

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Make sure to catch up on the full countdown on ClashMusic.
PART 1, PART 2, PART 3,PART 4

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