Paul McCartney Offers His Opinion on One Direction
Tue, 03 Apr 2012 11:47:36
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British/Irish boy band One Direction are blowing the hell up in the US, with people comparing them to The Beatles and that British Invasion. The same is being said about The Wanted, who are also from the UK. However, ex-Beatle Paul McCartney insists the "next Beatles" label could destroy the band, since it's too much pressure to live up to.
McCartney spoke to British TV show Daybreak, saying the "next Beatles" label is "the kiss of death. So many bands, they all get called the next Beatles. It puts an awful lot of pressure on them to be the next Beatles. Oasis were the next Beatles once, if you remember. It's pressure because suddenly you have got to live up to all the things that we did. It was a different time back then. So let's just call them the next terrific band. They're doing well in America. Good."
What do you think about One Direction, and Macca's comments/advice for them? We love that he referenced Oasis, who broke down rather famously.