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Hear'say are ugly, says Elton

Saturday 29 September 2001 @ 2:12 - GMT

Elton has aired his views on the world of pop music in an interview with The Sun on Seotember 28, 2001.

Hear'say were handed the harshest criticism with Elton calling them the "ugliest band in the world".

"If you're going to have a boy band or a girl band then they've got to be good looking. That guy Danny looks like Shrek."

Elton says he likes the look of 'NSync and of British newcomers Blue but is less keen on Boyzone and Westlife, saying that "they breed so much crap."

On the subject of Robbie Williams, Elton says the former Take That star seems like "a loose cannon".

"He has that self destruct button which we all have but he wears it on his sleeve. In some ways he reminds me of myself when I was younger though I had much more confidence than him," he explained.

The flamboyant star also talked about the "very sweet" Geri Halliwell but suggested that neither her nor Williams have many friends.

"Whenever you see Geri she clings to you. She's good company but she and Robbie just seem to be so obsessed with their careers."