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Monday 22 September 2014

The Horrors identify with Beyonce

The Horrors may not look like Beyonce fans, but they say she has influenced their album

Goths rockers The Horrors have revealed that they are unlikely fans of Beyonce.

The band said that they feel that they have more in common with the RnB singer than they do with today's rockers.

Rhys Webb, 31, bassist in the band, told the Daily Star: "Beyonce doesn't sound the most obvious influence on our music.

"But her songs are like modern-day Motown classics and we identify more with that than we do with our contemporaries."

The band, whose new album Luminous is expected to chart highly this week, are disillusioned with the way music is sold today.

Rhys claimed of the decision to sell Lily Allen's new album Sheezus for just 99p for one day on Google Play : "Her record company have done that to give Lily a surefire No 1.

"Albums should be something that are there for a lifetime."

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