Joss Stone Blasts Lily Allen, Says She’s Not a Singer

November 4, 2009

Joss StoneBritish diva Joss Stone has initiated war of words with pop star Lily Allen, criticizing her musical talents, saying that she is more of a personality than a singer.

“[Lily] needs to sell records because she’s not a singer, and that’s not an offence to her because I think that she knows that too,” Stone told the Press Association.

Stone hereself reveals she is “making real music [and] people [will] come to the show” but for Allen “it’s about the track, their personality and their celebrity”.

Stone also blasted Allen’s campaign to make internet file sharing a criminal offense. “She’s not going to win [the] fight,” Stone said. “None of us will win that fight. So let’s just accept it and see it as something that can be beautiful and might change music for the better. It might sort the weeds from the flowers.”

“Who said that musicians have to be millionaires?” Stone asked. “Who made this a rule? We don’t need that much money. We only need enough to make music, eat and go on tour.”

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