ContactMusic.com reports Pet Shop Boys singer Neil Tennant is upset over what’s classified as pop music nowadays. “We are going through a phase where the term ‘pop’ is used to mean rubbish,” he said. “But bands like the Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, Killers, [and] Franz Ferdinand make pop music. They like to think they are rock but they are pop and all have a sense of fun about what they do and have a great look. It annoys me that pop gets clogged up with Pop Idol and reality TV rubbish. [‘X Factor’ winner]Shayne Ward has a waxwork in Madame Tussauds – can you believe it?!”
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