‘Top Of The Pops’ caught up with The Kooks, where frontman Luke Pritchard admitted to being touchy towards the band’s critics. “I got really annoyed the other day. We were in Holland and the woman was like ‘Oh, I’ve just been checking the internet and I saw a review with criticism where…’ and I was like, ‘Oh, what did they say about us?’,” he explained, “because it would be quite funny to know about our criticism and it was like, ‘they’re riding the indie wave’ or something like that, and I was like ‘WHAT? Who the fu** said that? I want numbers, I want addresses…’ [Laughs.] It’s a double-edged sword, because for every good thing that gets written about us, there’s about ten bad things.” The full transcript at bbc.co.uk has since been removed.
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