Mick Jagger rejected the comparisons between Harry Kinds and himself, saying the younger pop-rocker bears solely a “superficial resemblance to my youthful self.”
Kinds typically will get likened to Jagger for his energetic stage presence and androgynous outfits, and he regularly cites the Rolling Stones frontman as a significant affect, beforehand praising him as “the best man on the planet.” But whereas Jagger admitted he is keen on Kinds, he mentioned the similarities between himself and the One Directioner-turned-solo star are skin-deep at finest.
“I like Harry — we have now a simple relationship,” Jagger informed the Sunday Occasions. “I imply, I used to put on much more eye make-up than him. Come on, I used to be far more androgynous.”
He continued: “And he would not have a voice like mine or transfer on stage like me; he simply has a superficial resemblance to my youthful self, which is ok. He can not help that.”
Jagger additionally mirrored on lacking late Stones drummer Charlie Watts, who died final August on the age of 80. “I do not actually anticipate him to be there anymore if I flip ‘spherical throughout a present,” he mentioned. “However I do take into consideration him. Not solely throughout rehearsals or on stage, however in different methods too. I’d have phoned him up and talked about final evening’s Arsenal recreation as a result of he supported Tottenham and I am Arsenal. I miss him as a participant and as a buddy.
“Within the present, once we come to the entrance and bow on the finish, there is not any Charlie,” Jagger continued. “He’d at all times be the final one down. I might go: ‘Come on, what have you ever acquired to do?’ He’d be fiddling along with his sticks as a result of he at all times needed to have them in a row earlier than he’d get off the seat.”
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