Jake Bugg says One Direction will soon be forgotten when their fans grow up

He also predicts the band have a very short shelf-life ahead of them

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Posted 31st January 2013 in News, Jake Bugg | By Clickmusic News Desk
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Jake Bugg should avoid the internet for a couple of days because he's just invoked the fury of One Direction fans. The singer-songwriter says that the chart-topping boyband are heading for the drain.

Jake gave his opinion on modern pop music in an interview with Q Magazine and he wasn't going to soften his blows.

"I don't care about the word 'pop', The Beatles were pop; it's just what's popular," he admitted.

"But sadly, what's popular today is mostly manufactured and commercial and all about fame and looks and boy bands. It's not on.

"One Direction? The young girls will grow up and forget about 'em. There's only they'll be going after that, isn't there? Down.

"I'm interested in which songs, artists, will be remembered in 50 years' time."

We give it until 3pm for Jake to maintain peace and quiet. Because once the intense One Direction fans get out of school, they'll be heading to Twitter to issue the standard death threat to anyone questioning the boys.