Cold Chisel Frontman Jimmy Barnes Slams Idol TV Shows
The Scottish born Australian rocker, who has had a remarkable 13 No1 albums in his adopted home land as Cold Chisel frontman and as a solo star, admits he hates shows like American and Australian Idol and he recalls the impact being catapulted into the glare of the spotlight had on Men At Work.:
"I hate those shows. A lot of good young singers have come through them but I don't like singing competitions," Barnes told RockAAA. "It's a very tough thing to do (turning people into stars overnight). Hopefully they get a lot of training on the job but I've seen a lot of bands support us one week then a week later have a big show – like Men At Work.
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