Kaisers Slag Diana Concert
You should only play at it if you knew her, says Ricky
Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson says mosts bands are only playing the Princess Diana Memorial Concert for self promotion.
When asked about the concert, which will take place on July 1on what would have been Diana's 40th birthday " Wilson stated that the Kaisers would never be involved because they didnt know the late Princess.
"And any bands that didnt know her that elect to play at the concert, are just doing it for promotional reasons," says Wilson.
"A lot of them are doing it to sell more records, he said. It's fine if you're doing something like Live 8, which is raising awareness or events that raise awareness over green issues. Thats all right.
"But not just Diana. I'm not disrespecting her, but can you imagine someone like Kasabian playing at the concert?
"Elton John can do it - he knew her. I didn't know her. It would be hypocritical", said Ricky.
Those reported to be on the line-up for the memorial concert include Kanye West, Pharrell, Sir Elton John, Keane, James Morrison, Joss Stone and Orson. And Kaiser Chiefs (O.K, not really).