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Courteeners furious over Radio 1 snub

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Courteeners furious over Radio 1 snub
The Courteeners frontman Liam Fray has blasted Radio 1 chiefs for refusing to play the band's songs.

In an interview with the Daily Star, the singer asked why the station's executives continue to play Kaiser Chiefs' tracks when the indie rock group "haven't got one song better than any on our album".

"Kaiser Chiefs have been on Radio 1 since day one but they won't play us," Fray continued. "I'd rather be 100 people's favourite band than a million who've just been fed it by Radio 1. We've sold out 40,000 tickets for our tour so how the f**k can Radio 1 say no to playing us? I don't get it.

"But I don't give a s**t about them or chart positions so long as the kids are down the front at our shows going mental."

The Mancunian band released their new single 'That Kiss' this week. The track will go head-to-head with the Kaisers' latest song 'Never Miss A Beat' in tomorrow's chart.

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