Mick Jagger says Harry Styles comparisons are ‘shallow’

Mick Jagger dismissed comparisons between Harry Styles and himself, saying the young pop-rocker bears only a “superficial resemblance to my younger self”.

Styles is often compared to Jagger for his energetic stage presence and androgynous outfits, and he frequently cites the Rolling Stones frontman as a major influence before. praise him as “the coolest man on the planet”. Still, while Jagger admitted he likes Styles, he said the similarities between him and the One Directioner solo star run deep at best.

“I love Harry – we have an easy relationship,” Jagger told the Sunday time. “I mean, I used to wear a lot more eye makeup than him. Come on, I was a lot more androgynous.”

He continued, “And he doesn’t have a voice like mine or move on stage like me; he just has a superficial resemblance to my younger self, which is good. He can’t help it. “

Jagger also spoke about the disappearance of late Stones drummer Charlie Watts, who died last August at the age of 80. “I don’t really expect it to be there anymore if I turn around during a concert,” he said. “But I think of him. Not just during rehearsals or on stage but also in other ways. I would have called him and talked about the Arsenal game last night because he supported Tottenham and I am Arsenal I miss him as a player and as a friend.

“In the show, when we get to the front and bow out at the end, there’s no Charlie,” Jagger continued. “He was always the last one to fall. I was like, ‘Come on, what do you have to do?’ He was playing with his sticks because he always had to line them up before he got up from the seat.”

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