The former Oasis guitarist isn't impressed by the 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker and says she should channel her energies into writing a good song rather than dressing provocatively and twerking with her tongue hanging out.
In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, he said: ''I think there's a trend, unfortunately, in the game, at the minute, of girls desperately trying to be provocative or desperately trying to - in inverted commas - 'start the debate' about some old sh*t or other.
''Because, really, they're not very good. We have it in England regularly, and you have it in the States.
''I feel bad for 'em. It's like, 'Write a good song. Don't make a provocative video - write a good f**king song.' That'll serve you better, I think ... It's a shame, because it puts all the other female artists back about f**king five years.
After watching one of Miley's many jaw-dropping performances on TV, the 46-year-old musician admits he thought, ''What the f**k is all this about?''
The songwriter added: ''Now, Adele and Emeli Sande - that music, to me, is like music for f**king grannies, but at least it's got some kind of credibility.
''It's just embarrassing. Be good. Don't be outrageous. Anybody can be outrageous! I could go to the Rolling Stone office and sh*t on top of a boiled egg, right? And people would go, 'Wow, f***ing hell, that's outrageous!' But is it any good? No, because, essentially, it's just a sh*t on top of a boiled egg.''
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