Mike Stock calls Spears, Gaga music videos soft pornography
Los Angeles: British songwriter and producer Mike Stock has blasted pop stars Britney Spears and Lady Gaga for making raunchy videos.
"The music industry has gone too far. It`s not about me being old fashioned. It`s about keeping values that are important in the modern world. These days you can`t watch modern stars - like Britney Spears or Lady Gaga - with a two-year-old -- 99 percent of the charts is R&B and 99 percent of that is soft pornography," a news website quoted Stock as saying
The producer, who helped launch the career of Australian singer Kylie Minogue in the 1980s, believes singers like Spears and Gaga need to tone down their overtly sexual performances because so many kids look up to them.
"Kids are being forced to grow up too young. Look at the videos. I wouldn`t necessarily want my young kids to watch them. I would certainly be embarrassed to sit there with my mum," said Stock.