“At some point in the very near future we are going to have to change our value system so dramatically, and what we deem as important and what we throw away,”
“We need to dismantle very significant parts of our culture and really re-examine them. I suppose you start with the celebrity thing.”
“It’s creating a mindset that suggests you can get something for nothing and that it’s easy to acquire status and fame…It should be one of the hardest things to do,”
Damon Albarn, musician and former member of Blur ,cartoon group Gorillaz and The Good, the Bad and the Queen (project) on dismantling celebrity culture after being guest editor on Radio 4’s Today programme.