Radio 1 music boss: 'Guitar music is coming back'

Top music execs at both Radio 1 and Kiss have predicted that British guitar music is due for a big mainstream resurgence in the near future.

Speaking to Music Week magazine in an exclusive interview today, Kiss programme director Andy Roberts said: "We're probably waiting for guitars to come back."

He suggested that mainstream British music tastes were "going through a Euro pop phase"; one that could soon come to an end.

"The last time we had [this] we had ...

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