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'Not performing Monkeys'

Let's get hypothetical for a moment; if you moved to a plush pad in the Hollywood Hills, and your neighbours invited you round to play a few tunes, also offering you dosh by the truckload, would you a) jump up and down screaming thanks, or b) say 'nah, don't think so mate, I fancy a night at home'. Hmm, tricky one...

An eagle-eyed source told The Sun, 'There was a suggestion that the neighbours might not be pleased about a band moving in. But most of the locals are bang-up for a good time. They're young, rich, party-loving and keen to make friends with the lads. One even offered six figures for the lads to play at their garden party but the group refused. The line, 'We're not performing monkeys' was said to have been used. While they were flattered with the offer to perform, it would mean ripping all their gear out of the studio. They decided against the idea, preferring a peaceful time at home.'

The Sheffield boys must be dripping in cash if they turned down thousands, for a night in front of the telly...

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