Anglo For Your Ear: The Stone Roses’ “Bye Bye Badman”

By far, my favorite Stone Roses tune. In my estimation, way better than “Fool’s Gold.” And my oh my, Ian Brown was dishy back in 1989, wasn’t he? (Fast-forward to 2:51. Very hot shot.) Alas, time is cruel, especially on cheekbones that sharp.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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