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Articles Tagged 'The Stone Roses'

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What Should Be 2016’s Song of the Summer?

Everyone has different expectations from their summer. Some people like to sunbathe, others prefer a spot of relaxing reading under a shady tree. Some look forward to late night parties, and others prefer a quiet drink on a warm evening. Finding a single fresh new song that can suit all eventualities is a fool’s errand, […]

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10 Britpop-Era Bands Still Around in 2014

Earlier this year the British music press was full of features about the 20th anniversary of Britpop—the British musical renaissance kicked off by Suede, given shape by Blur and then puffed up beyond all recognition by Oasis. But one of the most interesting things about those times is that there is still a fairly rabid audience for […]


WATCH: Pulp and the Reunion Documentaries of Britpop

Yesterday, the trailer was released for the new documentary Pulp: a Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets, in which one of Britain’s finest bands gets back together, goes on the road and plays some very emotional shows, not least in their hometown of Sheffield. Pulp being the awkward cusses they are, the movie also features […]

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WATCH: The Stone Roses Movie Is Ready

The truly remarkable return of the Stone Roses, British indie band of world-beating proportion (had they bothered to keep going) has been documented in a new film by Shane Meadows, the director of Brit-flicks Twenty-Four Seven, This Is England and A Room For Romeo Brass. Shane, who considers himself a super-fan of the band, was […]

The Brit List: Five Great British Songs About The Queen

*rubs hands together* Oh this’ll be an easy one. There must be hundreds of songs devoted to Queen Elizabeth II, especially as she has been ruling monarch since 1953, during which time Britain became an international songwriting powerhouse. You just sit there a sec, and I’ll compile a list. *goes to check massive library of […]

The Great British Songbook #7: ‘Fool’s Gold’

Songwriters are not the only musicians to see their work appreciated and appropriated by other musicians. What about the groovemakers? The funketeers? When compiling a list of the greatest British contributions to the art of popular song, we have to make some space for the people whose names don’t always get to appear in the […]

‘I Want The Stone Roses Back’ Says Liam Gallagher

Even though Mani put the kibosh on those Stone Roses reunion rumors earlier this spring, Liam Gallagher would still like to see one of his favorite bands get back together for one last hurrah. When speaking with Shortlist magazine recently, the seemingly chipper Beady Eye frontman said the Madchester icons should play their seminal 1989 […]

Mani Nixes Stone Roses Reunion Rumors

Earlier today (April 7), we reported that The Stone Roses are probably getting back together. WRONG! NME reports that bassist Mani (born Gary Mounfield) has dismissed all speculation surrounding the said reunion. The news about Ian Brown and John Squire having their first friendly chat in ages while attending Mani’s mother’s funeral got things rolling. […]

Are The Stone Roses Reforming? REALLY?

We bring you this news story more in hope than in confidence. We’ve all been let down too many times before, and the last time the denials did seem very vehement indeed. So, according The Sun, ’80s Mancunian beat-pop astonishments The Stone Roses are planning a reunion. This is different from all the other times […]

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