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Stone Roses & the Resurrection of British Pop

The band, the lifestyle, the revolution. This classic biography charts the phenomenal rise of The Stone Roses to the icons they are today, using interviews, rehearsal tapes and the archives of author John Robb who was with them from the beginning.Robb's exclusive inside knowledge of The Stone Roses creates a compelling and intimate insight into how the band single-handedly set the blueprint for the resurgence of UK rock 'n' roll in the 1990s: Ian Brown's new lazy-style vocals, Reni's fluid, funk-tinged, ground-breaking drumming, and the guitar genius of John Squire. From the band members' early years to the inception of the Roses, through the tours and success, their influences and style, to the demise of the original line-up and their solo careers; every high and low is documented in minute detail.This is the definitive, most revered account of one of the most influential British bands in pop music history. Review A must for Roses fans and musos alike. ― The Big Issue Synopsis The Stone Roses single-handedly set the blueprint for the resurgence of UK rock n roll in the 1990s: Ian Brown's new lazy-style vocals, Reni's fluid, flunk-tinged, ground-breaking drumming, the guitar genius of John Squire. Combine all this with the fact that this band were from Manchester, wore flared trousers and football tops, a whole new baggy style that had never been south of Stoke before - and you've got one of the few bands who could ever truly deserve to be called Great. Their LP The Stone Roses is acknowledged as one of the most important albums of all time. But the Roses are by no means resigned to musical history. Ian Brown, a solo artist and star in his own right continues to reach his fans with his inimitable style and knack of tapping into musical trends. This is a fully revised and updated biography. From the Inside Flap ses is acknowledged as one of the most important albums of all time, and the band of the same name single-handedly set the stage for the resurgence of British rock and roll in the 1990s. This is a fully revised and updated biography by a journalist at the forefront of underground music. Author Bio John Robb is a musician, writer, music journalist and TV presenter. He formed the seminal punk/alt-rock band The Membranes in 1977, and still carries the punk flame today as lead singer of Goldblade, renowned for their incendiary live shows. He has written acclaimed biographies of The Stone Roses and The Charlatans, as well as The Nineties: What the F**k Was That All About? and Punk: an oral history, all published by Ebury Press.http://www.goldblade.com
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ISBN 9780091878870
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Publisher smeikalbooks
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