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Bernstein, Jonathan (March 1995). "The Stone Roses: Second Coming". Spin. Vol.10, no.12. pp.94–95 . Retrieved 16 September 2016. I'm quite into PCs — I've got a laptop at home, and I'm hoping to get a big one any day now, so I can do some music on it... However, the only time we really used the computer was for 'Groove Harder' on the twelve‑inch of 'Love Spreads', and that was mainly Paul Schroeder's bag. He took a couple of samples from 'Good Times', messed with them a bit, and ended up triggering them from a keyboard.

On 12 May 2016, the band released " All for One", their first new release in more than 20 years. [103] [104] A second single, titled " Beautiful Thing", was released on 9 June. [105] Made of Stone" originally charted at 90 on the UK Singles Chart, however it did reach 20 when reissued in 1990. Johnson, Johnny (February 1995). "Coming Out". Vox. pp.14–19. Archived from the original (print) on 12 March 2010 . Retrieved 24 November 2011. The Stone Roses (Ian Brown, vocals; John Squire, lead guitar; Gary 'Mani' Mounfield, bass; Alan 'Reni' Wren, drums) formed in the mid‑1980s. After the release of their highly successful eponymous debut album in 1989, and a string of equally successful singles which culminated in March 1990's 'One Love', the group became tangled in a lawsuit whilst attempting to free themselves from their contract with the Silvertone record label. During this time, they were not allowed to record any new material, and their planned second LP had to be indefinitely shelved.Already in two bands before he joined The Stone Roses, it was perhaps friend Simon Wright's successful audition for AC/DC in 1984 which prompted him towards more serious ambitions.

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone premiere announcement - Channel 4 - Info - Press". Channel 4. 21 March 2013 . Retrieved 27 February 2014. He taught himself drums in his youth as, due to his family situation, he was nearly always around musical instruments in a pub environment. He also plays the guitar, bass and piano. John Robb, in his 1997 book The Stone Roses and the Resurrection of British Pop, said that Wren could "play guitar almost as well as he plays drums," [7] [8] However, it was his drumming abilities that made him stand out. Whilst growing up, "...the local kids thought Reni was a freak because he was such an amazing drummer, a total natural. Reni didn't care. He was already jamming along to anything and anybody." [9] The band's first live show with Wren occurred at an anti-heroin gig in London, which was being hosted by Pete Townshend. This unexpected encounter concluded with The Who star asking the band whether he could use their drummer for his set - the band agreed, which led to Wren performing Pictures of Lily and other Who songs. [10] Second Coming was never a particularly accessible album. Breaking Into Heaven takes four-and-a-half minutes of tribal drumming, swampy atmospherics and occasional blasts of guitar before it actually gets going. When it does it is a groove-laden blues opus, complete with extensive solos (yes, plural), highlighting all the practice that John Squire put in while the Roses were spending five years in legal wrangles with their previous record company.In a press conference on 18 October 2011, Wren, along with the other members of The Stone Roses, announced the band would be reforming for three "homecoming" gigs at Heaton Park, Manchester on 29 and 30 June and 1 July 2012. These dates were part of a Reunion Tour. I Wanna Be Adored" did not originally chart on the Irish Singles Chart, however it did reach 21 when reissued in 1991. Story Love Song’ starts off with a squelch, sounding like it is tagged onto the end of a studio jam- all drums and guitars attempting to find the song before the song’s pure pop perfection slopes in. When it comes in it sends the heart soaring. Heaps of melody pile up, each change in the song is yet another great tune heaped up all the way to the chorus. It is the album’s musical link to the pristine pop of the old days, melodically and lyrically.

Robb, John (2001) The Stone Roses and the Resurrection of British Pop, Random House, ISBN 0-09-187887-X Stone Roses' Ian Brown and John Squire reunite onstage in Manchester - video". NME. IPC Media. 3 December 2011 . Retrieved 7 December 2011.

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The band have got an Akai S1000 which they use mainly in the writing process, for recording loops, slowing them down, turning them round, to create a groove to write around [both 'Driving South' and 'Straight to the Man' were written in this way]. They haven't felt the need to upgrade to anything newer because it does the job for what they want. They just use it to create basic loops, and get them onto their Portastudio. Love Spreads’ came out and went straight in at number 2 in the charts. There was a sense of excitement. We had a big world tour- the agent got out a world map and said here’s a pin where do you want to go? The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival – Event and visitor information, passes, photo gallery, FAQ, rules, and directions". Coachella . Retrieved 27 February 2014. The band went through the legal process to have Silvertone's legal injunction lifted. Ian Brown told Melody Maker: "Silvertone have got us for 35 years - we'd have only got ten for armed robbery."

Sennett, Sean; Groth, Simon (2010). Off the Record: 25 Years of Music Street Press. University of Queensland Press. p.64. ISBN 978-0-7022-4653-1. The Stone Roses reunion: In their own words". Digital Spy. 18 October 2011 . Retrieved 18 October 2011. Thank god for œLove Spreads’- the zig zag wanderer and another of The Roses total classics and as good as anything they ever wrote. It storms in with that great riff and spends five years oozing a mysticism all of its own. Although the aforementioned reformation conference in October 2011 displayed an elated and talkative Stone Roses engaging with the press, it was followed by total media silence. Other than Shane Meadows' documentary in 2013, the band provided no further interviews. Seeking experience, Simon got a job with a local PA company when he left school, and, through this position, progressed to handling live PA sound for Birmingham‑based reggae bands on European tours. Outgrowing the local firm, he started work with a London‑based PA company in the early '80s. "I toured around Europe, America, Africa and Japan with that company, first doing festivals, and then some of their larger people — Ozzy Ozbourne and The Stranglers. I finished in '87 — the last band I did were T'Pau, in America."The group won four NME Readers poll awards that year; Band of the Year, Best New Band, Single of the Year (for "Fools Gold") and Album of the Year (for their debut album). [67] The Stone Roses is now considered one of the greatest British albums, [68] although the band themselves were unhappy with the sound on the album, Squire describing it as "twee" and not "fat or hard enough". [69] Austriancharts.at – The Stone Roses – Second Coming" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 October 2022. certainly as far as the rhythm section is concerned - is somewhere most recently occupied by The Meters.

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