The Stone Roses Archive

Reviews Various Artists – This is England ’90 – Original Soundtrack Snatches of dialogue from the series, along with variety, new tracks and thoughtful curation raise this above your average old skool compilation. >>
20 songs Give up, but don’t give in Give up the ghost, but don't give up your day job. Give out but don't give up, give in, give over, give it away give it away give it away now. I'm a change giver, giving all my love to you - it's a given. Shay Given. It's lent, and apparently I've stopped making sense during these fast times. Must be the come-down. >>
20 songs The Foolingest Playlist Ever Fools rush in, work (along with horses), fall in love, think it's over, and think themselves wise. Also, they provide for an eclectic playlist. >>
Tracks of my years The Stone Roses – She Bangs the Drums She Bangs The Drums became The Stone Roses' first indie chart #1 and their first top 40 hit in July 1989. "The past was yours but the future's mine”, sang Ian Brown, unaware of the brick wall around the corner. Liam Gallagher, the next to let his natural Manchester sounds sheeee-iiine, once chose it as his favourite summer anthem. Sound choice, Liam. >>
Playlists September 2014: Tracks of my Years 41 tracks (because, maths and stuff) of varying degrees of cheesiness and significance, from classic rock to indie pop, and no doubt some straight up pop along the way, too. >>
20 songs Every Second Counts Share The 20 songs series has done long and dreamy, now it's going to try its hand at short and spiky. All the tracks in this playlist are under two … >>
Tracks The Stone Roses – I Wanna Be Adored Share As word gets round that The Stone Roses are to split again, it takes me back to when The Stone Roses was regularly topping bestest album of all time … >>
Playlists May 2014: Don’t You Forget About Me In which I root around in the bin marked 'classics I've just ignored until now for one reason or another'. >>
Tracks The Stone Roses – Fool’s Gold Share Home Taping is Killing Music That’s what they told us in the 80s. They were, of course, so very wrong. What they meant to say was: “Unfeasibly one-sided and … >>
Tracks November 2012: The 1980s, Part I Share Ah, the 80s: that most magically neon of decades, that shiniest, glitteriest, poppiest of times. The decade in which, musically speaking at least, I was born, and found my … >>