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Ian Brown: Not a Crackhead

While promoting the release of his new solo album, former Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown wanted to clarify a few misperceptions: Because of my cheekbones, people think I’m a crackhead. When the Roses first came out, the early reviews used to call me simian. I had to look that up at the time. Then they … Continue reading Ian Brown: Not a Crackhead

Ian Brown Rejects John Squire Song

In an interview with the BBC Ian Brown claims that his former Stone Roses bandmate John Squire sent him a new song to consider recording for his new solo album: Brown admitted he actually liked the track, but his son advised him not to use it: “Kid said, ‘Look dad, was he looking out for … Continue reading Ian Brown Rejects John Squire Song

Stone Roses Discuss Remastering Their Debut

The NME has a great little interview with Stone Roses vocalist Ian Brown and producer John Leckie on the remastering of the band’s debut album, which will be re-issued in August 2009. Check out the two of them talking about the original recording sessions (way back in 1988!) and their efforts to remaster the album … Continue reading Stone Roses Discuss Remastering Their Debut

Stone Roses Bassist: 2009 is Perfect Time for Reunion

Now that Johnny Marr has scuttled hopes for a Smiths reunion, the NME has promptly switched gears and is focusing on The Stone Roses. An article on NME.com quotes Roses bassist Mani as saying 2009 is the perfect time for a reunion and that ¾ of the band are ready to go. The only holdout, … Continue reading Stone Roses Bassist: 2009 is Perfect Time for Reunion

Ten "Fiercest" British Frontmen Revealed

Jake has long bemoaned the fact that British singers all sound like pansies. [Specifically, English singers -ed.] It’s his main argument for abandoning a genre that once fueled his music collection and has led to hilarious arguments at countless bars with me and Loftus. But is the Old Man right? MuchMusic has a list of … Continue reading Ten "Fiercest" British Frontmen Revealed