The Stone Roses The Stone Roses

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A&C Black, Feb 27, 2006 - Music - 132 pages
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The Stone Roses shows a band sizzling with skill, consumed with drive and aspiration and possessing an almost preternatural mastery of the pop paradigm. This book explores the political and cultural zeitgeist of England in 1989 and attempts to apprehend the magic ingredients that made The Stone Roses such a special and influential album.

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Review: The Stone Roses (33⅓ #33)

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Features some great quotes and even a diehard will likely learn a thing or two. My favorite and most intriguing portion was reading the backstory of "Bye Bye Badman" and the album cover art. Read full review

Review: The Stone Roses (33⅓ #33)

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A fascinating and detailed exploration of a single album track by track. This book brings in culture, politics, the wider music scene, fashion and history to explore the minutiae of the Stone Roses first album. Essential reading for any Stone Roses fan Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Alex Green's interviews and reviews have appeared in Magnet, Trouser Press, CMJ New Music Monthly, Amplifier, Hits! and SOMA. In addition, he teaches English Composition and Greek and Roman Literature at St. Mary's College of California. He is currently the Editor of the online music magazine www.caughtinthecarousel.com.

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