The Stone Roses: And 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-handedl
I really enjoyed it, even if Robb's style is a little bit too prone to repetition. But the subject matter more than compensates for the shortfalls, as well as the fact that Robb has a first account knowledge of the stor ...more
One of my all time favourite bands about which I knew little, considering how much I've played their stuff, especially that first wonderful album. I found the book pretty informative therefore. Stodgy in places, particularly for the first third or more; but then they were very slow taking off.
The individual members of the band are endearingly portrayed, warts and all. I'm definitely going to hang on to my copy. I did find John Robb's excessive use of the f--- word tedious and irritating th ...more
Robb's books include a biography of The Stone Roses, ...more