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A rose by any other name couldn't smell this sweet

Advantages: Paved the way for every great guitar band since 1989.
Disadvantages: Slightly muted production, "Don't Stop".

...Your initial thought upon finding this review may have been "Why do we need another review on The Stone Roses?" On one level, you might be justified in taking that view. Writing reviews on albums by The Stone Roses, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin e ...

oberob 29.03.2008 · Read full review
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Does Ian Brown think he is god?

Advantages: Made of Stone, guitar work,
Disadvantages: long guitar solos. Don't stop.

...Picture the scene. It is October 1995. I was a young fresher then with a pint of cider and black in hand sitting in Stirling University’s premiere pub the Long Bar. The Stone Roses are on the juke box. The Stone Roses were always on the jukebox. I had h ...

duskmaiden 21.11.2003 · Read full review
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Roses Conquer All

Advantages: too many, it's amazing
Disadvantages: if you don't like madchester stuff

This debut album from the Stone Roses is without doubt one of the classics. It has raw talent, killer harmonies and heartbreaking melody. The Stone Roses consist of John Squire on guitar who is the true driving force behind the band. His guitar playing is ...

nigelpm 07.07.2001 · Read full review
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Turn On, Tune In, Trip Out

Advantages: Everything about it
Disadvantages: none

It sometimes happens that a book or a film manages to capture the mood of a particular time. In one single piece of work the ideas, feel and cultural attitudes of the day are encapsulated. Kerouac's novel 'On the Road' or James Dean's film 'Rebel Without ...

Mauri 31.07.2000 · Read full review
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An album that's just crying out to be adored

Advantages: End to end classic tracks, and longer than most albums too
Disadvantages: ???

...It's up there in my top 5 best albums of all-time, no question, and it turns up in so many top 10 lists that it's obvious that many others agree with me. When "The Stone Roses" was released in 1989, it didn't seem, on the face o ...

rsmith 11.04.2001 · Read full review
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