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The Stone Roses: The Morning After

Simon Reynolds, Spin, May 1995

"I guess you had to be there – probably Manchester, definitely England – to understand how the Stone Roses came to matter so much in 1989. In the U.K., "black kids had always had something going." remembers singer Ian Brown. "1989 was the year the white kids woke up."

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