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Is Shaun Ryder Really A Sex Symbol?

Simon Witter, Sky, Summer 1990

He's no oil painting but the Happy Mondays' grubby lead singer Shaun Ryder is deluged with love letters from admiring teenage girls. Now the group's unique brand of shaggy chic and messy indie-house is taking America by storm.

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