Tag Archives: The Day The Earth Stood Still

1991 – Peggy Suicide – Julian Cope

  I was absolutely convinced that “The Day The Earth Stood Still” was a good song but knew something was missing. The bass line, the piano part and the hook were great, it just didn’t have the energy I wanted. … Continue reading

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1990 – Pills ‘N’ Thrills And Bellyaches – Happy Mondays

Going under the name of The Holy Rollers, we managed to secure our first gig at the beginning of February at the New Lonsdale WMC in Whiston. Fran, the new music teacher at Wingfield School, had recently played the drums … Continue reading

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1989 – The Stone Roses

All my favourite bands manage to blend a variety of styles, to pick ‘n’ mix the best bits from their influences and create something new. Shimmering sleepily, but somehow dangerously, the first Stone Roses album starts with the superb “I … Continue reading

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