Sunday, 19 June 2016
I'm going to see The Stone Roses in a football stadium today. Reports from the first three nights have ranged from 'great' to 'a religious experience'. Nothing if not enthusiastic, Roses fans. The support acts today are The Courtneeners (no interest from me I'm afraid, generic northern rock band) and Public Enemy (lots of interest from me, groundbreaking hip hop band who remain untouched in their field). Fear Of A Black Planet, their 1990 album, is a must own record from 911 Is A Joke to Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man, Brother's Gonna Work it Out and Fight The Power. And this one, which samples Musical Youth and Parliament...