Three video of the band's surprise comeback gig last night (May 23)
The clips, which show the reunited band performing set opener ‘I Wanna Be Adored’, ‘Made Of Stone’ and ‘Waterfall’ can be viewed by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.
The band played a rapturously received comeback show at Warrington Parr Hall, playing their first show with drummer Alan ‘Reni’ Wren since their performance in a big top at Glasgow Green in June 1990.
The Manchester legends, who announced last year that they had reunited, played an 11-song set, with no encore, but did include classics ‘Sally Cinammon’, ‘She Bangs The Drums’ and set closer ‘Love Spreads’. They didn’t debut any new material.
The show will act as warm-up for the band’s summer European tour, which kicks off in Barcelona next month. The band will then play their first scheduled UK shows in Manchester’s Heaton Park on June 29, 30 and July 1.
The Stone Roses announced their reformation in October 2011. The foursome have since written “at least three or four new tracks” for a potential third album release, it was reported earlier this week.
Meanwhile, a special collectors’ issue dedicated to The Stone Roses is currently available. Produced by the teams behind NME and sister title Uncut, the magazine features the story behind Ian Brown and co’s rise to the top, the creation of their seminal debut album, the legal wrangles and lengthy delays behind their second LP ‘Second Coming’ and their reunion late last year. The issue is available on newsstands and digitally – click here to order your copy.
Don’t miss the next issue of NME, on sale May 30, for the definitive review of the gig
‘I Wanna Be Adored’
‘Made Of Stone’
The Stone Roses are playing at this year’s T In The Park, which is taking place July 6-8 in Balado Park, Kinross. To check the availability of T In The Park 2012 tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.
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