Sunday July 12, 2020

Still waiting for the real scent of the Roses

The Stone Roses: War and Peace - The Definitive Story. By Simon Spence. Penguin, €25.20. Reviewed by Eamon Sweeney.

28th July, 2012
The Stone Roses slowly disintegrated during the recording of their second album. Photo: Getty

The Stone Roses: War and Peace - The Definitive Story


The triumphant appearance of the Stone Roses at the Phoenix Park earlier this summer was overshadowed by the tragic events that marred the highly contentious Swedish House Mafia concert, which took place just a few days later.

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