Stone Roses debut was 'rite of passage'

11/08/09

The 20th anniversary legacy edition of The Stone Roses' legendary debut album is released today. Bassist Gary 'Mani' Mounfield says the music is as relevant now as it was then and the album remains a rite of passage.

The Stone Roses
Image caption The Stone Roses performed Fools Gold on Top of the Pops in 1989
People who were too young to see us want a chance to see us play. Unfortunately they might be 15 years too late
Mani from the Stone Roses
Bassist Mani
Image caption Bassist Mani says Primal Scream 'saved his life'

The 20th anniversary legacy edition of The Stone Roses' album is released on 10 August