Video: The Stone Roses’ first concert in 16 years

on May 23, 2012, 8:43pm

stone roses1 Video: The Stone Roses first concert in 16 years

The Stone Roses performed their first concert in 16 years at Parr Hall in Warrington, England on Wednesday night. The surprise gig was announced just hours beforehand and tickets were distributed for free to anyone who had a piece of band merchandise or tickets to one of their upcoming summer shows.

According to NME, the band delivered an 11-song set, comprised mostly of material from their 1989 debut. Unfortunately, the band did not preview any of the “three or four” songs already written for their upcoming reunion album. Below, you can find a 30-second clip of “Made of Stone”, as well as a recording of “Sally Cinnamon” taken from the soundcheck. Update: Clips have also surfaced of “

The Roses will formally kick off their summer tour with a pair of gigs in Barcelona on June 8th and 9th. Check out their full tour docket below.

I Wanna Be Adored
Mersey Paradise
Sally Cinnamon
Made Of Stone
(Song For My) Sugar Spun Sister
Where Angels Play
Shoot You Down
She Bangs The Drums
Love Spreads

The Stone Roses 2012 Tour Dates:
06/08 – Barcelona, ES @ Razzmatazz
06/09 – Barcelona, ES @ Razzmatazz
06/12 – Amsterdam, NL @ Heineken Music Hall
06/14-16 – Hultsfred, SE @ Hultsfred Festival
06/15-17 – Aarhus, DK @ Northside Festival
06/22-24 – Scheessel, DE @ Hurricane Festival
06/22-24 – Neuhausen, DE @ Southside Festival
06/25 – Lyon, FR @ Les Nuits des Fourvieres
06/29 – Manchester, UK @ Heaton Park
06/30 – Manchester, UK @ Heaton Park
07/01 – Manchester, UK @ Heaton Park
07/05 – Dublin, IE @ Phoenix Park
07/07 – Kinross, UK @ T in the Park
07/13 – Porto, PT @ Optimus Alive!
07/14 – Benicassim, ES @ Benicassim Festival
07/17 – Milan, IT @ Arena Civica
07/22 – Singapore @ Indoor Stadium
07/24 – Hong Kong @ Asia World Arena
07/27 – Niigata, JP @ Fuji Rock
07/27-29 – Icheon, KR @ Jisan Valley Rock Festival
08/06 – Budapest, HR @ Sziget Festival
08/08 – Oslo, NO @ Oya Festival
08/17 – Kiewitt, BE @ Pukkelpop
08/18 – Chelmsford, UK @ V Festival
08/19 – Stafford, UK @ V Festival
08/22 – Belfast, IE @ Tennent’s Vital


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Mike Villano
May 24, 2012 at 8:26 pm

Yes, that’s exactly what it is. Maybe King Monkey forgot the words?

May 24, 2012 at 12:48 am

That new song is ‘Sally Cinnamon’ with different lyrics surely. Weird.


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