Tag: Happy Mondays

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40 years of indie: enter Mr Shankly

To celebrate 40 years of indie music, Lewis Oxley explores the history of the most British of genres, charting the four decades of indie over three issues. 40 years ago, an undercurrent was gently starting to rumble in the UK music scene. The next generation of youth, facing the torrents of unemployment that marked the…

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Review – Happy Mondays Live

[su_quote]You’re twistin’ ma melons man![/su_quote] Friday 27th November 2015, 25 years to the day since their release of Pills ‘n’ Thrills and Bellyaches and Happy Mondays chose to mark the occasion by gracing the stage of the LCR with their Mancunian accents and a crowd littered with bobbing bucket hats. The band packed the union…