Manchester's Stone Roses released just two albums -- the self-titled debut and, five years later, the follow-up, Second Coming. But those albums tell only part of the story.
The missing bits can be found on Turns Into Stone , originally released in and scooping up early singles and B-sides that didn't appear on the debut album.
The album's provenance speaks nothing of its quality: here can be found some of the greatest songs the four-piece ever recorded, from their poppets single, 'Elephant Stone,' to the towering 'One Love' and the anthemic 'Fools Gold,' the track on which their hybrid of atmospheric indie and acid house found its most perfect balance.
This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The Stone Roses. In a protracted battle with record label Silvertone, the band were unable to release any new material for several years due to an injunction against them, and Turns Into Stone was released without input from the band -- unlike the majority of their releases, it boasts no cover art from the guitarist, painter and sculptor John Squire.
It took eighteen years for the group to reunite, and when they did, they played to , people in three nights at Manchester's Heaton Park. For a time, relations between the band did indeed turn to dust.The Remixes is a compilation album by The Stone Roses, which features remixes by various producers including Utah Saints and Paul Oakenfold. Various techno luminaries ply their skills reworking some of those early classic songs, and it is immediately clear that the Roses, even beyond the genius of their songs, were a preeminent dance band.