Ian Brown

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Richard Ashcroft quits Tramlines festival owing to its Covid research
Verve frontman was set to headline Sheffield event, but says it was ‘sadly forced to become’ a ‘Government Experiment’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Jul, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Ian Brown pulls out of music festival over Covid vaccination row
Brown, a noted Covid sceptic, has withdrawn from the Neighbourhood Weekender festival in Warrington in September

Laura Snapes

04, Mar, 2021 @2:46 PM

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Enemies of the sheeple: why do pop stars fall for conspiracy theories?
From Madonna to Ian Brown, musicians seem to be drawn to wild theories about JFK and 5G. There’s a reason for that …

Dorian Lynskey

30, Nov, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Northern Ireland health minister criticises Van Morrison anti-lockdown songs
Robin Swann describes Morrison’s condemnations of government and scientists as ‘dangerous … bizarre and irresponsible’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Rory Carroll

22, Sep, 2020 @8:30 AM

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What's the story with Britpop and Covid denial? | Stewart Lee
If the government can’t be bothered with the law, Noel Gallagher and Ian Brown shouldn’t be expected to care either

Stewart Lee

20, Sep, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Medical experts v anti-vaxxers: the Covid-19 information battle
Scientists face potential struggle to convince people of vaccine safety as celebrities join misinformation chorus

Ben Quinn and Niamh McIntyre

19, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Noel Gallagher says he refuses to wear a 'pointless' mask despite UK laws
Singer-songwriter argues ‘if I get the virus it’s on me, it’s not on anyone else’, as Ian Brown calls for ‘no masks no vax’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

15, Sep, 2020 @4:00 PM

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The Stone Roses looked like every lad I'd known and filled me with northern pride
The Mancunian band released their debut album 30 years ago this week, giving north-west teenagers music to call their own

Laura Barton

01, May, 2019 @11:50 AM

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Ian Brown: Ripples review – studded with surprises
(Virgin EMI)

Kitty Empire

03, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Ian Brown: Ripples review – a beguiling, anthemic return
The Stone Roses’ frontman’s idiosyncrasy is tempered by dreaminess on this self-produced album

Dave Simpson

01, Feb, 2019 @9:00 AM

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The Stone Roses – what we learned from their gigs this week
They sound good, the fans still love them, and they matter – even if the world they sing about has changed beyond recognition

Dave Simpson

17, Jun, 2016 @6:41 AM

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The Stone Roses review – stadium-sized eruptions of communal joy
Etihad Stadium, Manchester
Among classics from their mercurial debut, there was room – for the first time in two decades – for new material

Dave Simpson

15, Jun, 2016 @11:26 PM

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