Shaun Ryder

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How to Be a Rock Star by Shaun Ryder review – candid, brilliant and bizarre
The lead singer of the Happy Mondays and star of Celebrity Gogglebox mixes funny stories with moments of real poignancy as he looks back at three decades of rock’n’roll debauchery

Emma Garland

02, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Shaun Ryder: ‘I was a heroin addict for 20-odd years, but there’s been no damage off that’
From ADHD to alopecia and learning the alphabet at 28, the Happy Mondays singer has had a wild, eventful life. He discusses hedonism, parenting – and why he has to spend so much time correcting Bez

Tim Jonze

10, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Twisting my melon, man! The baggy, brilliant indie-rave summer of 1990
As the new decade dawned, indie and rave collided and a seismic party began. Bands from the Happy Mondays to Primal Scream relive that explosion of pills, thrills and endless possibilities

Joe Muggs

07, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Jack O'Connell to play Happy Mondays' Shaun Ryder in biopic
Jason Isaacs and Maxine Peake in talks to star as Ryder’s parents in Twisting My Melon, based on ‘Madchester’ singer’s autobiography

Tom Knight

06, Sep, 2019 @12:54 PM

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Shaun Ryder: ‘I’m a really good dad, this time around anyway’
The Happy Mondays singer tells James McMahon about UFOs, coming off drugs, children, Bez and losing his hair

James McMahon

17, Aug, 2019 @1:00 PM

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‘Anyone else would have kicked him out’: celebrity flatmates reveal all
Stealing clothes, sharing a bed, cereal for dinner... from Shaun Ryder and Bez to the boys from Busted, former housemates remember their first house share

Martha Hayes

30, Mar, 2019 @8:59 AM

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Wrote for Luck: Selected Lyrics by Shaun Ryder review – unique, hilarious, vicious
The words of the Happy Mondays and Black Grape frontman are utterly singular and never less than entertaining

Miranda Sawyer

03, Mar, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Shaun Ryder to publish lyrics collection through Faber
Wrote for Luck showcases words of Happy Mondays songwriter hailed in Madchester years as ‘on a par with Yeats’

Laura Snapes

24, Jan, 2019 @1:33 PM

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Mad fer it: Shaun Ryder has found his true calling – as a bargain-bin movie gangster
The former Happy Monday delivers a virtuoso performance as Mad Dog in Rise of the Footsoldier 3. Could Hollywood soon come knocking?

Stuart Heritage

01, Nov, 2017 @12:37 PM

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Shaun Ryder: ‘It was cycling that got me off drugs’
The Black Grape frontman, 55, on fatherhood and family life, coping with panic attacks and the truth about UFOs

Tim Jonze

01, Jul, 2017 @1:00 PM

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Gorillaz review – Albarn's Demon Dayz festival brings joyful apocalypse to the pier
Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett take over the amusement park for a carnivalesque festival of great performances, from De La Soul and Little Simz to Kano

Danny Wright

11, Jun, 2017 @11:12 AM

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Shiiine On Weekender – Bez's pool party, Britpop bastions and middle-aged boozers
For one weekend in November, the Minehead Butlins turns into an idyll for forgotten indie tribes, with performances from the Bluetones, Ash, Dodgy, the Wonder Stuff, Black Grape, Shed 7, er, the Clone Roses, and more

Mark Beaumont

14, Nov, 2016 @5:27 PM

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