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The Stone Roses (album) by The Stone Roses 

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The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses (1989)
Overall rank: 29th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 1,805 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1989 (2nd)
Top 10 albums of the 1980s (3rd)
Top 50 albums of all time (29th)

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The Stone Roses is ranked as the best album by The Stone Roses.

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86/100 (from 1,805 votes)
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From briands1993 01/22/2019 19:13
Unique sound, instantly recognizable. An almost perfect album that marked an entire generation.
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From MickLord 01/17/2019 02:50
Perfect from A to Z. There is no better grand finale than "I Am The Resurection".
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85/100
From JimagineL 12/03/2018 11:53
This is actually the album that pre-dated britpop that is better than any britpop album released, If you, like myself are a decent person and don't consider Radiohead Britpop. The Stone Roses were, right after The Smiths the most important band to emerge from Manchester in the 80s and were decisive for the reborn of britain music in the 90s.
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From lylecatcliffe 11/22/2018 19:37
Listened to this again for the first time in 3 years (I Wanna Be Adored soundtracked the walk I took to a girlfriend’s house for her to break up with me) and like other commenters have mentioned, it was so much better than I recalled. A lovely album chocked full of fantastic melodies. Could have done without the reunion, however.
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From Aaron98 11/22/2018 17:36
It's a shame The Stone Roses never made anything this good again. From the crisp production, beautiful guitar playing and kick ass drums, this album is jam packed with great songs all the way through. Although, "Don't Stop" is the only thing I think drags this album down a tiny bit, but its' really not that bad. It's pretty much "Waterfall" backwards, but it's just a little long. Although, "I Wanna be Adored", "She Bangs the Drums", "Waterfall", "Made of Stone", "This is the One", "I am the Resurrection", are all soooo good. The whole album feels like it has one side being 80's jangle pop, but also a little psychedelic, and it mixes so well. It all sounds so fresh and just overall really consistent, and I'd definitely recommend giving it a shot.
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From mdbaxter 09/18/2018 15:26
A very enjoyable album without any real low points on it. Tough to put into context now the impact that it had but still able to be listened to in pretty much any setting.
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From antaiospiano 09/03/2018 22:57
I can hear dream pop, new wave, jangle pop on this record, but nothing really new honestly. Still it’s enjoyable though.
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80/100
From 9999 06/30/2018 23:45
Something really strange happens to me with this album. Every time I recall it I think that it's just all right. Then I listen to it and it's always way better than I remembered.
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From Johnnyo 06/17/2018 16:29
Still love this album all these years later. A classic.
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From YEEZY 06/17/2018 15:45
One of my favourite albums of all time. Every track is absolute class.
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