Local retailers of bucket hats, small, circular sunglasses, and poor-quality ecstasy pills have started planning emergency improvements to infrastructure this morning, following news that The Stone Roses will be performing two shows at Leeds First Direct Arena next June.
The news has been met with equal enthusiasm from nostalgic forty-somethings who signed petitions to try and stop Kanye West headlining Glastonbury, as well as a new generation of fans...
The Madchester legends - responsible for hits such as Fool’s Gold, Waterfall, and that other one, y'know...You’re Twisting My Melons Man - will be playing back to back arena shows on June 20th and 21st, in addition to their previously planned Wembley Stadium and Hampden Park gigs.
The gigs mark a special anniversary for the band - commemorating the twentieth time they've reformed for the last time ever.
The news has been met with equal enthusiasm from nostalgic forty-somethings who signed petitions to try and stop Kanye West headlining Glastonbury, as well as a new generation of fans who were massive fans even before hearing them on the soundtrack to This Is England ‘91 last year, so like, don’t try and suggest they hadn’t, ok?
“Listen up our kid, when I heard the news last night I was like ‘top one mate, know what I mean?’” says Toby Gazebo - student from Surrey currently residing in Headingley. “I grew up on The Rosing Stones so it’s gonna be proper buzzin seeing Noel and Liam reunited after so long.”
Early speculations suggest that this might signal the actual third Summer of Love, not like those fake Summers of Love touted by NME magazine in 2004, 2007, 2008, and 2014.
Tickets go on sale 9:30am on Friday 9 December, available from GigsAndTours.com