Monday Earworm: Stone Roses

This is just plain one of the best rock songs I’ve ever heard. I fell in love with it when it came out in 1994; it’s the only track on that album I can even remember, and I’ve been listening to it in bliss for all these years. That guitar just doesn’t get old, and the drums live up to it. Enjoy.

3 thoughts on “Monday Earworm: Stone Roses

  1. That guitar is epic — I can just hear the motorcycle revving up at the beginning and then heading off on a long ride. Some of the lyrics have me scratching my head, though. I think I get the general gist, but that verse about hiding in the trees almost sounds like a guy waiting to assault a woman…especially considering his surprise that she doesn’t scream. Or is it all supposed to be Christ/Passion imagery?

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    1. Nice motorcycle metaphor. 😉 It really works!

      As far as the lyrics go, I think it is primarily a Passion/Christ type of story TBH. It was interesting to look up the actual lyrics, some of which were a little different from how they sounded — until I read them.

      The original beginning of this post read something like this: “Look, there are only a tiny handful of rock songs with religious imagery that I like, but this one is at the top of the list.” Like, even better than old U2. 😉

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