Ian George Brown (born 20 February 1963) is an English singer and t. He was the lead singer of the alternative rock band the Stone Roses from their formation in 1984. Following the split in 1996, he began a solo career, releasing seven studio albums, a greatest hits compilation, a remix album, an 11 disc box set titled Collection and 19 singles. He has performed solo shows in 45 countries
The Greatest is the first compilation album from British musician Ian Brown, current lead singer of The Stone Roses. It was released on 12 September 2005 and covers material from his first four albums plus two new tracks, "All Ablaze" and "Return of the Fisherman". All Ablaze" was released as a single on 5 September 2005.
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IAN BROWN has been recording material with pals in Manchester for a new album, which he is planning to release before the end of the year. Insiders say The Stone Roses frontman is using analogue techniques to recreate the lo-fi vibe of his first album Unfinished Monkey Business. Last week Ian was spotted filming a video for one track in Cheshire. Insiders say Ian is using analogue techniques to recreate the lo-fi vibe of his first album Unfinished Monkey Business. From Simon Boyle's Bizarre Column.
Ian Brown's Ripples album. Picture: Artwork/Press. Ian Brown produced Ripples as well as writing the majority of the tracks on the album. Three of the songs were co-written with his sons, who also play various instruments across the upcoming release. The record also features covers of Barrington Levy’s Black Roses and Mikey Dread's Break Down The Walls. The album was recorded in Liverpool and enhanced in the Beatles room at Abbey Road Studios, before being mixed by long-term collaborator Steve Fitzmaurice
In making the album, Brown enlisted the help of The Smiths and Happy Mondays bassists Andy Rourke and Paul Ryder respectively He also sought the services of Paul McCartney to play bass on one of the tracks, but failed as McCartney was too busy at the time Meanwhile, Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones and drummer Paul Cook appeared on the albumSinead O Connor. and culminates with Ian Brown pleading earnestly for the return of British soldiers to their homeland: "Soldiers, soldiers come home, Soldiers come home", lyrics which had previously been used in "So Many Soldiers" on Golden Greats. The single was described by NME as another example of Ian Brown's "godlike geniusan unforgettable plea to world leaders to 'Cop the fook on'".
The frontman for one of the most revered British bands of the 1980s and '90s, Ian Brown symbolized the arrogant cocksureness of his mouthpiece, the Stone Roses. Although the group released one of the three or four most influential records of the decade in 1989 (their debut, at that), they slowly imploded during the early '90s and released only one more album before splitting up. John Squire formed a new band, Seahorses, while bassist Mani (Gary Mounfield) joined Primal Scream
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