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Baker's Dozen

Noel Gallagher Selects His Thirteen Favourite Albums
John Doran , October 17th, 2011 06:10

While there's nothing unexpected about Noel Gallagher's Bakers Dozen selection, John Doran salutes his unique perspective on The Canon


The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
People forget how revolutionary they were at the time. I remember seeing them in town when they were a 'goth' band. They weren’t really but they had that goth on guitar [Andy Couzens]. People think of them now about the way they look and everything but they were the last people in Manchester to start dressing like that. Everybody else in Manchester already looked like that. But really, when this album came out after all the trouble they had it was just perfect. When you got to hear the full version of 'I Am The Resurrection', it was just perfect. Ian had the image and he was a great frontman, Reni and Mani were like the tightest rhythm section ever. And John was a great guitarist yeah, but he was also in charge of this amazing sleeve art and this look that was really important to them and was different to anything else that was going on as well.