Optimus Alive 2012

Optimus Alive! Festival, PortugalTHE STONE ROSES CONFIRMED FOR OPTIMUS ALIVE 2012!

From the moment the meeting confirmed the Stone Roses were back, many festivals had the goal to hire the quartet from Manchester.

Formed in 1983, the Stone Roses were an essential part of the Madchester movement that have flourished in the British city a number of historical groups during the late 80s, early 90s.

The first album, “The Stone Roses” (1989), turned them immediately into a global phenomenon, thanks to singles like “I Want to Be Adored,” “Waterfall” or “She Bangs the Drums”. The importance of the disk extends to the present day, having in 2006 been considered by the New Musical Express (NME) with the best British album of all times.

On 18 October, and after intense speculation, the Stone Roses have announced the return to stage with three concerts at Heaton Park in Manchester. The 220,000 tickets on sale for this concert sold out in just 68 minutes, becoming the rock concerts that sold out quickly in the history of British music!

In reaction to the new sales record in the UK, frontman Ian Brown said the band members’ plan to spend the rest of the day by leaps and bounds with his hands in the air, “the same reaction as the audience will have when the Stone Roses go up Stage Optimus to the greatest event in music and art.

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