The Stone Roses have new songs

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 23 January 2013
The Stone Roses' Mani

The Stone Roses' Mani

The Stone Roses have started writing songs for their new album, the first material the band will release since 1994's 'Second Coming'

The Stone Roses have started writing songs for their new album.

The reunited 'Waterfall' band have been in the studio working on their third album according to Suede frontman Brett Anderson, who is a friend of bass player Mani.

Brett told NME magazine: "I spoke to Mani a couple of months ago - I saw him at a party - and he said they'd written a couple of songs.

"I'd love to hear some new stuff from them. They were a really special band and I've got a lot of goodwill for them. It'll be nice to hear. Whether it's soon is another matter."

The album will be the group's first new material since 'Second Coming' in 1994.

A friend has previously said the indie music legends had planned to record new material as soon as they reunited.

The source said: "John [Squire] and Ian [Brown] have been sending each other ideas for over a year now.

"During rehearsals they have tried some new songs and really felt that the old magic was still there with the songwriting.

"They have decided they will give it another spin with new music."

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