Simon Spence collaborated with Rolling Stones manager and producer Andrew Loog Oldham on the classic memoirs Stoned and 2Stoned. He is author of the highly acclaimed 2012 biography The Stone Roses: War and Peace (Penguin) and the recent Happy Mondays: Excess All Areas (Aurum). He has written major cover stories for NME, Dazed and Confused, The Face, i-D, the Independent, the Japan Times, the International New York Times, and Q.
We didn't know what the film was about. We didn't know there was a conflict of image that could perhaps hurt us later on. It sort of grew, blew out of proportion. Barry Gibb. When I look at their work it makes me ill with envy. They are up there with The Beatles. Bono