Raw magazine

Time for another site exclusive. Here’s the full scanned article from Raw magazine originally published in 1995.

With 9 pages in full colour, a cool front cover and lot’s of exclusive pictures … this issue is well worth checking out.


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Retro postcard set

This is the first in an occasional series where I present something a little different.

I have produced a series of postcards that recreate the classic Roses’ adverts from 1989. These were created to promote the Stone Roses’ debut album and associated singles.

If you haven’t seen them, they were particularly iconic and helped to instantly set the Roses apart from their contemporaries.

They have been recreated from those original adverts and reformatted to suit the standard 6×4 photo paper size. You can print your own postcard set and they look excellent mounted in a frame.

Made of Stone

To start the series we have the promo material from the Made of Stone single release. The first image is the advert which appeared in the music press at the time. It features an image from the photo shoot that was also used for the debut album inner sleeve.

The single was also advertised with promotional materials featuring the cover artwork from the single. It was of course designed by John Squire and featured an image from his painting ‘Cody Calling’.

Melody Maker interview from 1989

Here’s another great issue of Melody Maker from 1989. Once again the Roses were on the cover and there’s some good photography throughout.

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Once again special thanks to Charles from Archived Music Press who scanned this issue. You can find this and many more great Melody Maker articles on his website Archived Music Press.

You can find this and other classic Roses’ interviews in the Press Section.