Happy Mondays To Reunite - Noise11.com
Happy Mondays, Noise11, Photo

Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays To Reunite

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on December 10, 2011

in News

British alternative-rock group The Happy Mondays are going to follow in the footsteps of so many other groups as of the last few years and will reform to tour in 2012.

Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays

According to The Sun, Shaun Ryder is busily getting all the original group members together and he’s making sure that it all gets documented as he has a film crew shooting the whole thing.

A source told the paper, “After the success of The Stone Roses reunion, there’s a real clamour to get the group back on the road and document it properly. Shaun and his brother Paul have a notoriously patchy relationship but they’re willing to sort things out for the sake of the band.

“The Mondays have had offers from film companies, including Film4 and Sky, who want to follow them for the reunion. There will be gigs next summer and a re-release of their classic album Pills ‘n’ Thrills And Bellyaches. A DVD will also be released of the comeback shows and the documentary.”

The band originally formed in 1980 with brothers Shaun (vocals) and Paul Ryder (bass) along with Mark Day (lead guitar), Paul Davis (keyboards) and Gary Whelan (drums). They reached the height of their popularity in 1990 with the album Pills ‘n’ Thrills and Bellyaches which peaked at number 8 in the U.K. and 89 in the U.S. Their biggest hits were Step On (1990/#5 U.K./#9 U.S. Modern Rock), Kinky Afro (1990/#5 U.K./#1 U.S. Modern Rock) and Stinkin’ Thinkin’ (1992/#31 U.K./#21 U.S. Modern Rock/#1 U.S. Dance).

Read more at VVN Music

Related Posts

Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Has A New Album Set For Release

Sir Elton John's new album is just a few weeks away from being released.

15 hours ago
Kylie Minogue Is Working With Producer Lostboy Again

Kylie Minogue is working with 'Padam Padam' producer Lostboy again.

1 day ago
Steve Kilbey of The Church - photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Church To Focus On First Four Albums For ‘Already Yesterday’ Tour

The Church will tour Australia in November and December performing a setlist mostly featuring songs from the first four albums.

3 days ago
D:A:D To Release 13th Album

Danish rock band D:A:D will release their 13th album ‘Speed of Darkness’ in October.

3 days ago
The The Ensoulment Session Feb 9th 2024
The The To Release First Album In 25 Years

The The will release their first album in 25 years in September.

3 days ago
Brian Johnson AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Kick Off Power Up Tour In Germany #Setlist

On so it begins, AC/DC are back on tour for 2024 with the Power Up world tour kicking off in lesser-known location of Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Friday (17 May 2024).

3 days ago
Loverboy Live In 82
Loverboy Restore ‘Working For The Weekend’ Video For New Live In 82 Album

Canada’s Loverboy sold over 10 million albums in the USA in the 80s. They are about to release a live album from 1982.

3 days ago