Garage Flower

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Garage Flower
Studio album by The Stone Roses
Released 25 November 1996
Recorded 1985
Genre Indie rock,[1][2] post-punk
Length 44:23
Label Garage Flower
Producer Martin Hannett
The Stone Roses chronology
The Complete Stone Roses
Garage Flower
The Remixes
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

Garage Flower is an album by The Stone Roses.

The album was recorded in mid-1985 and was produced by Martin Hannett, collecting the band's early songs. The album wasn't released at the time because the band were unhappy with the production and songs. Some regard the production as being of poor quality, particularly with regard to bass.[4] Their self-titled album was the band's proper debut 4 years later.

The Garage Flower album was finally released in 1996 by Garage Flower, without the band's permission.[citation needed]

The album contains previously unavailable early songs, and early versions of "I Wanna Be Adored" and "This Is the One". The album's title is taken from a lyric in track 11, "Tell Me".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ian Brown, John Squire (misspelled in the album's liner notes as "Squires") and Andy Couzens except where noted.

  1. "Getting Plenty" – 4:04
  2. "Here It Comes" (Brown/Squire) – 2:39
  3. "Trust a Fox" – 3:03
  4. "Tradjic Roundabout" – 3:12
  5. "All I Want" – 3:39
  6. "Heart on the Staves" – 3:19
  7. "I Wanna Be Adored" (Brown/Squire) – 3:29
  8. "This Is the One" (Brown/Squire) – 3:41
  9. "Fall" – 2:49
  10. "So Young" (Brown/Squire) – 3:18
  11. "Tell Me" (Brown/Squire) – 3:52
  12. "Haddock" – 0:14
  13. "Just a Little Bit" – 3:08
  14. "Mission Impossible" – 3:48


  1. ^ "The Stone Roses - The Inside Story...". Clash. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "BBC - Seven Ages of Rock "What the World Is Waiting For"". Seven Ages of Rock. 2007. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Allmusic review
  4. ^ ""Garage Flower"". Rate Your Music. 

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