THE STONE ROSES predecessor band THE WATERFRONT release rare tracks for Record store Day

The Waterfront was the predecessor for the legendary band we now know as The Stone Roses. The band consisted of Andy Couzens ( Guitar ), Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield ( Bass ), David ‘ Kaiser’ Carty (vocals), John Squire ( Guitar ) and Chris Goodwin ( Drums ). Although the band never gigged they did record 2 tracks in a small studio in Dukinfield, a handful of cassettes were distributed among friends and to local venues.

These recordings have now been lovingly re-mastered from the original ¼ master tape, courtesy of Andy Couzens for a special Record Store Day release to raise money for The Christie in Manchester. Andy and John later formed The Stone Roses with Mani joining a few years later. Chris ended up in numerous bands before having success with Andy in The High. Kaiser chose a different path and went to serve for Queen and Country.

Listen to ‘Normandy (On the Beach)’ by The Waterfront – BELOW:

The rest is HISTORY.

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