Granted, the story comes from London's The Sun, but fingers crossed:
"THE STONE ROSES bassist MANI has pledged to fans that the legendary band will reform next year – once he has persuaded frontman IAN BROWN....
Madchester madman Mani — now touring with PRIMAL SCREAM — vowed that he, Ian, guitarist JOHN SQUIRE and drummer RENI, will reunite in 2009 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band’s self-titled debut album."
Full story here.
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