Mani about the house: interview with Mani, Front, 2002

Bass guitarist with Primal Scream, once with the Stone Roses, Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield looks like a coalminer who has won the Lottery. He’s got a rugged face but a posh gent’s haircut. Mani was out in London last night filming the Beta Band for his show Nu Music on Play UK. As he bowls through the revolving door into the hotel, he looks on the pale side. ‘Shall we do this over a beer?’ Mani is asked. ‘You’re talking my language, ha-ha-ha!’ he replies. He laughs a lot, does this Mancunian, but when you were an integral part of one of the best albums ever made – The Stone Roses – there’s much to smile about.

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