Manchester Music…

Certain bands from Manchester with a heyday in the late 80s and early 90s are reforming and playing in the summer. The Guardian has a couple of articles on the Manchester music scene from the late 80s and early 90s, including various images, and one which (positively) places it in a broader socio-economic context…

…as does an article (not quite as positive) from Sheffield which also mentions the Bible as well as a wider time frame (1976-1994) and more Manchester bands. This article is also celebrating its first anniversary and so as part of the festivities we make mention of and give a link to:

 

‘For EveryManc a Religion: Biblical and Religious Language in the Manchester Music Scene, 1976-1994’ Biblical Interpretation 19 (2011), pp. 151-180

This article has had so much impact it is even cited andbriefly summarised on a Wikipedia entry.

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One response to “Manchester Music…

  1. The bands coming together to revive Manchester music played in the 80s and 90s will certainly evoke some nostalgic memories. Nevertheless, it will be a great idea if these bands can organize some concerts.

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