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Happy Mondays - Manchester Arena

by Manchester Music Reporters

Bez, Gary Whelan, Mark Day, Paul Davies, Paul Ryder, Rowetta and Shaun Ryder - the original line-up of Happy Mondays - were back together for the first time in over 19 years for a massive show at their hometown's Manchester Arena this weekend. Happy Mondays were first discovered by the legendary Tony Wilson in the Hacienda and have become synonymous with the Manchester music scene.

Since their first album Squirrel and G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile (White Out) which debuted in 1987, Happy Mondays followed up with the two classic albums Bummed in 1988, then Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches which went on to achieve platinum status in the UK alone.

Fans were treated to the classic songs Step On, Kinky Afro, Hallelujah, 24 Hour Party People and many, many more.

Happy Mondays were be joined by special guests - the newly reformed Inspiral Carpets. Were you at the gig? Do you wish you were there? Leave a wink below and give your views on the Happy Mondays.

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