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Shaun Ryder: My New Album Is Nonsense

Shaun Ryder says his new solo album is “nonsense”.The Happy Mondays star has insisted his upcoming record, ‘Visits From Future Technology’, includes lyrics that are just as whacky as they’ve always been, despite the tracks...

Shaun Ryder Teases All-star Solo Album

Shaun Ryder has hinted he’s got huge surprise guests on his new album.The Happy Mondays frontman used lockdown to finally complete work on ‘Visits From Future Technology’ – a record he started over a decade...

Shaun Ryder Says Drugs Have Given Him His Libido Back

Shaun Ryder thinks his medication has reignited his libido.The 58-year-old star believes he's currently taking more drugs than ever and according to his wife Joanne Ryder, it's helping to improve their love life.Shaun shared: "I’m...

'They Keep Appearing': Shaun Ryder Still Sees Aliens

Shaun Ryder is still "seeing aliens".The Happy Mondays and Black Grape star - whose 2013 series, 'Shaun Ryder On UFOs', saw him travel around the world in search of the truth about UFOs - has...

'I Had Hollywood And I Blew It': Shaun Ryder Could've Been A Big Movie Star

Shaun Ryder claims he could've been a household name in Hollywood.The Happy Mondays star appeared in 1998's 'The Avengers' as Donavan alongside the likes of Ralph Fiennes and Uma Thurman, but he screwed up his...

'It's Like Having Really Bad Toothache': Shaun Ryder's Painful Testicles

Shaun Ryder feels like he has ''really bad toothache'' in his testicles thanks to a ''non-malignant growth''.The Happy Mondays frontman has revealed he's suffering from a strange growth on his testicle, and whilst he's thankfully...

Donovan Recalls Wild Ecstasy Trip With Happy Mondays

Donovan took Ecstasy with the Happy Mondays.The 60s folk legend and his wife Linda were introduced to the drug by their former son-in-law Shaun Ryder - who was married to their daughter Orielle at the...

Shaun Ryder Offered Reality Show

Shaun Ryder insists he's too ''boring'' for a reality show.The Happy Mondays frontman claims he's been approached multiple times to have cameras put in his home but he doesn't think the nation would find his...

Shaun Ryder Claims Fans Try To Sell Him Drugs

Shaun Ryder has claimed fans try to sell him drugs all the time.The 57-year-old Happy Mondays and Black Grape star hasn't touched alcohol or drugs for more than a decade, but that hasn't stopped people...

Shaun Ryder Cycled To Sobriety

Shaun Ryder quit drugs by going cycling.The Black Grape and Happy Mondays frontman has previously spoken about his use of heroin and ecstacy and says it took mammoth 15-hour bike rides to curb his cravings...

Shaun Ryder Argues Ed Sheeran's Success Is Due To Industry

Shaun Ryder believes Ed Sheeran's ongoing chart success is due to how the industry now works.The Happy Mondays and Black Grape singer insists the charts are ''irrelevant'' so doesn't really care that the 'Shape of...

Shaun Ryder: Black Grape Is Better Than Ever Since Ditching Our Habits

Shaun Ryder says Black Grape's new music has ''topped the first album'' because they've ditched the party lifestyle The 54-year-old frontman - who formed the group in 1993 with his Happy Mondays band mate Mark...

Shaun Ryder Recording Secret Solo Album

The singer reformed his two ex-bands, Happy Mondays and Black Grape, for comeback tours of the U.K. earlier this year (15), following an announcement in 2012 that Happy Mondays were working on new...

Iggy Pop Features In Tony Wilson Video Tribute

Wilson, a co-founder of Factory Records and the man behind famed U.K. dance club The Hacienda, was best known for promoting bands from his native Manchester, England, including New Order and Happy Mondays....

Shaun Ryder Spooked By Close Encounter After Ufo Tv Show

The Happy Mondays frontman travelled to Chile in 2012 to shoot a show about extraterrestrials, and shortly after returning to the U.K. he was stunned to see a mystery craft outside his home....

Shaun Ryder's Life-changing Trip

Shaun Ryder found recording in Panama ''life changing''. The 52-year-old singer was joined by his Happy Mondays bandmates to live with the Embera Drua tribe to record a single for new show 'Singing in the...

Happy Mondays Record First New Song In 20 Years

Happy Mondays have recorded their first song in 20 years with a rainforest tribe in Central America. While on a trip to Panama to film reality TV series 'Singing In The Rainforest', the 'Step On'...

Happy Mondays Sign Up For Reality Tv Show

The reformed hellraiser won a new army of fans when he appeared as a contestant on British survival show I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! in 2010. Now he is...

Shaun Ryder Takes Aim At Stephen Hawking Over Aliens

The British physicist stated in a 2010 documentary that it would be a disaster for Earth if extraterrestrials landed on the planet, and suggested experts should stop trying to find and communicate with...

Shaun Ryder Agrees To Jungle Tv Show Return

The Happy Mondays star garnered a new army of fans when he appeared in the 2010 series of the U.K. reality show and entertained viewers with his antics, eventually finishing second to singer...

Black Grape Plot Summer Reunion Tour

Ryder and his Black Grape bandmate Kermit hit the stage at the Old Granada Studios in Manchester, England earlier this month (Apr15) to support singer/dancer Bez's The Reality Party political campaign and celebrate...

Black Grape Reform For Singer/dancer Bez's Election Campaign

Fans flocked to the Old Granada Studios in Manchester, England to support the singer/dancer's All Star Reality Party election campaign and check out his former band, fronted by Shaun Ryder. The group...

Happy Mondays Star Shaun Ryder Needs Testosterone Injections To Stay Alive

The singer tells Britain's NME magazine he must receive "a testosterone injection once every three months" or he will "drop dead". Ryder explains he has to resort to extremes because he has...

Shaun Ryder Wants To Write For Taylor Swift

Shaun Ryder wants to write songs for Taylor Swift and One Direction.The Happy Monday singer - who has six children from three relationships, including three with current wife Joanne - claims he doesn't know much...

Shaun Ryder Searching For Actor To Play Him In Tv Series

Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder is searching for the perfect actor to play him in a warts-and-all dramatisation of his autobiography.Bosses at British network Itv are planning to serialise Ryder's best-selling memoir Twisting My Melon,...

Shaun Ryder: 'Miley Cyrus Is Completely Rock And Roll'

Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder has spoken out in defence of Miley Cyrus, insisting her recent headline-grabbing behaviour is simply part of her rock and roll persona.The former Hannah Montana star has become a tabloid...

Happy Mondays Star Shaun Ryder Recounts Teenage Ufo Sighting

Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder has opened up about a Ufo encounter he experienced when he was 15, insisting he's still convinced he wasn't seeing things.The Step On singer, who was a big part of...

Shaun Ryder: "I Like James Arthur - But He Should See My Dentist"

Shaun Ryder has come out of the closet and admitted that not only is he a fan of the X Factor, but more specifically he is a fan of this season's winner, James Arthur. That...

Shaun Ryder's Close Encounter With Alien Life In Chile

British rocker Shaun Ryder has been shown secret film footage of alien life forms visiting Earth by military bosses in Chile.The Happy Mondays frontman travelled to South America to shoot a documentary on extraterrestrial sightings,...

Shaun Ryder Celebrates 50th Birthday On Stage

British musician Shaun Ryder celebrated his 50th birthday on stage this week (23Aug12) during his reunion tour with the Happy Mondays.The singer performed with his band at the Ibiza Rocks concert in Spain on Wednesday...

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