Second Coming

Producer (group): Geffen

If the critically lauded British Stone Roses seems dated, you might blame it on the six-year gap between Second Coming and their self-titled debut. Having spawned Manchester’s acid-house scene, the band here wavers from the laconic but catchy, to mutedly unmemorable to energetically techno. An oddly alluring cross between the Allman Brothers and INXS, without the former’s strong rhythm section or the latter’s pop hooks. B-

Originally posted January 20 1995 — 12:00 AM EST

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