The ten Gigs That Launched A Thousand Bands
This was much less in regards to the music, as much of the gig was barely audible because of the wind blowing down the Mersey estuary. It was more about a legendary coming together of indie children, ravers and proto-Britpoppers. Future Oasis stars Noel and Liam Gallagher (who explains how the band modified his life in this BBC Radio 4 clip) were there, taking notes. Additionally it is notable for being the location wherein Jarvis Cocker first recorded the phrase “sorted for E’s and whizz”, that later turned a Pulp track title, as he explained to Day out: “I went to Spike Island to see The Stone stone roses original spike island t shirt Roses’ large second.