Shaun Ryder Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


27th April 2015

Quote: "My advice to kids today is you may be 20 now but you'll wake up next week and you'll be f**king 52, mate, so go and enjoy it. It's that f**king quick." Rocker Shaun Ryder marvels at how quickly life passes.


27th November 2014

Fact: Happy Mondays rocker Shaun Ryder will test his culinary skills during a one-off Christmas edition of reality cooking series Come Dine With Me. The frontman will compete against British celebrities including former soap star Helen Flanagan and Tv presenter Kirsten O'Brien to win the money prize, which will be donated to charity. A broadcast date has not yet been set.


13th December 2012

Quote: "I haven't a clue who the Home Secretary is or what's going on. I'm immersed in children's telly at the moment. It's the four-year-old who loves it." British rocker Shaun Ryder blames his kids for his ignorance when it comes to current affairs.


19th November 2012

Fact: Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder has travelled to South America to shoot a Tv documentary about Ufos.


15th February 2012

Quote: "I would like to see The Smiths reunite, but I can't see that happening - the word on the grapevine is Morrissey's not keen at all and neither's Johnny (Marr)." British rocker Shaun Ryder is convinced 1980s legends The Smiths will never reform.


12th December 2011

Quote: "I won't say which members of the original line-up I've spoken to but there is a lot to look forward to next year." British rocker Shaun Ryder teases fans about plans to reunite the original line-up of his band, The Happy Mondays.


7th November 2011

Quote: "I should have been left-handed. But at Catholic schools in the Sixties, if you picked up your pen with your left hand, you got a smack with a ruler. I ended up writing backwards, writing in circles." British rocker Shaun Ryder was forced to be right-handed as a schoolboy.


28th September 2011

Quote: "She invited him home but Bez actually got on more with Evil, her bodyguard. Bez was just... Evil was just so cool. He didn't know who Julia Roberts was." Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder reveals his bandmate Bez unwittingly snubbed the Hollywood actress in the early days of her career.


26th September 2011

Quote: "It has its place and it makes good TV. There's no way that someone like me would have got through and got a break on a show like The X Factor in a million years." Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder is pleased he found fame before the rise of singing reality TV shows.


1st March 2011

Quote: "I've seen a few strange things, one of them was even before I was taking drugs. I've seen stuff flying about incredibly fast, doing mental things that aircraft can't do. If you were to say that there is no life form on any other planet you'd be just as ridiculous as when people thought the world was flat and you sailed off the end of it." British rocker Shaun Ryder is convinced we're not alone in the universe.


22nd March 2010

Quote: Gorillaz have announced their first U.K. gigs in five years. The British band, led by former Blur frontman Damon Albarn, will play at London's Roundhouse on 29 and 30 April (30), with guest spots from De La Soul and Shaun Ryder.


19th July 2007

Quote: "My songs are f**king comic books, you know what I mean? We're not far removed from Spinal Tap, except we wear trainers instead of Cuban heels." Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder compares the British band to mainly fictitious rockers SPINAL TAP.


5th June 2007

Quote: "There's all sort of stories about me. I've stopped listening to them. You've got to laugh at them really." Happy Mondays hellraiser and recovering heroin addict Shaun Ryder ponders his notorious past.


23rd April 2007

Quote: "(I) won't be using crack or heroin or whatever... It's f**king terrifying." Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder's upcoming Coachella Festival show on Sunday (29Apr07) will be his first sober performance.


19th August 2005

Quote: <p>"F**k off on tour and until they're two. That's what I did first time around." Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder reveals the secret to his code of parenting. </p>


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