Personalities | Ride | Nineties | Rock

(Vocal/instrumental group, 1988–96)

Formed in Oxford in 1988 by Mark Gardner (vocals, guitar), Andy Bell (guitar) and Stephen Overalt (bass), Ride revelled in a loud guitar sound that won favour with critics and fans alike. With more than a nod in the direction of The Who’s ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’, ‘Leave Them All Behind’ was their biggest hit single and Going Blank Again (1992) their most memorable album. After going through a Hurricane, Bell dropped guitar anchor with Oasis.

Styles & Forms | Nineties | Rock
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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