The Stone Roses: War and Peace (Penguin, 2012)


other editions: DU [Japan], St Martin’s [America]


When The Screaming Stops: The Dark History Of The Bay City Rollers (Omnibus, 2016)


Happy Mondays: Excess All Areas (Aurum, 2014)



Still Breathing: True Adventures Of The Donnelly Brothers (with Anthony and Christopher Donnelly) (Black & White, 2013)



Just Can’t Get Enough: The Making Of Depeche Mode (Jawbone, 2011)


Other editions: Heyne [Germany], Futu [Estonia], Pascal [Poland]


Mr Big: Don Arden (interviews and research) (2004, Robson)



Immediate Records (Black Dog, 2008, updated edition 2016)



Stoned & 2 Stoned: Andrew Loog Oldham (interviews and research) (Vintage, 2000, 2002)



Simon Spence collaborated with Rolling Stones manager and producer Andrew Loog Oldham on the classic memoirs Stoned and 2Stoned and is author of the highly acclaimed 2012 biography The Stone Roses: War and Peace and the recent Happy Mondays: Excess All Areas. He has written for NME, Dazed & Confused, The Face, i-D, The Independent, The Japan Times, International New York Times and Q.

Simon is represented by Kevin Pocklington at Jenny Brown Associates