Stone Roses pay tribute to Chris Brahney

The Stone Roses have led the tributes to tragic fan Chris Brahney.

Chris, who was found in the Manchester ship canal yesterday, has been the subject of a search since he went missing after the Friday heaton park gig.

In a statement, The Stone Roses ”“ Ian Brown, John Squire, Mani and Reni ”“ said.
“We’d like to extend our sincerest condolences to Christopher’s family and friends. Our thoughts are with them at this incredibly sad time.”

Mani, under his name of Gary Mounfield, posted on the local Manchester Evening News website:

“Love, strength and peace to the Brahney family from all the Stone Roses and their families. “We were all hoping for a better ending to this situation,we are truly devastated today. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.”

Meanwhile Liam Gallagher tweeted: “My thoughts are with Christopher Brahney’s family and friends LG”

Liam Fray, lead singer with Manchester-band The Courteeners, posted: “So sad about Chris Brahney. The Courteeners send their love to his family and all of his friends. Lx”

Manchester DJ Clint Boon tweeted: “So sad for him and his family x” Former Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess added: “Such a tragedy. Thoughts and love to Chris’s family. It’s so hard when someone so young is taken from you.” Louis Walsh added: “RIP to Stone Roses fan Chris Brahney who went missing after their gig last week.” Many tributes also appeared on the Find Chris Brahney Facebook page.

Fans are starting a Facebook campaign to get the Stone Roses ‘One Love’ to number as a tribute to Chris.


  1. “Fans are starting a Facebook campaign to get the Stone Roses \’One Love\’ to number as a tribute to Chris” at Chris-mas to beat XFactor I hope!!

  2. Lets hope the proceeds go to charity or the family. They need to respond and make sure they agree before everyone starts downloading it.

  3. i agree ben,i cant help but feel a little uncomfortable with the idea of suits at the top making a hell of a lot of money off the back of this terrible tragedy.Lord rest Chris and may he b
    e at peace.
    Big love to his family and friends also.


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