So the Happy Mondays have officially announced that they will return in their original full line-up for a series of shows later this year.
The group said in a statement: "The rumours are true... Happy Mondays, the seminal Manchester band who changed musical culture forever has reformed and will be available for select live gigs across 2012."
The Manchester band have reunited twice before but without original members Mark Day, Paul Davis, Rowetta Satchell and Paul Ryder.
Here at Gigwise we were thrilled to hear the news that boys were set for a return, so in tribute to them here is the quintessential guide to everything Happy Mondays, enjoy.
Stunning shots of The Strypes, Chvrches, Swim Deep, Arcane Roots and more
Buskers, punters and scenic views from the TGE as the seaside festival gets underway
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