With the mouldering state of print journalism in the new millennium, the ‘Greatest of All Time’ list has become the cornerstone of magazines’ cheap ploys at remaining relevant and drawing readers, with the UK’s NME the latest perpetrator, today unveiling their 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time. It’s not the first time a famous music
The US edited of Morrissey‘s Autobiography leaves out details of the former Smiths singer’s two-year relationship with photographer Jake Owen Walters, reports WENN. In the book, Morrissey recalls in-depth his relationship with Walters in 1994, when the singer was in his 30s. Though he retains a Morrissey-esque ambiguity about anything sexual, it’s apparent their relationship
Britain’s most well-known music publication, NME have unveiled the top 25 from their definitive list of “The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time.” Not the first of such lists to be released by a major music magazine, nor even the first by NME, theirs sees the odd choice of The Smiths‘ classic The Queen Is
Ex-Smiths frontman Morrissey has hinted at his retirement, posting a letter to fans on website True To You declaring the cancellation of his South American tour due to a lack of funding and saying that this is “the last of many final straws”. The 54-year-old had also postponed some dates after coming down with severe
The good folk of Internet land have once again delivered the goods, revealing what was once an unheard recording of The Smiths rehearsing together back in the day. Uploaded to YouTube from a tape, the recording dates back approximately to the era of May 1983, in a time before The Smiths had released their debut
He’s described Grizzly Bear as “it on a stick” and joked that Dr Pepper was the official drink of Radiohead. Now in a recent interview the king of subversion, Stephen Colbert, has challenged the vegetarian values of the iconic Steven Morrissey, claiming that The Smiths’ song Meat Is Murder makes murder sound delicious. That’s only
Rumours circulating yesterday that Morrissey and Johnny Marr (the two main men from legendary Manchester group The Smiths) might consider reforming for a slot on the Coachella festival have now all but been crushed, not that there was a chance anyway, but slim hopes are always worth a mention with this band. Yesterday an interview
An unreleased documentary about The Smiths, that was given to the press in support of the band’s Best Of compilation in 1992 has been posted online by Rhino Records, the UK label that is currently releasing the band’s entire back catalogue.
Former Smiths frontman Morrissey has caused a storm of protest after comparing the Norwegian Massacre where 76 people died to the slaughter of animals for fast food chains.
When casting an eye over the last three decades of music, the sonic Parthenon is crowded with the track marked and burnt out masses of our race’s musical elite. However, there few seats in the gilded dome of aural expression that sit higher than that of The Smiths.
On Saturday night former Smiths frontman Morrissey collapsed on stage after performing his opening number.