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Obituary: How Lou Reed shaped rock

October 28, 2013

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BBC News – Obituary: How Lou Reed shaped rock Lewis Allan Reed, better known as Lou, was a singer and guitarist famous for his deadpan voice and distinctive lyrics. In a career spanning many decades – both in the band The Velvet Underground and his subsequent solo career – he had a huge influence on […]

Morrissey’s Autobiography is nearly a triumph

October 18, 2013

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Morrissey’s Autobiography is nearly a triumph, but ends up mired in moaning | Music | theguardian.com For its first 150 pages, Autobiography comes close to being a triumph. “Naturally my birth almost kills my mother, for my head is too big,” he writes, and off we go – into the Irish diaspora in the inner-city […]

Autobiography by Morrissey – The other side of the coin

October 18, 2013

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Droning narcissism and the whine of self-pity – Reviews – Books – The Independent Morrissey’s reputation will survive this, but Penguin Classics won’t

Morrissey Autobiography Review

October 18, 2013

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Geek is the new chic: Morrissey Autobiography Review I’ve been waiting for today, Morrissey Autobiography day, with the shared electric, anticipation of every other die hard Morrissey fan around the world. I’d placed my pre-order with Amazon but not willing to rely on an early morning delivery from Royal Mail, the lure was too much for me and I […]

4AD: the ‘pure’ label

October 11, 2013

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4AD: the ‘pure’ label behind Pixies and Cocteau Twins | Music | The Guardian Little was known about Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Kent, the enigmatic founders of celebrated indie label 4AD, until they were tracked down in the US

Morrissey inks memoir deal

October 7, 2013

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Morrissey inks memoir deal with Penguin Classics | Music | The Guardian. They have surrendered: Morrissey‘s memoir is indeed coming out, and will be published by Penguin Classics, the home of some of the world’s greatest literary works.

These Things Take Time : The Story Of The Smiths (Complete Film)

September 23, 2013

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Complete Film (Best Quality) 2002 TV Documentary, Includes interviews with Andy Rourke, Mike Joyce, Sandie Shaw, John Peel, Simon Goddard, Johnny Rogan & others. Narrated by Vic Reeves Video courtesy of lonkny C/o http://smithstorrents.co.uk/forum/