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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 […]

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 […]

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/

The Smiths : The Tube 1985 (Complete Film) HQ – YouTube

September 23, 2013

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The Tube, Channel 4, 25th October 1985. Morrissey in conversation with Margi Clarke. Includes Live pro-shot excerpts from the soundcheck & Gig @ Glasgow Barrowlands, 25th September 1985.

The Smiths : Not Like Any Other Love {Complete Film} HQ – YouTube

May 17, 2013

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The Smiths : Not Like Any Other Love {Complete Film} HQ. BBC Synopsis; In this half-hour Culture Show special, fellow Mancunian and lifelong fan Tim Samuels sets out to find out why The Smiths have such a special place in the hearts of a generation.The Smiths were only around for five years in the mid-eighties, […]

Margaret Thatcher dead: Morrissey blasts former PM as “barbaric” just hours after her death – Mirror Online

April 9, 2013

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Margaret Thatcher dead: Morrissey blasts former PM as “barbaric” just hours after her death – Mirror Online. “Every move she made was charged by negativity; she destroyed the British manufacturing industry, she hated the miners, she hated the arts, she hated the Irish Freedom Fighters and allowed them to die, she hated the English poor […]

Morrissey LA concert to be ‘100% vegetarian’

February 28, 2013

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BBC News – Morrissey LA concert to be ‘100% vegetarian’. Food vendors at the Staples Center in Los Angeles will be going 100% vegetarian at Morrissey’s forthcoming sold-out show on the 1st of March.

Johnny Marr on the Smiths, Morrissey and putting politics back in pop | Music | The Guardian

January 15, 2013

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Johnny Marr on the Smiths, Morrissey and putting politics back in pop | Music | The Guardian. With the release of his first solo album The Messenger, the former Smiths guitarist talks about finally embracing his old sound, David Cameron and why he and Morrissey don’t talk any more.

THe Smiths live in Madrid 1985

December 21, 2012

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Decent quality upload of the full gig including the Prokofiev intro (Starts at around 3m 30s) on Spanish national television.

The Smiths – Wonderful Woman with lyrics and spanish translation

December 19, 2012

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Not a perfect translation but worth a look. This was the B-side of the 12″ of This Charming Man.

The Smiths: 25 years without The Smiths Exhibit (HD Video)

August 22, 2012

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The Smiths Gallery Video montage of 25 years without Smiths Exhibition – Fnac Triangle Barcelona The Smiths Promo posters collection distributed in United Kingdom by “The Cartel” Song: Heaven knows I’m miserable now Design/Lyrics & Music: Morrissey & Marr http://www.thesmiths.cat/the-smiths-gallery/

25 years without The Smiths

July 25, 2012

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La Cova Exhibit: 25 years without The Smiths. From Fnac Triangle (Barcelona) to La Cova Lounge, a venue from romanic times: First Century A.D.  The Exhibit of the first complete collection of The Smiths promotional posters, distributed as a limited edition in record stores at the time by the independent record label ROUGH TRADE. This […]

Amy Lamé: ‘Morrissey had better not turn up’ | Stage | The Guardian

May 8, 2012

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Amy Lamé: ‘Morrissey had better not turn up’ | Stage | The Guardian.