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Morrissey Fall 2017 US tourdates are appearing online

It looks like Morrissey will be embarking on another US tour this fall—maybe. According to fansite Morrissey-Solo, dates have been appearing in the official Spotify app for October and November. This follows Morrissey attempt to perform stateside earlier this year to makeup for shows cancelled in 2016—with some of those dates sadly being canceled as well. The […]

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The Smiths’ ‘The Queen is Dead’ 3CD/1DVD reissue will include unreleased 1986 live album ‘Live in Boston’

Following a lot of hints and teasing, the official announcement has come regarding the upcoming expanded reissue of The Smiths’ classic 1986 album The Queen is Dead. This morning Rhino Records made the formal announcement, revealing that despite initial reports—in addition to a disc version, the special deluxe edition will be be released as a 3CD/1DVD, or 5LP boxed […]

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Johnny Marr hints at ‘Sheila Take a Bow’ reissue while shooting down Smiths Reunion

The Smith’s have been very active in reissuing their back catalog—fresh off of somewhat officially announcing a special edition release of their third studio LP The Queen is Dead, former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr tweeted a picture of himself earlier on the evening of July 19th, standing in front the cover artwork for The Smiths […]

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The Smiths share Take 1 of ‘There is a Light that Never Goes Out’

“There is a light in your eyes and it never goes out.” This was the original refrain to The Smiths classic single There is a Light that Never Goes Out, which will be featured on the (not yet officially) announced ‘Super Deluxe Edition’ of the band’s lauded third studio LP, The Queen Is Dead. Today via […]

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The Smiths announce a ‘Super Deluxe Edition’ of The Queen Is Dead

Following the release of a single version of the title track off of their iconic third studio album, The Smiths have announced a ‘Super Deluxe Edition’ of  The Queen Is Dead. According to Stereogum, the special edition reissue will be available as both a two CD box set and a CD/DVD set. Naturally, the first disc of […]

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Watch the trailer for upcoming ‘Manchester North Of England’ 7-disc box set

Cherry Red Records have shared a 2 minute trailer in promotion their upcoming box set full of Mancunian acts that is due out on July 28th. The  7 disc set features artists such as Joy Division, Morrissey, Happy Mondays, New Order, The Stone Roses, and The Fall, The Chameleons, and more. Titled, Manchester North Of […]

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A member of The Cure is an executive producer of the Morrissey biopic

An active member of The Cure is an executive producer of a film about Morrissey and The Smiths! The Morrissey biopic England is Mine is currently being marketed as being from “The Producer of Control”—Orian Williams. This is not a meaningless rubber stamp however, as according to close friends of late Joy Division singer Ian […]

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Watch the trailer for the Morrissey Biopic “England Is Mine”

The events that lead up to the formation of The Smiths Morrissey’s unauthorized biopic England is Mine—a film from the producers of Control has been graced with an official trailer ahead of it’s August 4th release The film is directed by Mark Gill and stars Jack Lowden as young thesinger. The film appears to chronicle Morrissey’s harsh attempts at […]

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Morrissey accuses HMV of vulgarly attempting to “Freeze Sales” of Smiths’ single with ‘tacky badge’

Re-issue! Re-package! Re-package! Re-evaluate the songs Double-pack with a photograph Extra track (and a tacky badge) Yesterday, The Smiths celebrated the 31st anniversary of  The Queen Is Dead be releasing a pair of 7 and 12 inch vinyl single editions of the title track from the titular album. Included additional tracks for the 12 inch version […]

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The Smiths’ single ‘The Queen Is Dead’ is set for release on Friday

Another single from The Smiths is apparently set for release next week. Following this year’s Record Store Day Boy With The Thorn In His Side 7-inch, which featured previously unreleased demo/alternate versions of The Smiths’ 1985 single and its original B-side, Rubber Ring—rumors had circulated via Morrissey-solo.com that we would see another single release from Manchester band’s […]