Illness As Art

“But don’t forget the songs

That made you cry

And the songs that saved your life…”

Recently Added:

Marvin – January 2006

Interview with Morrissey with topics including aging, moving to Italy, Italy vs Los Angeles, depression, the legacy of The Smiths, and the new album Ringleader of the Tormentors. It also includes a concert review and a history on The Smiths.

Uncut – June 2005

“Oxbridge, here we come”. An article about the lecture about The Smiths that took place at Manchester Metropolitan University.

NME – 31 December 2005

“Interview with Morrissey and producer Tony Visconti about the upcoming “Ringleader Of The Tormentors” album and its recording.”

Mojo – May 2004

Victoria Segal gives a good rating of You Are The Quarry. Illustration by Paul Slater on second page.

Uncut – 18 December 2004

Chris Roberts gives a positive review of Morrissey’s performance at Earls Court in London (18 December 2004)

The Advocate – 16 October 1984

“Pop Music Special” – Morrissey gives an interview to The Advocate about celibacy, sex, sexuality, gay musicians, role models, growing up. The interview is included with an assessment of out gay musicians at the time.


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