“But don’t forget the songs
That made you cry
And the songs that saved your life…”
Cover photo credit: Peter Ashworth
Smash Hits’ 1985 Yearbook. Included is a 20 question questionnaire with Morrissey (Photo credit: Peter Ashworth). and an excerpt of Johnny Marr talking about his sunglasses. (Photo credit: Paul Slattery).
“Stop me if you’ve heard this one before” A short article about interviewing Johnny Marr and Morrissey, with excerpts from the Johnny Marr interview at the end. Johnny talks about first meeting Morrissey and the first Smiths recordings.
A list of “facts” and quotes about The Smiths, with some errors or exaggerations.
A 15 question questionnaire for Q’s 15th anniversary.
“Interview by Michael Bracewell: “Heaven Knows I’m Not Miserable Now”. Topics: miserabilism, living in Los Angeles, racism accusations, the 1995 Outside tour with Bowie, the new tour. Photographs of inside Morrissey’s house in Los Angeles.” -PJLM
“”Fighting Talk With The Godfather Of Indie” / “The Importance Of Being Morrissey”, part 1 of an interview by Jennifer Nine (part 2 October 14). Morrissey photos on the cover and inside by Pat Pope. Topics: being box office poison, crying, “Maladjusted”, computers and internet, getting older, court case, current musical artists.” -PJLM
“”This Charming Android”, interview by David Sinclair. Topics: the UK press, the racism allegations, the Boxers tour, his fans, etc.” -PJLM
Hello! I hope you’ll notice the changes that have been applied to the website. I’ve had a lot more time on my hands since falling ill with COVID-19, so I’ve taken the opportunity to update various things on the site, along with upgrading the plan. One of the most notable changes that you’ll notice isContinue reading “Has The World Changed or Have I Changed?”
I’m nearing the end of my initial archive of scans (it goes up to 2012). With that in mind, I’ve been working on other things to upload to the site once the initial run of scans are uploaded. Things I’m working on include: Uploading pre-Smiths articles mentioning or written by Morrissey Uploading missing Smiths &Continue reading “The Future of Illness As Art”
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