Illness As Art

“But don’t forget the songs

That made you cry

And the songs that saved your life…”

Recently Added:

Boyz- 8 September 2001

“Short article for this gay interest magazine about Morrissey’s blossoming Latino fanbase, his appeal to young gay men, and his (and The Smiths’) music as a source of comfort.”

Mojo – April 2001

“‘Heroin, Brutality and two light ales please’. Special issue where the Smiths and Morrissey are heavily covered. Main feature “Trouble At Mill / The Queen Is Dead And Beyond” is an article about the period from “The Queen Is Dead” to the split. It includes interviews with Johnny Marr and Andy Rourke. Also includes “Fame Fame Fatal Fame”, “Go West Young Man”, 6 pages on Morrissey during his tour in the U.S in 1992 and “LA Confidential” a four page interview with the man himself.”

Q – February 2001

“Contains an article titled “31 January 1984 – 20 March 1984: The Smiths’ First UK Tour” by Johnny Rogan, Mick Middles and John Robertson. Includes accounts by Johnny Marr, Geoff Travis, and Sandie Shaw to name a few.”

Uncut – November 2000

“”To kill a mocking bird”. Classic albums revisited: article by Simon Goddard about “Your Arsenal”. Photographs by Kevin Cummins and Mick Hutson (uncredited).”

Mojo – March 2000

“”Time Machine – The Smiths Smash Top 3”, flashback story by Andrew Perry to March 1984. The recording of “What Difference Does It Make?” with John Porter and Mike Joyce on the making of the cover artwork of the debut album.”


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