Steve Sutherland gives “Strangeways, Here We Come” a negative review.
Len Brown gives a positive review of “Strangeways, Here We Come”
A negative review of “I Started Something I Couldn’t Finish”
A positive review of “Girlfriend In A Coma”
An absolutely scathing review of “Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Love Me”
NME’s second article on the split, this time reporting on possible replacements.
NME’s article reporting on the split of The Smiths
“Includes “Exile On Mainstream” an interview with Marr by Danny Kelly, and their best of 1986 poll results where The Smiths were voted best in most categories. Band on cover “The Smiths Caught Red-Handed”. Photographs by Lawrence Watson. Topics: Marr’s role within the Smiths, the American tour, signing with EMI, dance music, their audience, Andy Rourke’s short leave,etc.”
Roger Holland gives a positive review of specifically Morrissey for Bigmouth Strike Again, but criticises Johnny Marr.
Positive review of “Ask”