Short article detailing Marr’s car accident. (Marr tells a different story in his book).
Tag Archives: 1986 News
NME – Smiths In Label Hunt?, 1986
Short article about The Smiths’ mishaps with Rough Trade (and in general).
NME – The Queen Is Dead Video
Short article describing The Queen Is Dead short film release, directed by Derek Jarman.
Melody Maker – 22 March 1986
“Smiths Make LP Shock!”. Short article detailing The Smiths’ upcoming “The Queen Is Dead” album, along with updates on management change and business matters.
Christchurch Star – 1986
Article about Andy’s leaving because of heroin possession.
Smash Hits – Bitz News 1986
Short news article about Andy’s brief departure, addition of Craig Gannon, and release of “Bigmouth Strikes Again”
Gig Disturbance – 19 October 1986
An alternate telling of the Newport Centre gig disturbance that left Morrissey and others injured and people arrested.
Newport Gig Disturbance – 19 October 1986
Short Article describing the arrest of several people during a rowdy Smiths gig (that left Morrissey and others injured) at Newport Leisure Centre.