“Interview done by Mat Snow “Along Again Naturally” / “The Soft Touch”. Photos by Steve Double and Kevin Cummins. Topics: shaving, the occult and religion, collaborators Langer and Winstanley, self management, court cases with ex-Smiths, pop music, Blackbox, the Wolverhampton show, raves and drugs, musical tastes, changing audiences, Bette Davis, fame and success, the future and shaving his armpits.” -PJLM
Tag Archives: interview
Smash Hits Yearbook – 1985
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).
Uncut – March 2007
“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.
Star Hits – June 1985
A list of “facts” and quotes about The Smiths, with some errors or exaggerations.
Q – November 2001
A 15 question questionnaire for Q’s 15th anniversary.
The Times – 6 November 1999
“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
Melody Maker – 9 August 1997
“”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
The Times – 10 February 1995
“”This Charming Android”, interview by David Sinclair. Topics: the UK press, the racism allegations, the Boxers tour, his fans, etc.” -PJLM
NME – 24 June 1989
“”Johnny, Remember Me?”, a Johnny Marr interview by Dave Haslam. Topics: the split, collaborations, giving interviews, musical influences, journalism, Manchester.” – PJLM
Spin – June 1988
“”The Importance Of Being Earnest” / “Viva Morrissey”, a Morrissey interview by Len Brown (also appeared in 2/88 NME). Photos by Lawrence Watson and Anton Corbijn, including cover photo.” – PJLM