Victoria Segal gives a good rating of You Are The Quarry. Illustration by Paul Slater on second page.
“Morrissey interview by Keith Cameron titled “The Smiths Will End In Murder” on the cover and “Who’s The Daddy” inside. Inside photos by Kevin Westenberg. Topics: giving interviews, American medicine, his return to the stage, “Southpaw Grammar”, enemies, the music industry, the 1996 court case, the end of the Smiths, Irish roots, England vs Los Angeles, life. Also stories about curating the Meltdown Festival and about the Smiths first gigs, with interviews.”
“Feature on the making of “Viva Hate” with comments from Stephen Street and Vini Reilly. Also includes interviews with Alain Whyte and Boz Boorer about new Morrissey tracks.”
“‘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.”
“”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.”
Article detailing the first Smiths gigs with short interviews with the band. Photos by Rick Stonell