“Morrissey has his say about the music industry events of 2004, covering his own return to the spotlight, the resurgence of “spunky young guitar bands”, Pete Doherty leaving The Libertines, the theft of Edge’s personal CD-R of unreleased U2 tracks, and more.”
“Morrissey interview by Franz Ferdinand. Topics: the excitement of becoming famous, selling out the Manchester M.E.N. in 90 minutes, the new album, America, Nancy Sinatra, etc.”
“This issue came with a special supplement devoted to the Smiths for the band’s 20th anniversary. Includes old interviews, album reviews, letters Morrissey wrote to the paper, etc.”
An article that discusses The Smiths’ relationship with the press
A positive review of The Smiths singles re-release
“‘MOZMANIA! Viva mate: Morrissey meets his public’ Article written by Angela Lewis and Stuart Bailie, photos by Kevin Cummins and Roger Sargent, cover by Sargent.”
“The Smiths on the cover “Reunite and take over. Have Morrissey and Marr patched it up?”. Photographs by Kevin Cummins, Paul Slattery, Claude Gassian (uncredited), Ross Marino, and Stephen Wright. Also includes a reprint of the 14 May 1983 NME interview with Cath Carroll.”
“Morrissey on cover waving the Union Jack. ‘Flying the flag or flirting with disaster’. The racism allegations issue. Photographs by Kevin Cummins, Chris Hughes, and Renaud Monfourny (latter uncredited).”
“For their 40th anniversary issue, they included a section with all NME covers with Morrissey on them*, and reprinted the letters Morrissey sent to the NME. The issue also included a review of the newest single “We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful”. Morrissey on the cover.”
Missing page with Morrissey covers.
Stuart Maconie reviews Morrissey live at the Dublin National Stadium. Originally appeared in NME 4 May 1991.