“Oxbridge, here we come”. An article about the lecture about The Smiths that took place at Manchester Metropolitan University.
“Pop Music Special” – Morrissey gives an interview to The Advocate about celibacy, sex, sexuality, gay musicians, role models, growing up. The interview is included with an assessment of out gay musicians at the time.
“Morrissey is ranked #11 on Q magazine’s list of top 100 music icons.”
“Article about the Morrissey/Marr songwriting team, with old quotes from both Morrissey and Johnny.”
“Includes interviews with Johnny Marr and Mike Joyce about the story and the end of the Smiths.”
“English translation of a fascinating, in-depth interview with Morrissey, originally conducted by Dutch magazine Oor in 1986. Topics: being interviewed, promoting The Smiths, Top of the pops, ego and the importance of The Smiths, suicide, his love of cemeteries, Some girls are bigger than others, There is a light that never goes out, and camp humour.”
“Includes article by Simon Goddard (who published a book titled “Songs That Saved Your Life” about the story of Smiths songs). The article talks about the records that influenced the Smiths. The magazine also includes an illustrated discography.”
“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
“The story of the making of “Strangeways Here We Come”, by Simon Goddard with the help of Mike Joyce and Andy Rourke. Photo credits: Lawrence Watson, Paul Slattery and Stephen Wright.”