An “above average” review of The Smiths at Lyceum.
Tag Archives: Sounds
Sounds – 17 November 1984
A fairly neutral review of The Smiths’ Hatful of Hollow comp.
Sounds – 25 February 1984
“Johnny Marr interview by Hugh Felder “Scratch ‘n’ Smiths”. Photos by Paul Slattery. Topics: success, fans, Morrissey in the spotlight, playing live, recording the debut album, ambitions.”
Sounds – 14 May 1983
Dave McCullough reviews The Smiths at University of London Union on 6 May 1983
Sounds – 5 October 1983
Dave McCullough reviews The Smiths live at ICA in London on 5 October 1983
Sounds – 4 June 1983
“‘Handsome Devils’, a Morrissey and Marr interview by Dave McCullough (titled “Dave McCullough is smitten with the Smiths”). Topics: Factory, sexuality, feminism, flowers, humour, jobs and being handsome. The issue that came out the next week contained two negative letters from readers about the band, which could be the first ones of many!”
Sounds – 24 December 1983
“Article by Morrissey himself on the story of Sandie Shaw. It ends with the line “Sandie’s return to centre stage should thrill all individuals with ears.” Of course, the Smiths would be the ones bringing her back under the spotlight four months later.”
Sounds – 19 November 1983
“An interview by Bill Black. Very nice photos of The Smiths by Paul Slattery on cover and inside. Topics: the Smiths’ aims, the formation of the band, the current music scene, the sixties influence, Manchester, lyrics.”