A host of acts join in a 20th anniversary celebration of the release of the group's first single...
The tracks will be aired on a BBC 6 Music special which airs from May 12-16. Smiths released their debut single ‘Hand In Glove’ on May 13 1983.
The Thrills have covered ‘Last Night I dreamt Somebody Loved Me’, Ed Harcourt tackles ‘Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want’ while Nada Surf have a go at ‘There Is A Light That Never Goes Out’.
The digital station has a host of other events lined up to celebrate the event, including a special broadcast from celebrated Smiths landmark Salford Lad’s Club, an interview with drummer Mike Joyce and a search for the most obsessive Smiths fan – [url=]click here to enter.