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Morrissey performs on ‘Jimmy Fallon’ while wearing controversial For Britain badge

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Morrissey appeared to wear a For Britain badge during his appearance on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon last night (May 13). The musician performed on the US TV show in support of his upcoming covers album, ‘California Son’, which is released on Friday (May 17). During the performance of Jobriath’s ‘Morning Starship’, a badge with what looked like...

Watch Morrissey perform The Smiths’ ‘I Won’t Share You’ live for the first time

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Morrissey performed The Smiths song 'I Won't Share You' live for the first time as a solo artist during the final show of his Broadway residency in New York over the weekend - watch fan-shot footage of the special performance below. The track, which featured on the Manchester band's final album 'Strangeways, Here We Come' in 1987, had never been performed...

Morrissey under fire for appearing to wear ‘For Britain’ badge

Morrissey has come under fire on Twitter for wearing what appears to be a badge in support of the controversial group, For Britain. Last year, the former Smiths frontman made headlines when he discussed accusations of racism and alleged connections between Halal meat and ISIS. He also referred to Hitler as ‘left wing’ and said that London Mayor Sadiq Khan “can not talk properly”....

Andy Black shares his bizarre Morrissey story

Andy Black has recalled a bizarre story about Morrissey and his alleged refusal to go on stage with anything of the colours yellow and green. Watch our full 'Show & Tell' video with Andy Black above The singer was taking NME's Show & Tell challenge when he remembered a strange incident when his band Black Veil Brides were sharing a venue...

Watch Morrissey play select solo and Smiths classics for first time in years

Morrissey has surprised fans on his current run of US and Canadian dates by playing a number of solo classics and a favourite by The Smiths for the first time years. See footage from the shows below. Continuing his US and Canadian tour after being forced to pull shows due to a "medical emergency", the indie veteran called into the...

Morrissey’s new, original song ‘I Thought You Were Dead’ shows he’s still a rule-breaker

Morrissey has always been weird. Well, that much is obvious, isn’t it? But the point is that his and The Smiths’ discography has been studded with oddities over the years, with left-field subject matter and off-kilter arrangements aplenty. A few of The Smiths’ odder moments: ‘Vicar In A Tutu’, 'Girlfriend In A Coma', ‘Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others’,...

Listen to ‘I Thought You Were Dead’, the new song from Morrissey

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Morrissey has shared 'I Thought You Were Dead', a new track taken from a 7" record released just for Record Store Day. On Saturday, vinyl lovers were able to get their hands on a 7" from the former Smiths frontman which featured 'Lover-To-Be' as it's A-Side. While fans will be familiar with the track after it featured on the deluxe...

Morrissey cancels tour dates after “medical emergency”

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Morrissey has been forced to reschedule two Canadian tour dates after a 'medical emergency' caused while travelling, with a number of further shows put in question. The musician was due to play in Vancouver tonight (April 14) and tomorrow, the first dates of what was due to be his first Canadian tour in over a decade, but they have now...

Morrissey asks fans to petition Canada Goose to stop selling fur products

Morrissey has written to Canada Goose to demand they remove fur and feather from its products – and will enlist fans in his fight against the clothing brand. Read more: Oi, Morrissey – stop being such a fucking snowflake The former Smiths frontman, who has joined forces with PETA for the initiative, has urged the Canadian brand to stop using fur...

Billie Joe Armstrong says working with Morrissey was an “honour”

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Billie Joe Armstrong has called working with Morrissey an "honour" after the pair’s collaboration was released yesterday (April 8). The Green Day frontman teamed up with the British singer on a cover of The Fifth Dimension’s ‘Wedding Bell Blues’. The track is set to appear on Morrissey’s upcoming covers album, ‘California Son’, which is released on May 24. In...