Morrissey

Morrissey thanks Blossoms and Rick Astley for their live The Smiths covers shows

The former Smiths frontman was grateful of their efforts

Blossoms and Rick Astley live in London: the best Smiths gig since December 12, 1986

Astley is like Moz's agreeable younger brother ā€“ who you'd much rather go down the pub with

Rick Astley on The Smiths’ covers band with Blossoms: “I don’t want to tread on that history”

ā€œIā€™m just paying homage to some amazing music that still means so much to a generation that I could be their dad"

Riot Fest 2021 review: a rock love-in (apart from Machine Gun Kelly v. Slipknot)

Like all festival organisers in 2021, this event's bosses battled drop-outs ā€“ and ultimately triumphed

Morrissey at Riot Fest review: pop’s problematic uncle wisely shuts up and plays the hits

The disgraced icon croons his way through an enviable setlist of Smiths classics

Watch Blossoms and Rick Astley team up to cover The Smiths

The unlikely collaboration took place at Blossoms' London show tonight (September 13)

Morrissey airs Smiths songs for the first time in years at Vegas residency

Some of the songs had not been heard live since the 1980s

Morrissey and Slipknot added to Riot Fest 2021 line-up after Nine Inch Nails pull out

Morrissey will also curate a line-up of "very special guests" at the Chicago festival
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