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“Please do not buy this wretched hate-paper”: Morrissey calls out The Guardian for its “hate campaign” against him

Morrissey has called out The Guardian newspaper for what he calls their "hate campaign" against him. Read more: Morrissey – ‘California Son’ review The former Smiths frontman has been attracting a lot of controversy as of late. He came under fire after sporting a For Britain badge during a number of live engagements in the US, most notably during a performance...

Johnny Marr on The Smiths’ legacy and Morrissey: “You can’t change history. The songs are out there for people to judge”

Hello Johnny. You've been on great live form of late – especially the stuff from 'Call The Comet'... “It feels good at the moment because we’re got an ever-growing repertoire now and the new songs are quite dramatic. With ‘Walk Into The Sea’ and ‘New Dominions’, it’s added a new dimension to what we do as well as the bangers....

“Calm down you indie heads” – Watch Johnny Marr shower Smiths classics upon All Points East

Yesterday saw Johnny Marr play a sun-soaked set at London's All Points East Festival, filled with solo and Smiths classics. Check out footage and the setlist below. Taking to the main East Stage in the late afternoon, Marr opened with 'The Tracers' from 2018's acclaimed 'Call The Comet', before tearing into The Smiths' 'Bigmouth Strikes Again'. New single 'Armatopia' landed...

Anne Marie Waters thanks Morrissey for his controversial support of For Britain

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For Britain leader Anne Marie Waters has posted a message thanking Morrissey for his support of the controversial right-wing party. The former Smiths frontman has made headlines recently after he was seen sporting a For Britain badge while on tour in the US, before also wearing one while performing on Jimmy Fallon on US TV. The nationalist party was founded by...

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...

Listen to Morrissey’s new single ‘Wedding Bell Blues’ with Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong

Morrissey has shared his new single 'Wedding Bell Blues', featuring Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong. Check it out below. The track is taken from the former Smiths frontman's upcoming album 'California Son' – a record of covers of songs by Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Dionne Warwick and many more featuring guest appearances from Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear, Broken Social Scene member Ariel Engle, as...

Morrissey announces “intimate” Broadway residency

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Morrissey has announced a residency of shows on Broadway. The former Smiths frontman will play the set of gigs in New York City ahead of the release of his covers album 'California Son'. The record, which will arrive on May 24, will see Morrissey taking on songs by the likes of Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell. Set to take place exclusively...

Listen to Morrissey’s new cover of Roy Orbison’s ‘It’s Over’ from album featuring members of Green Day, Grizzly Bear and more

Morrissey has shared his crooning rendition of Roy Orbison's 'It's Over'. Check it out below. The song is taken from the former Smiths frontman's upcoming covers album 'California Son', set for release on May 24. Moz's widescreen and string-soaked cover will be among tracks by Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Dionne Warwick and many more. The album also features contributions from Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear, Green Day frontman Billie...

‘My stance was ultimately of no use’: Morrissey breaks boycott to announce first Canadian tour in 15 years

Morrissey has announced his first tour of Canada in 15 years, after previously vowing to boycott the country in protest against seal clubbing. The former Smiths frontman yesterday confirmed his return for a tour in April, despite claiming in 2006 that the "horrific slaughter" of the animals meant that he would never play in Canada again. He'll kick off the tour on...

Johnny Marr gives London an ‘English indie panic attack’ by playing The Smiths’ ‘This Charming Man’ live for the first time as a solo artist

Johnny Marr ended his 2018 tour with an intimate show at EartH in London last night, performing The Smiths' classic 'This Charming Man' live for the first time as a solo artist. To cap off the tour for his acclaimed 2018 album 'Call The Comet', Marr played a lively show in Hackney with a set packed with Smiths favourites, solo...