Blossoms

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

The former Smiths frontman was grateful of their efforts

See footage from first night of Blossoms and Rick Astley’s Smiths cover shows

It all went down while Morrissey was just a few hundred yards away at another gig

Johnny Marr puts Blossoms and Rick Astley Smiths covers row to bed: “I’ve dealt with it”

The former Smiths guitarist told NME: "There was an M.O. there that just wasn’t very cool"

Rick Astley says Blossoms are “doing exactly the same” as The Smiths

"They're a really, really, really good live band"

Blossoms and Rick Astley play The Smiths? All collaborations should be this random

We'd do well to make the bizarre musical hook-up a legal requirement in the battle against predictable pop

Johnny Marr gives his verdict on Blossoms and Rick Astley’s Smiths covers band

Blossoms and Astley are set to perform two Smiths tribute shows next month

Watch Blossoms and Rick Astley play The Smiths’ ‘Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now’

Astley encourages the band in the clip to drink a shot of Jägermeister before attempting the cover

Watch Blossoms and Rick Astley team up to cover The Smiths

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

The Magic Gang talk “dream” Blossoms tour and reveal plans for new EP

The Brighton four-piece have spoken to NME about their return to live music and the new EP they're working on
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