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Johnny Marr was the musical guest on Jimmy Fallon last night. He trotted out the old Smiths track "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before" off of his former band's 1987 album Strangeways,…   Read Story »
Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry, Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, and disco-funk pioneer Nile Rodgers are three absolute legends from three distinct musical spheres. They've come together for "Driving…   Read Story »
Johnny Marr just released a new album, Playland, and Noel Gallagher just announced that he's got a new album due out in March 2015, Chasing Yesterday, on which Marr will appear. So it doesn't come as…   Read Story »
After his band the Smiths broke up, guitarist Johnny Marr spent many years as a wandering axe-for-hire. He released one album with his backing band the Healers, but he's spent more time as a…   Read Story »
Next month, Johnny Marr will release his second solo LP, Playland, the follow-up to last year's The Messenger. (I always thought of the 2003 release Boomslang, by Johnny Marr + The Healers, to be his…   Read Story »
The former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr is about to follow up last year's The Messenger with Playland, only his second proper solo album. And today, he gives us the video for the revved-up first…   Read Story »
Last year Johnny Marr, that most legendary of all sidemen, finally released his debut solo album, and now he announces a second one. Playland comes a little more than a year after 2013's The…   Read Story »
The whole team it took to come up with The Amazing Spider-Man 2's lackluster pop single "It's On Again" performed on Fallon last night. Kendrick opened with his intro verse before turning it over to…   Read Story »
Pharrell produced Alicia Keys' Kendrick Lamar collab "It's On Again," the big first single from the soundtrack to the would-be summer blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Pharrell also had more to…   Read Story »
In the newest issue of NME, the Smiths guitar legend Johnny Marr has a column, and he's taken the opportunity to pop some shit off. More specifically, he's joined the growing mass of musicians who…   Read Story »