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By my count, the Smiths only recorded 74 songs during their brief, brilliant career, so the concept of choosing their 30 greatest seems kind of dubious: That's two-fifths of their catalog! Just the…   Read Story »
Cloud Boat are a production duo who will be putting out the new album Model Of You this summer; the album includes the recent single "Carmine." Today they've shared their take on the Smiths' classic…   Read Story »
Last night Arcade Fire covered Echo And The Bunnymen at London's Earls Court. Tonight they played another show at the venue, and debuted another cover -- the Smiths b-side "London" — with Will…   Read Story »
If I had to pick a "favorite song of all time," there's a pretty good chance I'd go with "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out," from the Smiths' 1986 LP, The Queen Is Dead. So it was with some…   Read Story »
When the Smiths were touring behind The Queen Is Dead in 1986, they were fueled largely by cheese sandwiches and booze. (Also, some of them ate tuna, which seems at least a little bit murderous.) So…   Read Story »
If you can't quite get your fix from The Lego Movie (which honestly, who could blame you) artist Adly Syairi Ramly has you covered with 20 bands he's recreated in Lego form. No photoshopping was…   Read Story »
So far in Twin Shadow's UNDER THE CVRS series, we've heard George Lewis cover 10cc, Bruce Springsteen, Tori Amos, U2, and 112. His latest offering, which features Samantha Urbani, is a '90s…   Read Story »
Johnny Marr's headlining tour hits NY this weekend, and in advance of the concert he returned to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon yesterday to perform The Messenger's "Generate! Generate!" along with…   Read Story »
Doing a list of the best albums "of all time" is bound to be a disaster -- EW tried it this past summer and not surprisingly the thing was a shitshow. But ranking the Top 500 Albums Of All Time is…   Read Story »
After some drama surrounding its publication, Morrissey has published his new memoir Autobiography through Penguin Classics, and it's out now in Europe. (He's doing a one-off book signing in…   Read Story »