The Smiths

Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, Green Day Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Nominees

Once a year, around this time, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a whole new class of inductees who might be inducted into…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2014 - 9:27 am
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30 Rock Stars Discuss Their Favorite Smiths Songs

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…
Michael Nelson | July 14, 2014 - 11:41 am
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Cloud Boat – “Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want” (Smiths Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

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…
Miles Bowe | June 17, 2014 - 11:00 am
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Hear Arcade Fire Cover The Smiths’ “London” In London

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…
Scott Lapatine | June 7, 2014 - 7:05 pm

Watch Miley Cyrus Cover The Smiths

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…
Michael Nelson | May 20, 2014 - 2:05 pm
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Check Out The Smiths’ ’86 USA Tour Rider

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…
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2014 - 10:48 am
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Check Out These Lego Versions Of 20 Famous Bands

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…
Miles Bowe | March 19, 2014 - 11:03 am
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Twin Shadow (Feat. Samantha Urbani) – “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out” (The Smiths Cover) Video

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,…
Scott Lapatine | February 13, 2014 - 11:34 pm
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Johnny Marr Plays Fallon, Plans Autobiography, Joins Spider-Man 2 Supergroup With Pharrell

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…
Scott Lapatine | November 16, 2013 - 7:24 pm

Morrissey Opens Up, Settles Scores In Autobiography

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…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2013 - 9:09 am
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Universal Shuts Down Smiths/Peanuts Mashup Tumblr

UPDATE: Via True To You: Morrissey would like to stress that he has not been consulted over any takedown request to remove the…
Miles Bowe | September 20, 2013 - 10:40 am
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Watch Johnny Marr Play Fallon

Last night, Smiths guitar wizard Johnny Marr served as the musical guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. On the show proper, he played the…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2013 - 10:42 am
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Listen To A Rare, Early Smiths Rehearsal

In May 1983, the Smiths, not yet signed to Rough Trade, were getting ready to record their debut album when they recorded a rehearsal, just…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2013 - 10:12 am
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Watch Johnny Marr Play “How Soon Is Now?” With Ronnie Wood

A couple of weeks ago, we posted video of the Smiths guitar legend Johnny Marr playing "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now," one of the many…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2013 - 10:33 am
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Stream Johnny Marr The Messenger

Smiths guitar wizard Johnny Marr has put in decades of work with a generous fistful of post-Smiths projects, but he's somehow never released a proper…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2013 - 10:19 am
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Watch Johnny Marr Play “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” For The 1st Time In 25 Years

Well, we got the My Bloody Valentine album, so a Smiths reunion must be at least a thing that could happen, someday, right? Wrong? Still,…
Michael Nelson | February 14, 2013 - 12:01 pm
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Q&A: Johnny Marr On The Messenger, The Smiths, And Why He Can’t Stop Joining Other People’s Bands

Johnny Marr is, without question, one of the nicest guys in rock and roll. He's also, without question, one of the most talented guitar players…
T. Cole Rachel | December 27, 2012 - 12:06 pm
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Johnny Marr – “The Right Right Thing”

Smiths guitar-god Johnny Marr will release his first-ever full-fledged solo LP The Messenger in a couple of months, and we've already seen his moody video
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2012 - 10:18 am
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