Showing All "The Smiths" Posts

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 »
UPDATE: Via True To You: Morrissey would like to stress that he has not been consulted over any takedown request to remove the Tumblr blog named 'This Charming Charlie'. Morrissey is represented…   Read Story »
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 jangly title track from The Messenger, his new solo album.…   Read Story »
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 one mic in a room. The quality isn’t great, but songs…   Read Story »
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 classics he helped to write, for the first time in 25 years.…   Read Story »
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 solo album until now. The Messenger, that solo…   Read Story »
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, for a couple of dudes who have turned down millions of…   Read Story »
For a band that lasted only five years and released only four official full-length albums, the Smiths' catalog is a nightmare to untangle. The 70 or so songs the band eventually issued were…   Read Story »
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 of all time. As a founding member of the Smiths, Marr…   Read Story »