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Yes, it's that Andy Rourke, bassist for the Smiths, who put together this remix. Rourke hosts a show called Jetlag on East Village Radio, and he (along with co-host Double Ole) worked this remix.…   Read Story »
When I was in high school I had a Meat Is Murder t-shirt. The one with the lyrics to the album's title track on the front: "It's not natural, normal or kind / The flesh you so fancifully fry / The…   Read Story »
Morrissey has had a pretty tough year, no doubt. From collapsing onstage to getting pegged in the head with a bottle, and finally ejecting a heckler who yelled "fuck you" while he was trying to tell…   Read Story »
The bands split sides of a 7" to pay tribute to Moz, with Xiu Xiu tackling "I Am Hated For Loving" and Parenthetical Girls on "Handsome Devil." Hear the Girls' take at MySpace. More info at Upset The…   Read Story »
A couple weeks ago Morrissey collapsed on stage during a performance of "This Charming Man" at the Oasis Leisure Centre in Swindon. A couple days later he cheekily pantomimed the collapse at Albert…   Read Story »
According to The Times Moz looked "unhealthy and uncomfortable" (and bloated) at Albert Hall on Tuesday when he retooled "How Soon Is Now" to include references to standing up and staged a Lazarus…   Read Story »
There's a long history of "Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want" covers in movies: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Not Another Teen Movie, Sky High... OK, not that long. But you can add to the…   Read Story »
The trailer for the Mark Webb-directed (500) Days Of Summer opens with Zooey Deschanel (as Summer) telling a guy listening to "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out" loudly on his earphones that she,…   Read Story »
We channeled high-school poetry class when analyzing Morrissey's Years Of Refusal album art, but even with his weighty caterpillar tattoo and all that the child-is-the-father-to-the-man business, the…   Read Story »
Scott misses Cleveland and, it seems, vintage Smiths. The Deluxe Edition of "Happy" In Galoshes includes a second disc housing this cover of "Reel Around The Fountain" from Morrissey & Co's 1984…   Read Story »