The Smiths

Bottled Moz Cuts Off UK Gig After One Song

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…
Brandon Stosuy | November 9, 2009 - 9:12 am
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Morrissey Returns To The Stage

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…
Brandon Stosuy | October 29, 2009 - 12:16 pm
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She & Him Cover The Smiths’ “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want”

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,…
Scott Lapatine | June 25, 2009 - 3:37 pm
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Zooey Deschanel’s (500) Days Of Summer Trailer, Soundtrack Info

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…
Brandon Stosuy | March 4, 2009 - 4:55 pm
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Morrissey Announces US Label, 2009 US Tour Dates

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…
Brandon Stosuy | December 18, 2008 - 10:16 am
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Scott Weiland Covers The Smiths

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…
Brandon Stosuy | December 15, 2008 - 10:12 am
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New Welcome Wagon – “Half A Person”

The Welcome Wagon, the betrothed duo of Reverend Thomas Vito and Monique Aiuto, sound a lot like Sufjan Stevens, the guy who produced and helped…
Brandon Stosuy | October 30, 2008 - 12:19 pm
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Will The Smiths Reunite At Coachella ’09?

The Sun thinks so. We think the sun will sooner shine out of our behinds. …
Scott Lapatine | October 24, 2008 - 11:14 am
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Johnny Marr Joins The Cribs

Last time we heard from the Jarmans they were on stage with Lee Ranaldo in Brooklyn. Now, according to this NME video interview with frontman…
Brandon Stosuy | August 26, 2008 - 3:49 pm
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Tony Hawk Interviews Isaac Brock And Johnny Marr

On the new site ShredOrDie -- a member of the OrDie Network -- skating legend Tony Hawk (did he ever find Animal Chin, btw?) interviews…
Brandon Stosuy | February 22, 2008 - 10:07 am
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Arcade Fire Cover The Smiths

With Morrissey fresh on our minds and Arcade Fire never far away, we bring you some footage of the Butlers & Co. tackling the Smiths'
Stereogum | October 29, 2007 - 3:21 pm
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Morrissey Descends Upon Hammerstein Ballroom

Really wish we had legs that felt fully recovered from CMJ, but you know, these things take time. That hasn't stopped fellow Moz-freaks from making…
Stereogum | October 24, 2007 - 3:42 pm
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New Freebass – “I Envy Us”

So looks like Freebass, the bass-y trio of New Order four-stringer Peter Hook, the Smith's low-end man Andy Rourke, and ex-Stone Roses/current-Primal Scream thunder-sticker Gary…
Stereogum | September 7, 2007 - 7:13 pm
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Separate Ways, Here We Come

One from the archives! There's a lot going on in this shaky clip of the Smiths at London's Brixton Academy in 1986. A fan pop…
Stereogum | August 3, 2007 - 3:50 pm
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New Mark Ronson (Feat. Daniel Merriweather) Video – “Stop Me”

Though most artists looking for something to cover are best advised to steer clear of the Smiths songbook, we've always felt Mark Ronson's horny gamble…
Stereogum | June 12, 2007 - 5:06 pm
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Jeff Buckley Covers The Smiths

Few artists could sustain the sort of rarity scrounging posthumous repackaging treatment Jeff gets -- but naturally we've bought just about every boxed set/live show/remastered…
Stereogum | May 2, 2007 - 6:43 pm
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The Smiths Approve Of Ronson’s “Stop Me”

Mark Ronson's been taking heat for his awesome cover of "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before," but Moz and Marr are…
Stereogum | April 10, 2007 - 11:51 am
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More Moz Dates For The States

We'd load this post up with tons of Morrissey puns, but that joke isn't funny anymore. So instead, we spread the good news posted by…
Stereogum | March 22, 2007 - 12:15 pm
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Strange Grave, Here He Comes

Maladjusted to the vagaries of life, Morrissey has given deep thought to the cemetery gates that house his ultimate resting spot. Via Metro:The 48-year-old star…
Stereogum | February 8, 2007 - 9:19 am
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Reel Big Fish Cover The Smiths

OK, not everybody thinks it's OK to like ska, but for those that do, cover masters Reel big Fish are a pretty good reason. Maybe…
Stereogum | February 1, 2007 - 4:15 pm
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