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2017 In Review

27 Reissues From 2017 You Should Check Out

It's becoming increasingly difficult to keep track of new releases in stores in a given week, and even more daunting to stay on top of…
Annie Zaleski | December 15, 2017 - 12:52 pm

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out”

There are probably more complicated and uncomfortable situations where fans have to separate the art they like from the unlikable artist who created it --…
Nate Patrin | June 1, 2017 - 1:17 pm

Sounding Board

Neon Nostalgia: The Pretty In Pink Soundtrack 30 Years Later

You and I both know the story well by now. There's a girl and there's a boy. There are theoretical reasons they shouldn't wind up…
Ryan Leas | February 12, 2016 - 2:12 pm

More The Smiths stories

Smiths Bandmates Tease Collab

With Morrissey involved, the idea of a Smiths reunion ever happening is basically laughable. But if you cut Morrissey out ... maybe it's possible? Smiths…
Peter Helman | January 20, 2018 - 11:23 am

Watch Morrissey Perform Three Songs On CBS This Morning

Morrissey performed at the brand new Washington DC venue the Anthem today for a special edition of CBS This Morning's Saturday Sessions series. He did…
Peter Helman | December 16, 2017 - 10:32 am

The Killers Cover The Smiths, Brandon Flowers Tells Photog He Won’t Kick Him In The Face At KROQ Christmas

Morrissey was scheduled to headline the second night of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas show this past weekend. But surprising absolutely nobody, Morrissey pulled out of
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 9:17 am

Watch Morrissey Perform “I Started Something I Couldn’t Finish” Live For The First Time Ever

Morrissey is releasing a new album, Low In High School, later this month, and he's already on tour in support of it. A couple nights…
James Rettig | November 3, 2017 - 11:03 am

Hear The Smiths’ Previously Unreleased “I Know It’s Over” Demo

The Smiths' The Queen Is Dead is getting a deluxe reissue later this month. We've already heard a previously unreleased live cut from a show…
James Rettig | October 5, 2017 - 12:25 pm

Premiere

Hear The Smiths’ Previously Unreleased “Rubber Ring/What She Said/Rubber Ring” Live In Boston ’86

The Smiths are releasing a deluxe reissue of their seminal 1986 album The Queen Is Dead next month. The 3-CD box set will include a…
Peter Helman | September 7, 2017 - 10:08 am

Details Of The Smiths’ The Queen Is Dead Super Deluxe Edition Revealed

The Smiths' seminal 1986 album The Queen Is Dead will be reissued this year. The forum Morrissey-Solo points out that the super deluxe edition is…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 17, 2017 - 5:15 pm

Morrissey’s Childhood Friend James Maker Condemns Biopic England Is Mine

The unauthorized Morrissey biopic England Is Mine premiered yesterday at Edinburgh International Film Festival, and at least one Moz associate has officially condemned it. As…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2017 - 3:33 pm

Super Furry Animals – “The Boy With The Thorn In His Side” (The Smiths Cover)

Super Furry Animals' sophomore album, Radiator, turns 20 later this year and the band are putting out a remastered deluxe edition of the album to…
James Rettig | June 19, 2017 - 1:59 pm

Morrissey Accuses HMV Of Attempting To “Freeze Sales” Of The Smiths’ “The Queen Is Dead” Reissue

The Smiths' album The Queen Is Dead came out 31 years ago yesterday. In celebration of that anniversary, the band announced a new vinyl reissue
Peter Helman | June 17, 2017 - 3:45 pm

The Smiths Reissue “The Queen Is Dead” Single On Its 31st Anniversary

Yesterday the Smiths teased something to do with 1986's The Queen Is Dead on Facebook, posting a black and white photo of several young men…
Margaret Farrell | June 16, 2017 - 11:57 am

Morrissey Releases Statement About Manchester Arena Attack

Manchester, England is one of modern music's most historically significant cities, in no small part because it gave us the Smiths. ("Oh Manchester, so much…
Michael Nelson | May 23, 2017 - 3:22 pm

What Is Justin Bieber’s Favorite Smiths Song Do You Think?

People are always getting down on Justin Bieber for wearing vintage rock T-shirts because, it is assumed, Justin Bieber doesn't actually like Nirvana or Metallica
Michael Nelson | May 4, 2017 - 6:12 pm
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