Johnny Marr: “Who cares about authentic?”
- The Talks
That makes sense, especially if you tour. Some people can end up hating their best friends after traveling together for just a few weeks.
True. And the problem with The Smiths was that the friendship broke down, so I became very, very disillusioned, and started to see problems in the music and with the future. It becomes really obvious that you’re no longer looking at the future with the same eyes, and the music that you want to make with same eyes. To do what I do, it takes over your life, and I’m really, really happy with that.
Until it stops working…
Yeah, that the friendships broke down was really heartbreaking for me. It was really difficult to recover from for many years, the idealism of the closeness. But it was always