Smiths Indeed fanzines to be reprinted
posted by davidt on Friday March 19 2004, @09:00AM

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Legendary Smiths fanzine returns!

Influential British fanzine Smiths Indeed is making a surprise comeback in May.

The fanzine, which first appeared in 1986, was the original Smiths fanzine and during its three-year run became regarded as the closest thing to an "official" Smiths publication, endorsed by the band.

Smiths Indeed was created and edited by Mark Taylor, who brought together articles and rare photos of The Smiths contributed by fans all over the world.

The fanzine was sold by mail order and on Smiths tours and by the end of its run, it was selling several thousand copies throughout the world.

It had close links with Morrissey, who used readers of the fanzine in the video of "I started something I couldn't finish", including Lucette Henderson, who went on to star in the video of Everyday Is Like Sunday.

Smiths Indeed stopped in 1989 and copies have since become highly collectable, with early issues commanding high prices on the internet.

Mark Taylor said: "There has been increasing demand for copies of Smiths Indeed over the past year and I think the time is now right to reprint early issues for the new generation of Smiths and Morrissey fans.

"Since it stopped in 1989, I have had constant enquiries about Smiths Indeed so I think younger Morrissey fans deserve to see copies of the fanzine without having to spend a fortune for them on Ebay."

Mark plans to release the Smiths Indeed reprints in May. To be added to the Smiths Indeed mailing list, email: smithsindeed@aol.com
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(davidt): The Smiths Indeed fanzines I got in the mail via an ad in the NME provided my first contact with the world of Smiths and Morrissey fans. The amazing quality and comprehensiveness of Mark's fanzines have been the biggest influences on me in working on this site and Morrissey fanzine ("Sing Your Life") previously. Highly recommended... I look forward to picking up the older issues I've been missing.

 
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    "It had close links with Morrissey, who used readers of the fanzine in the video of "I started something I couldn't finish", including Lucette Henderson, who went on to star in the video of Everyday Is Like Sunday."

    Um, slow down there sonny..... I think that he meant to say the "Stop Me If You Think That You've Heard This One Before" video that L.H. appears in, along w/ all the other zine readers whom are riding their bikes. Ya?
    Sharron Needles -- Friday March 19 2004, @08:26PM (#91197)
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    • Re:correction by Anonymous (Score:0) Saturday March 20 2004, @02:02AM
      • Re:correction by Sharron Needles (Score:1) Saturday March 20 2004, @12:26PM
        • Re:correction by Anonymous (Score:0) Saturday March 20 2004, @01:51PM
      Great news! (Score:0)
      I was just reading that copy (issue 6) with the report from the video shoot. Great behind the scenes pictures and an hour to hour report. Old polls and fine readers comments. Even in that year these issues were hard to get from Smiths indeed.Especially if you were not from the UK like me. I believe it was limited to 800 copies, Ahh those days...

      GS
      Anonymous -- Saturday March 20 2004, @07:39AM (#91218)
      • Re:Great news! by Gin N Tonic Jil (Score:0) Monday March 22 2004, @03:40PM


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