• Morrissey on the "Late Show with David Letterman" (Jan. 8, 2013) - reminder, reports

    Morrissey is on the "Late Show with David Letterman" tonight in the US, scheduled to play "Action Is My Middle Name." Post your info and reviews in the comments section below.

    UPDATE 11:00 PM PT:

    Link to video on YouTube posted by joe frady:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQAKetuk_Yc





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    Comments 74 Comments
    1. Anonymous's Avatar
      Anonymous -
      Finally a good song choice..! Way to go Morrissey!
    1. IndigoBurns's Avatar
      IndigoBurns -
      I wonder if it will have any changes with the new drummer
    1. CrystalGeezer's Avatar
      CrystalGeezer -
      Scarlet Ibis was in the studio. I hope she didn't break the seat, the Ed Sullivan theater is old, you know?
    1. Anonymous's Avatar
      Anonymous -
      He totally killed this one, what was the button he was wearing on his lapel? The and seems tighter and boz seems healed up!
    1. Ryan.'s Avatar
      Ryan. -
      Quote Originally Posted by IndigoBurns View Post
      I wonder if it will have any changes with the new drummer
    1. joe frady's Avatar
      joe frady -
    1. davidt's Avatar
      davidt -
      Off-topic comments moved to the off-topic fight thread.
    1. Guernie's Avatar
      Guernie -
      Yes !!! What a lovely voice and band ! However does anyone find the end of this song just kind of falling off .......... I mean like Moz could have added another verse .
      Anyone know if he did another song after the credits rolled . One just for the audience ?
    1. Anonymous's Avatar
      Anonymous -
      Beautiful, I really enjoyed this. Thank you, Morrissey. <3
    1. Anonymous's Avatar
      Anonymous -
      Quote Originally Posted by IndigoBurns View Post
      I wonder if it will have any changes with the new drummer
      Strange drum kit ! Any stick beaters on here that can explain it ?
      Two bass drums ? One little tom ? Massive tilted Drum (never seems to get used) ? The Freddie Mercury gong ?
      It looks very simple and un-balanced also the previous drummer played on a similar kit does that mean the drummer has no say in the kit he plays and its a case of a stage fashioned kit ?
      Not sure but at the opening part was that the house band ? His kit had everything.
    1. hand in glove's Avatar
      hand in glove -
      I absolutely love this song and Morrissey, as usual, sounds and looks stunning! I wish he had been the only guest with a small interview, but...oh well...I'm still going to sleep a happy lady tonight!
    1. celibate's Avatar
      celibate -
      thx for the video, as always, if he goes on talkshow and play a song or 2, what to choose

      It sounded mellow, only the last 15 sec.

      again, I'm fond of 2011 version of his Visconti session in the studio ' the Kid's a Looker'

      anyway good PR
    1. Anonymous's Avatar
      Anonymous -
      Nice performance. Looked great actually. Did he deliberately change the ending or slightly mess it up? I do wish Letterman had asked him about Bowie's return to the fray...
    1. realitybites's Avatar
      realitybites -
      Wonder why he made the sign of the cross at the end? Has he done this before?
    1. Stoned's Avatar
      Stoned -
      The Mozfather is in TOP Form
      Cheers Moz
    1. joe frady's Avatar
      joe frady -
      The drum cover star is Steve Cochran ~



      ~ the American actor from the early 1950s after whom Morrissey was named.
    1. grant gauld's Avatar
      grant gauld -
      thanks for the vid,simply awesome,looks like he has lost a bit of weight,voice just seems to get better and better,retire at 55..i dont think so,if david the freak bowie can do it,moz can do it better,love you moz
    1. realitybites's Avatar
      realitybites -
      Quote Originally Posted by Stoned View Post
      The Mozfather is in TOP Form
      Cheers Moz
      A clue to why he made the sign of the cross? He is a practicing Catholic? Or better yet, a Mozfather... a clergyman. But where is the priest suit? At the cleaners?

      Not trying to pick on you Stoned, but the use of the term form when describing Moz's performance has been bothering me for years. And I am in an ornery mood... so I am going to comment on this Mozworld idiosyncrasy. I know Moz hates the word performance. So loyal fans--not all--use the term form instead. But it isn't a formation. It is a performance. He is not a piece of clay molded into form. He is a performer entertaining an audience.
    1. realitybites's Avatar
      realitybites -
      Quote Originally Posted by joe frady View Post
      The drum cover star is Steve Cochran ~



      ~ the American actor from the early 1950s after whom Morrissey was named.
      Pic obviously taken before manscaping was in vogue. Get that man a waxing appointment asap, please!
    1. mcspyke77's Avatar
      mcspyke77 -
      Quote Originally Posted by CrystalGeezer View Post
      Scarlet Ibis was in the studio. I hope she didn't break the seat, the Ed Sullivan theater is old, you know?
      This nasty comment is not funny and says a lot about you CG...very sad.
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