sseriously fflawed-not right in the head
Re: Bono on Morrissey -- Irish Times 23/12/04
Yes the Beatles are more Irish than you to?
But what difference does it make?
As long as they are not part of the Garda or Gardia, or whatever they call themselves, what a shower of eejits they are, John Lennon wouldn't even spit on them.
Treated me like shite, only for someone from a side-door coming out to rescue me, thank you by the way, whoever you were.
According to the "police" someone from Morrisseys security.
Had you not come out in time, I'd have spent the night in a prison cell for nothing.
I swear to my God above, I done absolutely nothing..
Par for the course apparently when Americans attend concerts.
Who is pathetic?
> can always tell a truly great song when you can't speak after you've heard
> it, you have to pull over your car for fear of crashing. Edge was an
> immediate Smiths fan, right from "This Charming Man", and I got
> into him as a humorist. I remember us playing Manchester Poly, way back,
> and he was around. He's certainly a lot more interesting than the indie
> stable he came from. I loathed that scene. But Morrissey-he's like Oscar
> Wilde in a Ford Escort.
> That indie scene he came from-(it was) a bunch of lies sold to people and
> it made our life a lot less interesting and a lot more lonely, even just
> in terms of who we were sharing hotels with. All those bands that were
> broken up by that "cultural revolution"-they're not there any
> more. It was a "cultural revolution" disguised by words such as
> "street cred". This is the lexicon of what we lived through
> during the 1980s, the excuses used for not having a good song. It was
> mesmerising, really mesmerising. We were smart enough to go to America and
> bypass that. We took a few blows for that; a few connected. That scene was
> bananas, it really was. It broke up The Smiths, broke up The Clash,
> stopped a band called Echo and the Bunnymen. And then it moved to
> Seattle-Kurt Cobain-another five minutes and he would have been out of
> that scene.
> Q: It's Morrissey's proud claim that The Smiths are more Irish than
> U2(seven out of the eight Smiths' parents are Irish-more than U2)
> Bono: The Beatles are more Irish than U2!
> Larry: But you see we thought of this back in the 1970's when we formed.
> We were always a forward-looking band and we were thinking about this new
> pluralistic Ireland!
> Bono: But is there a Presbyterian in The Smiths? We have The Edge, who is
> Methodist blood, Presbyterian heart.