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Joey Barton to appear in new Morrissey video - Prolific North

Banned footballer Joey Barton says he is appearing in Morrissey’s new music video.

“I’ve been asked to be in a music video this afternoon, for Morrissey,” Barton said on the Alan Brazil Breakfast Show on Talksport this morning. “It’s with Alan Bennett I think.”



UPDATE 12:40 PM PT:

joey7bartonofficial / Instagram link posted by an anonymous person:

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This means the song will be played on every show throughout the day all week. Great publicity.

Morrissey fans amazed by his 'youthful' new look - with some speculating that he might have had work done - Manchester Evening News
By: Katie Fitzpatrick

Excerpt:
"Fans took to social media after BBC Radio 6 Music tweeted the picture asking for their thoughts on the new track.

Some speculated that the 58-year-old singer-songwriter is looking so good he might have had some work done and others said they didn’t even recognise him at first.

One fan commented on Facebook: “Looking pretty taught of skin there Mozzer...very L.A.”

Another asked: “Did the BBC airbrush warmth onto the face of Morrissey? It’s making me uncomfortable.”"


Regards,
FWD.


Related item:
Now confirmed via the BBC website:
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BBC2: 3rd October, 10pm, series 51, episode 2.

Details here:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b097mm0c
Regards,
FWD.

Original source:
The Smiths Unofficial Facebook.
Jonathan Ross confirms in tweet that his team are in talks with Morrissey to appear on his Saturday night chat show on ITV, The Jonathan Ross Show.

The Smiths: 30 years since the split and still the best British band ever? - Metro
By: Alice Wright.

Excerpt:
"If we set out criteria for what makes not just a great band, but one of the best (in my heart I know they ARE the best) then this would be the checklist:
  • Iconic songwriting partnership
  • Revolutionary and original
  • Era and generation defining
  • Legendary live shows
  • Controversial, divisive and memorable
  • Passionate fans
  • Musical longevity
  • Life changing songs
  • Something indefinable
Which probably just about sums up The Smiths.

Despite chart success and constant media attention they kept their ‘alternative’ tag – maybe because they were so very different to the glamorous, colourful mainstream 80s music happening at the time – but they were...
Calling all sycophants and arse lickers. Here's a scan of review from the current issue of Uncut (by David Cavanaugh, 8/10). Also a review in Mojo (by John Harris, 5 stars). Enjoy.
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Great French Tribute of Morrissey " Viva Hate" by Webzine A Découvrir Absolument:

A DECOUVRIR ABSOLUMENT HS#13 - une relecture de « VIVA HATE » de « MORRISSEY »

Lien bandcamp:
A DECOUVRIR ABSOLUMENT HORS SERIE #13 - TRIBUTE TO MORRISSEY

Lien sur A Découvrir Absolument: http://www.adecouvrirabsolument.com/spip.php?article7107

ALSATIAN COUSIN - Sebastian Müller-Thür
LITTLE MAN WHAT NOW ? - Aurélien Merle
EVERYDAY IS LIKE SUNDAY - Showstar
BENGALI IN PLATFORMS - Ichliebelove
ANGEL ANGEL DOWN WE GO TOGETHER - laudanum
LATE NIGHT MAUDLIN STREET - Maulne
SUEDEHEAD - Photon
BREAK UP THE FAMILY - laudanum - Voix de BBH.
THE ORDINARY BOYS - Melicoton
I DON’T MIND IF YOU FORGET ME - Witold Bolik
DIAL A CLICHE - Thomseeds
MARGARET ON THE GUILLOTINE - Lady Jane

BONUS

MARGARET ON THE GUILLOTINE - musique de BBH - voix de Matthieu Malon
LATE NIGHT MAUDLIN...