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Shoplifterromo writes:

Tuesday’s “The Late Late Show with James Corden” featured a funny “rare recording” of Morrissey explaining Bitcoin. Watch here.

1/15/19 (Nina Dobrev, Terry Crews, Jack & Jack)
S4 E61 39:31 Full Episode - The Late Late Show With James Corden

Segment starts at around 12:05.

Partial clip:





Bitcoin
It's like a digital currency
You buy it on the internet
I'm not sure how you use one
I think you print it out
And then you take it to the Trader Joe's
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Has there been any discussion of Ryan Adams’ new song, “Manchester?”

It’s reportedly inspired by the Smiths, Joy Divison, et al.

More info: https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/01/ryan-adams-manchester-stream/
From this months record collector magazine.

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Online link and excerpt posted by Surface:

https://recordcollectormag.com/articles/pete-shelley

What did you think of Morrissey’s cover of You Say You Don’t Love Me?
Well, it was good that he did it. [Laughs]
I mean, every little helps…


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Rock's vegan fundamentalist: why Morrissey was ahead of his time.
The Telegraph - by Adam White, 10th Jan., 2019.

The following article is behind a registration wall.
So, as opposed to an excerpt, the whole thing is reproduced for your convenience:



"In 1985, a year after releasing the album Meat Is Murder as part of The Smiths, Morrissey was performing at a gig in Stoke on Trent when he was pelted with objects from the audience: it was a string of sausages, each one carefully inscribed with the title of his album.

“They hit me in the face and part of them got in my mouth,” he later recalled. “I had to just run off the stage and heave! I really vomited. Eating meat is the most disgusting thing I can think of. It’s like biting into your grandmother.” This was the last time animal flesh has even...
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Animal prison planned for Manchester - Morrissey Central
January 10, 2019

"Trafford Council's idea to open a zoo in Manchester is probably the worst idea in the history of the human brain. Just as the world makes terrific advancements in animal rights, Trafford Council leaps back 100 years with plans to trap, strap, clamp, cramp and restrain animals from living anything close to a natural life. I'm decrepit enough to remember Belle Vue Zoo… the lucky animals died in transit from their natural habitat. Personally, I think I'd rather be shot in the head by Prince Harry.
Anyone who thinks a zoo is a good idea should spend one full year in a cage. I'd anticipate a swift change of mind! It's no different to proposing plans for a concentration camp in Wilmslow. Welcome to the sorry past."

Morrissey 10 January 2019....
Alain chatting/jamming with Steve Jones from the Sex Pistols. Fun interview, with plenty of great Morrissey stories here, plus a nice acoustic version of 'We Hate it When Our Friends Become Successful' around the 20 minute mark, and a burst of 'You're The One For Me, Fatty' and 'Certain People I Know' from around 41:00.




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Tom Hodgkinson: So who would you say were your top bands of the 1980s?

Brett Anderson: Well, The Smiths obviously, I know you don’t need anyone else blathering on about The Smiths, but they were very influential. They were our role models in lots of ways, in the way we went about writing and their attitude. Their non-conformist attitude, but also their pop sensibility. They were not avant-garde.



TH: We all had Smiths posters as students.

BA: Did we, though? I’m not sure – I mean, I totally did – I was a Smiths fan at university in 1985 and I remember feeling like an oddball. The hall of residence I was in wasn’t decked with “Boy with the Thorn in his Side” posters. Me and my mate were the only guys that liked The Smiths. They’re one of those bands that have become bigger since they split up. Part of the...
Found this on the Oasis subreddit. Somehow, it works…



An anonymous person also added:

I like it! This article explains how this was accomplished. Did you know This Charming Man and Live Forever have the same chord structure? Coincidence??

http://markpaterson.tv/projects/mark_paterson_the_smiths_vs_oasis_charming_forever/