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Not too unexpected or strange at all, but there is a brief Moz mention in Music Week from last month’s issue in an interview with Korda Marshall. (It’s behind a paywall, but a great family friend who works in music publishing was kind enough to screenshot it for me!)
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A brief Morrissey mention in a Guardian article......

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Julie Hesmondhalgh: ‘Most embarrassing moment? Meeting Morrissey on an escalator’ - The Guardian
The actor on ageing, hero worship and handwashing knickers

Excerpt:

Born in Lancashire, Hesmondhalgh, 47, trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. From 1998 to 2014 she played Coronation Street’s Hayley, the first transgender character in a British soap. She then appeared in Broadchurch and Happy Valley. She stars in The Almighty Sometimes at the Royal Exchange in Manchester until 24 February. Hesmondhalgh lives in Greater Manchester with her husband and two daughters; she is a patron of...
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Small article regarding the gig:

Morrissey set to wow fans at AECC - Evening Express

Morrissey recently released Low In High School, his first album in three years.

Now 58, the singer is clearly not mellowing with age, as the album is one of the most political in his career.


Morrissey said: “The people have become sick of the establishment, and I’m a part of the world."

“No small kid wants to grow up to be President any more, and there’s a sense that the world is close to its expiration date.

“Most governments do not listen to the people who elected them into power. Our political systems do not work. There’s no point hanging back with whatever feelings and views you might have. This is tomorrow.”



The AECC venue put out 'security' info for tonight on Twitter:

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Star Interview: Home is where the art is for pioneer Linder Sterling at Chatsworth - The Star - Sheffield News


Excerpt:

"‘Film portrayal was identity theft’
Linder Sterling was portrayed in a film last year about the early life of Morrissey – but she refuses to watch it. The biopic England Is Mine, directed by Mark Gill, showed the singer-songwriter struggling with life before meeting guitarist Johnny Marr and forming The Smiths. Linder was played by Jessica Findlay Brown; there are scenes of her producing collages and meeting Morrissey for walks around Southern Cemetery in Manchester – excursions later referred to in the Smiths song Cemetry Gates. “I have very little interest,” she insists. “It’s a...