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Morrissey turns 59 on May 22, 2018

Link posted by Famous When Dead:

Happy Birthday Morrissey - Morrissey Central
Jeff sends the link:

In Conversation with Johnny Marr | The Great Escape Festival 2018 - Fender YouTube
Published on May 19, 2018
Watch as Johnny Marr discusses all things guitar with Shaun Keaveny at the 2018 Great Escape Festival, Brighton, UK.

Smiths selections include "This Charming Man", "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now", "Girl Afraid", "Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others", "The Headmaster Ritual", "Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me" and "That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore".
Not sure where this thread should go but here's the New York Times article that broke the story -

UPDATE May 21, 2018:

Further details featured on this week's 60 Minutes (May 20, 2018), including a response to the story from Ken Friedman:

Mario Batali and The Spotted Pig - 60 Minutes
Anderson Cooper speaks to restaurant workers who say they were sexually harassed or assaulted at the stylish New York eatery, The Spotted Pig

Coming soon Manchester Central library 1st June- 25 August small BUT free exhibition of photographs of The Smiths.

Featuring some from his portfolio available to buy or view here:

From the Morrissey Central Gallery.

As posted by SER.


EDIT: Jesse's Instagram story confirms that he too is in Berlin.
Confirmation - Morrissey Central
May 20, 2018

Morrissey tickets go on sale this week for

Manchester Castlefield Bowl, Saturday July 7th.

Manchester Castlefield Bowl, Sunday July 8th

Events will be 100% vegan/vegetarian.
Morrissey Single Release, July - Morrissey Central

The fourth single release from Low In High School is issued by BMG Records. All The Young People Must Fall In Love is a re-mix by Bob Clearmountain, and the B-side is Rose Garden, live from The Grand Ole’ Opry in Tennessee. The song was originally a worldwide hit for Lynn Anderson in 1970. Morrissey’s single is available on 7-inch vinyl and as a download.
Morrissey will play Manchester Castlefield Arena on July 7, and Dalhalla Arena in Rattvik, Sweden on July 19.

And as if by magic:
It's like he's listening,

Update: May 21 - the 7" will release on the 6th of July.

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So from 'Central' today, if you missed it:

1. Morrissey will play Manchester Castlefield Arena on July 7 (link 1, link 2).
2. Berlin Mercedes-Benz Arena on Sunday, 15 July (link).
3. Dalhalla Arena in Rattvik, Sweden on July 19 (link).