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Morrissey, California Son, review: Album’s missteps might be forgiven if you could dissociate the music from the man.... The Independent (2 of 5 stars)
Can we listen to a new album from an old hero who’s broken our hearts? It seems not
By Helen Brown

Morrissey: California Son review ... The Times (2 of 5 stars)
Morrissey’s album of cover versions appears to be an attempt at rehabilitation via the medium of unchallenging blandness
By Will Hodgkinson

Morrissey: California Son — the return of the misanthrope - Financial Times
The latest from the former Smiths frontman delivers some diverting covers and some utterly unlistenable notes
Morrissey - California Son (rating: 5.9) - Pitchfork
By Ben Hewitt
Morrissey and some (barely audible) high-profile guests rework 12 of his favorite ’60s and ’70s songs by American artists to mixed results.
New music release: looking at Morrissey's covers album and the singer's complicated legacy - CBC Radio

Every Friday, the q This panel looks at the biggest stories in music news. Today, CBC arts reporter Lisa Christiansen and music journalist A. Harmony join host Tom Power to talk about Morrissey's new covers album, California Son.

In the past few years, the former lead singer of The Smiths has made headlines for his controversial and inflammatory comments, which puts his fans in a difficult spot. Is Morrissey ruining the legacy of The Smiths, or can we keep the past separate from the present? The q This panel shares their thoughts.

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Morrissey, la pop star, qui est enragé, drôle, franc, est une anomalie, appelant aux contradictions et hypocrisies dans la culture, mais il semble qu’il soit constamment réprimandé dans la presse et sur les réseaux sociaux parce qu’il parle honnêtement et ne croit pas au récit généralement admis du gay de chez Applebee.
DEEP PURPLE Singer IAN GILLAN On Former UK Prime Minister DAVID CAMERON Naming THE SMITHS As His Favourite Band -"I Just Imagined MORRISSEY, Sort Of Pulling His Nose Off"; Video -


Deep Purple were honored with the International Achievement award at the 2019 Ivor Novello songwriting awards, held Thursday night (May 23) at Grosvenor House in London, England. NME caught up with singer Ian Gillan on the red carpet. Watch the video below:

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