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Post your info and reviews related to this concert in the comments section below. Other links (photos, external reviews, etc.) related to this concert will also be compiled in this section as they are sent in.
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Post your info and reviews related to this concert in the comments section below. Other links (photos, external reviews, etc.) related to this concert will also be compiled in this section as they are sent in.
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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...
Remembering when Kurt Cobain sang "Smells Like Teen Spirit" in the style of Morrissey, 1991 - Far Out Magazine
LEE THOMAS-MASON
NOVEMBER 11, 2017

Excerpt:

In a biography about Kurt Cobain written by Charles Cross, titled Heavier than Heaven, the journalist confirmed Cobain’s ploy”

“Kurt hatched a plan with Novoselic and Grohl to make a mockery of their performance. As the backing track played, Kurt sang the vocals in a slowed-down, almost Vegas-like lounge version; he was attempting, he later claimed, to sound like Morrissey.”

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As mentioned by 'anon' in the SER website thread - here are further details:
(book image is lousy on Amazon).

Initial Waterstones link from anon:
https://www.waterstones.com/book/morrissey/kevin-cummins/9781788400237
Blackwells:
https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/Morrissey-by-Kevin-Cummins/9781788400237
More detailed Amazon links:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/1788400232/
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1788400232/
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150+ photographs in a 'coffee table' book.
256 pages.
Regards,
FWD.