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David Walliams co-hosted The Chris Evans Breakfast Show this morning on BBC2 and he had a nice story about having dinner with Morrissey at Jonathan Ross' house:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b00xnhnx/The_Chris_Evans_Breakfast_Show_04_02_2011

From app. 1.39.26 - 1.44.42 (including First Of The Gang To Die)
An anonymous person writes:

"The Very Best of Morrissey" is due for 28 March release according to Amazon UK, one week after Glamorous Glue CD Single release

So, no Arsenal reissue!​
Cancer Research UK are selling this on ebay, if anyone's interested;

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This is a never before seen image, shot in 1997 for Melody Maker. The image was shot on Mamiya RZ67, on colour film and cross processed. “The double exposed image involves Morrissey changing chairs, back and forth about 60 times...which he was happy to do.”

Morrissey began a solo career, making the top ten of the UK Singles Chart in the United Kingdom on ten occasions. Widely regarded as an important innovator in indie music, Morrissey has been described by music magazine NME as "one of the most influential artists ever," and The...
A mysterious Tweet from Johnny Marr last night - "Am giving back to the acoustic guitar for a BBC show at the very cool Blueprint Studios Manchester. Playing Unhappy Birthday and Queen Bitch"

followed by...

"A documentary about acoustic guitar transmitted in Spring."
Yes for my first post on the all new style forum I thought I'd share this amazing exclusive piece of information.

Bowman's son is a Morrissey fan - UK Press Association

Edith Bowman has revealed her two-year-old son Rudy is "obsessed" with Morrissey.

Despite the 49 year age difference between the singer and Rudy, the BBC Radio 1 DJ admitted to her offspring's unusual choice of music.

"He's obsessed with Morrissey and he loves telling people things," she told New!
"[He is] bonkers. He doesn't stop. He's definitely got a personality and an opinion. When Tom [Smith, Edith's partner] got home last week, Rudy spent 20 minutes reintroducing him to everything in the room."

Edith said she has no immediate plans to get married to Editors frontman Tom, her boyfriend of five years.

"I don't want it to feel like a reaction to having a baby....​
Vu writes:

I don't know if this qualifies as news, but I recently reviewed the This Day in Led Zeppelin iPhone/iPad application and noted that I would really love a Smiths version. The creator of the app, Neil Cossar, told me that they are currently working on This Day in The Beatles and This Day in Pink Floyd, and following those two is This Day in the Smiths. If the Led Zeppelin trivia is any indication, I'm really looking forward to a Smiths version.​