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Torr writes:

Guy Pratt talks about the week he spent in The Smiths. The portion where he talks about his week in The Smiths starts at the 11min mark:

http://www.wordmagazine.co.uk/content/its-basscast

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Broadcast on thursday is a short interview with the above mentioned who is now residing in Ireland.

http://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html#!rii=9:3173234:4502:19-01-2012:



Rogan suggests and update to "The Severed Alliance" this year. Smiths related content starts at about 6:30 into the broadcast.
Some more Tour News from TTY:

Statement
20 January 2012

Morrissey will play Lima Jockey Club in Peru on February 29th.
This will be Morrissey's first ever concert in Peru.
Morrissey is now confirmed to play the Vina del Mar Festival in Chile on February 24. Morrissey will also play in Santiago on February 26 at the Movistar Arena.
Shows in Colombia and Argentina are expected to be announced next week.
Full details of Morrissey's Japanese tour for April will be announced on January 27th by promoters in Japan.
Statement - true-to-you.net
15 January 2012

Morrissey will travel to Japan in April where he will undertake ten concerts. It will be the most detailed tour of Japan ever undertaken by Morrissey.
There are plans to follow the Japanese tour with concerts in Thailand, the Philippines and New Zealand.

Full details of the Japanese tour are expected to be announced within the next week.

Also in April, EMI Records will issue the single 'Suedehead', as remixed by Ron and Russell Mael. The single is 3:35 in length, and will be issued as a CD release and a 10" picture disc, both using previously unseen photographs of Morrissey.
An important Chilean newspaper just confirmed today that Morrissey will be the Anglo star of the Viña del Mar Festival, Chile, 2012.

Morrissey cierra con el Festival de Viña y se convierte en la figura anglo del certamen - La Tercera

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Ok. The Viña del Mar Festival is the most popular music festival in Chile (And I dare to say of South America). The newspaper here (radio and TV) confirm that Morrissey is the Anglo Star hidden (the surprise). They also say that Moz agreed this week to visit Chile.

He will close the third night of the Festival, around the midnight here, and they ensure that it will be a 15 song setlist.

ALSO, the didn't confirm, but they said that the managers of Moz visit are planning a second presentation in Santiago, Chile...
Morrissey Joins BUAV to End Cruel Animal Tests for Cosmetics - PR Newswire Europe

Excerpt:

The BUAV [the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection - http://www.buav.org/about-us/our-history] is delighted to have the support of legendary singer Morrissey for its No Cruel Cosmetics campaign to end animal testing for new cosmetics sold in the European Union.

Morrissey said, "Say no to injecting, force-feeding or forcing animals to inhale substances for a new lipstick or shampoo. Please join me in signing the BUAV No Cruel Cosmetics petition to stop the sale of new animal tested cosmetics in the EU."

Morrissey joins a number of high profile celebrities to sign the No Cruel Cosmetics petition, including Sir Paul McCartney, Sienna Miller, Jodie Kidd, Jenny Seagrove and Kimberly Wyatt...

...The BUAV Chief Executive, Michelle Thew, stated: "We are delighted that Morrissey is helping the BUAV save...