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Update 2/10, 9:40AM PT:

Marco writes:

São Paulo now is confirmed to go on sale on The original venue scheduled, Espaço das Américas, was confirmed to hold the concert.

Note - this contradicts the previous story that stated the venue had changed.

9 February 2012

Morrissey will play in Belo Horizonte on Wednesday, March 7, at Chevrolet Hall. This will replace the show at Porto Alegre which became logistically impossible. Also, Morrissey regrets that projected dates in New Zealand have once again been scrapped due to poor offers from local promoters.
Marco writes:

Hello, Morrissey is confirmed to play Belo Horizonte on March 7th, instead of Porto Alegre. I dunno, what happened with the Porto Alegre date. The venue is Chevrolet Hall and tickets will go on sale friday, priced (in Reais) Stand R$ 120,00, Seat R$ 60.

The story is here in a local newspaper and officially at the Malab (the local producer) twitter account and facebook as well.!/malabproducoes
Julie's blog has a very interesting interview with Mark Nevin.

Fifteen Minutes with… Mark Nevin, Morrissey’s co-writer on ‘Kill Uncle’. - @marriedtothemoz

Also posted by MORRIZSEY in the forums (original post):

Mark E. Nevin in Kirsty MacColl Feature
Mark E. Nevin speaks of Kirsty MacColl collaboration influence:
The Single File: Kirsty MacColl, “My Affair” - A.V.Club


Nevin—who kindly agreed to reminiscence a bit about the song for The A.V. Club—recalled that their method of musical collaboration was inspired by MacColl’s observations of the way Morrissey and Johnny Marr worked together. “It wasn’t in the old fashioned,...
“@KCMANC: I'm currently working on a special#Morrissey picture disc for Record Store Day. V ltd edition obviously. *@Tim_Burgess @RecordStoreDay”

I don't go on twitter alot but I did just stumble across this just posted by photographer Kevin Cummins...
An anonymous person writes:

The Smiths on, eh, "Love - The Essential Ballads" from Warners / Rhino !

Amazon UK
Track 24

CD 1 Track 19

Alain Whyte has just posted on Facebook how honoured he was to have had a part in a track on her new album. Doesn't say with production, writing, or playing, but had a part.
Gavin writes:

"Weekender" is a well established indie music night in Cologne, Germany, which takes place at the Tsunami club in the city's "Südstadt". On Friday the 10th of February it will be hosting a special Smiths and Morrissey event, playing many, many, many songs from throughout the great man's illustrious career. Doors open at 23:00 and should you wish to know more, there is a little more information to be found on the venue's own website:

Has he actually signed a deal with Penguin yet?

Op-Ed: Morrissey to publish his autobiography in 2012 - Digital Journal
By Tim Sandle, Feb 5, 2012


The singer-songwriter Morrissey, and former front man of the indie band The Smiths, is set to publish his autobiography in December 2012. Known for his witty refrains in both his lyrics and interview comments, an intriguing work is anticipated.

Morrissey, who made a series of seminal albums with The Smiths as the bands lead singer and lyricist as well as several solo artists, has agreed a publishing deal with Penguin books and will be one of several music-linked autobiographies published this year.