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Morrissey wades into Falklands row - The Sun

SINGER Morrissey has waded into the Falklands feud declaring to his fans in Argentina that the Islands belong to them.

Also:
Interesting read..sorry if this has been discussed already. I don't read the board much anymore. The comment Morrissey is the new George Lucas made me laugh..

Quotes from the Steve Hoffman Music Forum in the thread "Morrissey - Viva Hate (re release) (Mar. 26, 2012)":

by frank010:
"When EMI agreed to reissue the back catalogue , Viva Hate was meant to get a deluxe reissue, with or two bonus discs, including the full Wolverhampton gig. Plans were radically downscaled. "

also by frank010:
"By the way, this is ALL Moz's doing, not the record company's.

"Kill Uncle, Your Arsenal and Vauxhall And I are due a reissue later this year. I really hope he doesn't mess with those, especially the last two, which are his best solo albums.

Again, these...
The "This Charming Man" multitrack files have been extracted from Rock Band (similar to "Stop Me..." previously).

Download/info posted by dirtee rephlex in the forums.
Stefanos from TheCoverLovers blog sends the press release:

Last fall, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of The Smiths classic album The Queen Is Dead we released The Queen Is 25 tribute album, comprising mostly of Greek artists covering the songs of The Smiths' most extraordinary album.

This Wednesday, March 7th, 2012, we celebrate our blog's 3rd birthday with a Smiths party at the Gagarin205 Live Music Space in Athens.

Many artists from the original TQI25 compilation plus some exciting new artists of the Greek alternative scene will cover The Queen Is Dead in its entirety, live on stage. There will also be Smiths related DJ sets by Anthony Flipside, Th. Kanellopoulos and P. Menegos....
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Update Mar. 1, 10:00 AM PT:

Death Disco posted the link in the forums (original post):

Johnny Marr: 'I'll reform The Smiths when the government steps down' - NME.com

Excerpt:

When asked if the band's enduring popularity had ever made him tempted to speak to Smiths' frontman Morrissey about the prospect of a reunion, he replied: "I don't not speak to him, because that implies a certain standoff or whatever.

"He's doing his thing and I'm doing mine, and we go through periods of time when we're in communication and at times when we're not," he continued. "I'm not sure he wants to communicate, so I'll just carry on doing what I'm doing, and live my life and be a musician."

He went on to add: "We won't be reforming this week. Maybe if the government stepped down. If this government stepped down, I'll reform the band....
UPDATE Mar. 2, 9:40AM PT:
Waiting for confirmation -- rumored dates:
18th Maui
19th Oahu

UPDATE Mar. 1, 6:15PM PT:


Posted in the comments by Darrell_Tyler:

Well, hope this show wasn't just a rumour, as it has now been removed from the HNLNOW site, and it is not listed on Bamp Projects site also. I emailed Bamp, but didn't get a response yet. Let's just hope the announcement for ticket sales comes soon!

Morrissey at Kakaako Waterfront Park
- HNLnow

Kakaako Waterfront Park
May 19, 2012

BAMP Project presents Morrissey in his first ever appearance in Hawaii. Don't miss this amazing show! Morrissey performs at Kaka'ako Waterfront Park on May 19th at 6pm.