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Dylan Jones claims in his article for Mail Online, that the character of 'Pansy' Peter Latimer who starred in Roll on Four O' Clock, a 1970 TV play based in a Manchester School, not only influenced Morrissey but many 'emo' figures after him, as the archetype of the Neurotic Boy Outsider:

It's called 'When Rock Goes Acoustic' and will air on BBC4 this friday. He's going to play 'Unhappy Birthday'.

I hope someone can record it and upload the portion with Johnny in it!
http://true-to-you.net/morrissey_news_110901_01

dates are up:

US:

Thursday November 10
CHICAGO IL
Congress Theater

Monday November 14
SAN ANTONIO TX
Majestic Theater

Tuesday November 15
AUSTIN TX
Bass Hall

Thursday November 17
DALLAS TX
McFarlin Memorial Auditorium

Saturday November 19
SANTA FE NM
Santa Fe Center

Sunday November 20
PHOENIX AZ
Orpheum Theater

Tuesday November 22
ESCONDIDO CA
Center for the Arts

Friday November 25
LAS VEGAS NV
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Saturday November 26
LOS ANGELES CA
Shrine Auditorium

Monday November 28
POMONA CA
Fox Theater

Thursday December 1
OAKLAND CA
Fox Theater

MEXICO:

December

5 MONTERREY arena (7,200)

7 MEXICO CITY plaza condesa (1,800)
8 MEXICO CITY plaza condesa (1,800)

10 PUEBLA siglo XX1 (4,700)

12 GUADALAJARA diana (2,200)
13 GUADALAJARA diana (2,200)...
The album, and Morrissey's endorsement, was slated in the Observer yesterday:

Young the Giant: Young the Giant – review by Paul Mardles (2 of 5 stars)

As his regard for bands such as the long-forgotten Bradford and the thuggish Cockney Rejects attests, Morrissey has never been the greatest judge of talent. The latest recipients of his praise are Young the Giant, a California five-piece whose derivative indie rock is as tame as much of Mozzer's own recent work. Sometimes they sound like an anaemic Coldplay; at others they're a sweatier version of the Shins. Frontman Sameer Gadhia has a distinctive voice but, aside from the radiant "Apartment", even he can't furnish Young the Giant's debut with a spirit that is unmistakably their own
Statement - true-to-you.net

28 August 2011

From the recent tour, Morrissey lists his most enjoyable nights as:

1. Vienna, Austria
2. Warsaw, Poland
3. Berlin, Germany
4. London Palladium, England
5. Isle Of Man
6. Bradford, England
7. Hawick, Scotland
8. Plymouth, England
9. Krakow, Poland
10. Eindhoven, Holland


...and I was there in Vienna, whoo!!
An anonymous person writes:

The Smiths Complete boxset is the lead review in the reissues section of Uncut, in an indie packed month that also sees reviews of the 20th anniversary edition of Nirvana's Nevermind and a reissue of The Jesus and Mary Chain's back catalogue. The 2 page feature includes a classic early picture of the band.

http://true-to-you.net/morrissey_news_110828_01
28 August 2011

Final details of all Morrissey live dates for November in the U.S will be announced on True-To-You on Thursday September 1st. Tickets will go on sale on Friday September 9th.

The U.S tour will be immediately followed by Mexico, where concerts will take place in Monterrey, Guadalajara, Puebla and Mexico City.

Morrissey will also appear on two U.S television shows, details of which will be included in the September 1st news release.
Message - true-to-you.net

"25 August 2011

The William Morris Agency are due to announce the full itinerary of Morrissey's November-December concerts for both the US and Mexico. Morrissey has been attending the Wellington Hospital in London for treatment for his right index finger, which remains broken. Morrissey was bitten by a dog in June."