Morrissey-solo

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Update (May 29, 11:20 AM PT):

Bret posted a follow-up blog with mostly attacks on personal appearances of fans:

The Morrissey Solo Loony Forum: Chinese Whispers & Kleenex
Posted on Sunday May 29 18:31:00 BST 2011

* For those who actually care about factual details I am 41, not "50-something".


David Bret posted the link to his blog post on the Morrissey-solo Facebook page:

The Morrissey Solo Forum: You Don't Have To Be Intellectually Challenged, But It Helps - David Bret's blog
Posted on Saturday May 28 18:38:00 BST 2011

Now let me get one thing straight. Not ALL Morrissey fans are fruit-loops. In my time I have met...
A small article by Keith Barker-Main was in the London Metro today (May 27).

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Q: Happily, you seem to have gotten over that nunnish phase.

A: [Laughs] Yeah. After I stopped doing drugs I started to fuck like a bunny! Before that I suffered from years of celibacy. I was on this whole Morrissey kick, no masturbation, no romance, no nothing! The store was completely closed. My self-imposed chastity was only scheduled to last for two years, but it went on for three years, eight months and six days.




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http://www.thefix.com/content/courtney-love-interview?page=all
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Thanks to Dickie for spotting this on Twitter.

This may not mean much to non-UK people, but he's well known as the bad boy of English football, and his favourite song is a bit of a surprise...

There's more in this post by Boethius here, by the way, from a couple of weeks ago, which I'm ashamed to say I missed:

Imagine my surprise when my eyes settled, whilst reading an article regarding the Newcastle United footballer Joey Barton in the June edition of Esquire, upon the following;-

"....(Uncle) Tom ignited his nephew's passion for music, and Joey has fond memories of lying on a bed, listening to the Smiths on Tom's stereo."

Those of you familiar with Mr Barton's escapades may well share my amazement. Furthermore, the article is accompanied by a photograph of Mr...​
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"OSCILLATE WILDLY" at GALLERY BAR
A Monthly Smiths & Morrissey Tribute Night & Dance Party. (Is it really so strange?)

Next edition: Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the gorgeous GALLERY BAR Art & Private Event Space (Lower level)

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Calling all charming men & unruly girls who will not settle down! Join scores of sweet and tender hooligans as headmaster DJ Ceremony spins a vehement all-night Smiths & Morrissey tribute dance party including classics, deep cuts, & new releases (-'cause I really do love them; does that sound mad?). Also featuring UK, Northern Songs, Britpop, & Manchester. 21 & up.

• Special guest Moz-themed go-go by the beautiful Annika: 11:30+
• Film screening in rear lounge: "A Taste Of Honey", 1961
• $5 cover (E-mail host for limited comp. guest list)

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 — 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Venue: Gallery Bar (lower level) — 120 Orchard...
Lokerse Feesten 2011

Morrissey will be performing at the Lokerse Feesten on August 4 2011. Tickets already online at www.lokersefeesten.be.

Jaren hebben we er stiekem van gedroomd. Maanden hebben we er aan gewerkt. Weken hebben we op een antwoord gewacht. Nachten hebben we er wakker van gelegen.

Maar soms komen dromen uit en wint de aanhouder want - Hij komt: MORRISSEY zal op donderdag 4 augustus voor het eerst (als solo-artiest) op een Belgisch festivalpodium staan, in een exclusieve show voor België, Frankrijk en Luxemburg! Well you don't need to look so pleased.

De voorverkoop voor 4 augustus (met naast Morrissey o.m. ook 2MANYDJS LIVE en GOGOL BORDELLO) start meteen, via www.lokersefeesten.be.
Update 8:35 AM PT:

sistasheila posts the link to the additional dates and artwork at true-to-you.net:

Austria, Poland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Holland dates

Additional dates:

21 July VIENNA (Austria) Konzerthaus
29 July DUBLIN (Ireland) Vicar Street
1 Aug ISLE OF MAN Douglas Royal Hall
5 Aug EINDHOVEN (Holland) Muziekgebouw

An anonymous person also writes:

According to Entertainment.ie Morrisey will be playing Dublin's (tiny) Vicar Street venue on 29 July. Tickets priced €48 go on sale at 9am this Monday.

Morrissey Announces Vicar St Show



Tomi posted in the forums (original post):
Morrissey to play in Berlin
Here are the details
18.07.2011 Mo. Berlin / Zitadelle Spandau – interesting...​
Panic! At The Disco covered The Smiths "How Soon Is Now?" last night (May 22) at The House of Blues in Boston saying that The Smiths are their favorite band, good cover version.