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Hors série spécial Manchester, aujourd'hui en kiosque - Les Inrocks


Here it is, it is the month of February: one has more right to officially wish a happy new year. The party is over. Fortunately, today issued the Inrockuptibles Occasional dedicated to Manchester. World capital of rock, cradle of musical revivals among the most fascinating recent decades, the city of Morrissey is still central to all expectations. And it is not these hooligans WU LYF that would contradict us. Unless this is for fun not to agree.

Contents of this special issue, we will find the intimate story of Jean-Daniel Beauvallet, editor and adventurer Inrocks to Manchester United in the years of legend. We understand how Manchester has done well out of punk to redefine the codes of pop. We will see through the eye of the photographer Kevin Cummins,...
Lima ticket sales break record -

11 February 2012

According to articles published today on the websites of the Peruvian newspapers El Comercio and Diario Correo, 40% of the tickets for Morrissey's Lima date were sold in seven hours, breaking a sales record.
Nicky Wire speaks about his love of John Lydon and Morrissey - Electric Banana

Nicky Wire has spoken of his love for lyricists such as Morrissey and John Lydon.

The Manic Street Preachers bassist revealed that the Sex Pistols ‘God Save the Queen’ featured his favourite lyrics, adding that the lyrics by John Lydon (aka Jonny Rotten) are what made the song so special.

Speaking about the famous anti-monarchist lyrics to the NME, Wire said: “‘When there’s no future how can there be sin? / We’re the flowers in the dustbin / We’re the poison in your human machine / We’re the future, your future,’ it’s still so powerful, so situationist and so real. For that to come from a 20-year-old John Lydon is quite staggering, really.”

Nicky also added that he was greatly influenced by The Smiths’ Morrissey and the poems of Philip Larkin.

He said: “I was really good at...
Reported by IndieWire and ScreenDaily

Jessica Brown-Findlay, James Frecheville & More To Star In Smiths Comedy 'Shoplifters Of The World'; Russell Brand Also Eyed For Role - IndieWire

Kijak's Smiths comedy attracts hot young cast including Jessica Brown-Findlay - ScreenDaily
10 February, 2012 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: Shoplifters of the World to be directed by Stephen Kijak and produced by Lorianne Hall.


The film, set to start shooting in June, has clearance to use more than 20 songs of The Smiths.
Online magazine video interview at IGUITARMAG.COM

Video interview is in two parts, click on 'Read it here' on the main page then turn to page 8

Direct link to interactive magazine:
iGuitar issue 7 - Johnny Marr

An anonymous person writes:

This was printed in The Dallas Morning News today: Thursday Feb 9th.

Booth is know for his insightful portraits of rock and roll personalities including Andy Warhol , The Rolling Stones, David Bowie ,Morrissey even literary hero David Sedaris. Through Feb. 21 st at the Belmont Hotel 1 ft. Worth avenue Dallas tx.
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