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Deanna Delamotta: Time for city to give Morrissey his due - is The Queen Is Dead the best album of all time? - Manchester Evening News blog

June 23, 2011

This month marks the 25th anniversary of The Queen Is Dead, but don’t expect Morrissey to celebrate the release of the album despite the indie music intelligentsia (and David Cameron) hailing it as the best album of all time.
HOP FARM FESTIVAL

Huge Discounts to see

PRINCE, MORRISSEY, LOU REED, THE EAGLES, BRANDON FLOWERS, BRYAN FERRY & More

Friday - £50 (Was £70)
Saturday - £50 (Was £70)
Sunday - £50 (Was £70)

3 day ticket without camping - £120 (was £180)

Starts 9AM
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Posted by Richey - available at SeeTickets, Ticketmaster, LastMinute, HMV - anywhere basically.
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An anonymous person writes:

According to the head Polecat via Facebook, Boz Boorer has confirmed that both "Action is my Middle Name" and "The Kid's a Looker" are Boz co-writes while "People are the Same Everywhere" is a Tobias composition.

No Alain songs yet!​
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I've written my account of the ten days I spent following The Smiths around Scotland in September/October 1985, which may be of some interest to readers of Morrissey-Solo.

Back To The Old House – The Smiths’ Scottish Tour 1985 - Jocknroll Ain't Noise Pollution

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Stephen sends the links:

Iconic image: The Smiths outside Salford Lads club - The Independent
By Matilda Battersby

The Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead' shots by Stephen Wright - NME.com
This week's issue of NME marks the 25th anniversary of the release of The Smiths' classic 1986 album 'The Queen Is Dead'. We've collected together some classic photographs of the band from that time taken by rock photographer Stephen Wright - have a click to see some of his best shots and read what he had to say


Also, from Uncleskinny:

THE QUEEN IS DEAD INSIDE LP SLEEVE PROOF - VERY RARE - eBay auction
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