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Update (Feb. 21, 5:45PM PT):

Link posted in the comments from klaus - article (PDF attached) with a few more photos in La Tercera.

Morrissey llega a Santiago y pide hacer un show sin interrupciones - La Tercera(PDF)

Update (Feb. 21, 9:20AM PT):

Link posted in the comments from _jpgo with more photos (10 total):

Morrissey y Perales inician arribo de las figuras extranjeras al Festival - emol.com
El británico estará toda la semana ensayando en Santiago, mientras que el español partió directamente a Viña del Mar, tras aterrizar esta mañana.



Marisol writes:

This video is quite good and it came out today after a note in a local news show:
Press release:

Fans of The Smiths will be familiar with the iconic photograph of the band standing outside Salford Lads Club.

It was taken by Stephen Wright, in September 1985, and used as the gatefold artwork for the band’s penultimate album The Queen Is Dead, which was released in June 1986.

Since then Salford Lads Club has seen thousands of the band’s fans turn up from all over the world to take pictures, recreate the famous pose and so on. Stephen Wright has done a number of charity recreations, with fans making a modest donation to charity in return for having their pic taken by the man who shot The Smiths in Salford.

On 3 March, which is a little under two weeks’ time, Stephen will once again be at Salford Lads Club and has put out a call for Smiths fans – ideally with Morrissey-esque quiffs, and/or tattoos – to turn up for a special photo call to shoot their portraits

The shots will go toward an exhibition and a selection included with some of his “ antique” shots of...
Miguel Erre cover of The Smiths song "There Is A Light..."
made on fruityloops 404 i hope you like it. Smiths and Morrissey are de OST of my life.

http://www.goear.com/listen/79dd9d4/there-is-a-light-that-never-goes-out-miguel-erre
Update on TTY:

Singapore venue
18 February 2012

Due to larger interest than expected, promoters in Singapore have switched the venue to Fort Canning Park for Morrissey's show on 8 May.
Show de Morrissey no Brasil será transmitido ao vivo pela internet - Tenho Mais Discos Que Amigos!

Excerpt / Google translation:

The Live Music Festival Rocks announced that the Morrissey's show, which takes place on March 11 in Sao Paulo, will be broadcast live over the internet.
Ok, the Osaka date has been decided.

4/30 Zepp Namba (Osaka)

Only one date has been announced in todays Creativeman newsletter but the homepage has not been updated yet...
Not sure if we can expect more dates.

Edit:
Date has been announced on the homepage now.
Presale for club members starts already in 3 hours...
http://www.creativeman.co.jp/artist/2012/04morrissey/
Roo writes:

Nice piece on the Guardian website about the Dream Academy cover of Please, Please... and a bit of debate as to the best Smiths cover out there:

Old Music: The Dream Academy – Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want (Instrumental) - by Stuart Goodwin, The Guardian

The best cover of this Smiths classic dispenses with the vocal entirely. And don't you dare mention the John Lewis ad
Singapore and Jakarta dates; tour update - true-to-you.net
14 February 2012

Morrissey is confirmed to play

8 May SINGAPORE
Kallang Theater (capacity 1,700)
seats only

10 May JAKARTA, Indonesia
Tennis Indoor Theater (capacity 4,700)
standing only

Confirmations of shows in the Philippines and Hawaii are expected this week.