Other People/Bands

Other People/Bands

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JODIE COMER - Interview Magazine


Now film directors are sending their own admiring missives Comer's way. Her next film is Steven, a drama revolving around the pre-fame years of legendary musician Morrissey. "I play Christine, who works in the tax office with Steven," she explains. "She's very narrow-minded and doesn't think before she speaks, and he's this serious guy into all this weird music. She takes a shine to him, but he can't stand her really." It's hard to imagine even an enigmatic figure like Morrissey rebuffing her.
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Jessica Brown Findlay Blooms Beyond 'Downton Abbey' - Culture Trip


CT: In England Is Mine, you play Morrissey’s friend Linder Sterling, who was a visionary figure on the Manchester punk scene—and who wore a meat dress years before Lady Gaga did. She must have been exciting to play.

JBF: It was a really exciting journey, a wonderful job. It was exhilarating looking at her work. She was an artist, a feminist, an influence on so many people. Brilliant. But the main thing going on in the film is her friendship with Morrissey. The story ends at the very beginning of The Smiths. It’s less “Morrissey” and more...
This season, the English Premier League team West Bromwich Albion, have been using a very imaginative idea for the front cover of their match day programmes.
They have been using players to reproduce well known album covers and one such programme, against Swansea in December, saw The Smiths 'Hatful Of Hollow' being given the cover treatment.
Here are a few examples of albums sampled so far, including HOH.

West Brom Have Best Programme Covers In Football - Profit Accumulator

Jukebox ''Come On City'' Jury :thumb:
Ex-Fairground Attraction star Mark Nevin talks Bowie, band break-ups and cults - Hampstead Highgate Express


"Then as he posted the final tape from his local Chalk Farm postbox, who should walk by but the ex Smiths frontman.

I introduced myself and he went bright red and said ‘thank you, see you in the studio in two weeks’. It was weird writing songs by post before I had even met him but it worked in a weird way. When we started recording (1991’s Kill Uncle album) I didn’t even know what the songs were. Then he starts singing ‘I’m going to be sick over your frankly vulgar red pullover’ and we (the band) were laughing so much there were tears running down our faces.”

Even better was when Bowie himself asked to cover the Morrissey/Nevin track I Know It’s Gonna Happen Someday.

“I was with Kirsty MacColl in L.A on the roof of the...
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Listen to Ryan Adams play ‘Who Said It: Donald Trump or Morrissey?’ - NME


Ryan Adams plays a game called ‘Who Said It: Donald Trump or Morrissey?’ during the first episode of his new Beats 1 show.

The first episode of Adams’ new show The Midnight Wave, which the singer-songwriter describes as “like Wayne’s World, but for real”, aired on Sunday (February 19).

During the show, Adams introduced a quiz game called ‘Who Said It: Donald Trump or Morrissey?’, in which you have to guess which individual said a series of statements. He went on to suggest that the game could be a regular feature on the show.

Listen here.
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Here is the promo video - featuring Andy Rourke and Craig Gannon. You know what -I actually like this!

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