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"Brandon Flowers and co. were left to close out the LA show

The Killers covered The Smiths‘ ‘This Charming Man’ at KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas concert last night, after Morrissey cancelled his headline set."

http://www.nme.com/news/music/kille...ng-man-morrissey-cancels-headline-set-2170266

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New promo video for 'The Priest' plus interview, in which the interviewer tries and fails to interest Johnny in Morrissey's politics:“I don’t really care about it very much. I really don’t. It’s just a kind of story for other people. Genuinely, it’s, like, who cares?”

Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake: ‘You can’t avoid homelessness in Manchester. It touched us both’ - The Guardian

Excerpt:

Of late, the political gap between him and his former creative partner in the Smiths has become increasingly obvious. Marr says he was “crushed and heartbroken” by the vote for Brexit, whereas Morrissey seemed to rejoice in it. Though Marr has remained firmly on the political left, Morrissey now seems to champion the reactionary right. How does he feel about the fact that they have seemingly ended up at opposite ends of the political...


What Morrissey and his Mexican fans tell us about music fandom | Gabriel Avalos | TEDxWhitneyHigh

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Published on Sep 8, 2017

"Every once and a while there is a certain artist and their fan following that breaks these conventional rules. They actually end up reversing the roles and instead the fans end up defining the artist.” Gabriel Avalos is currently a junior at Whitney High School where he is constantly busy and trying to do it all. He has a passion for politics and is involved with the Association of Latin American Students, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, and Junior State of America. When not working with those clubs or doing something for school, he is always listening to music. Gabriel's favorite artists range from The Beatles to Arcade Fire, David Bowie to Kanye West, Radiohead to Neutral Milk Hotel, and even My Bloody Valentine to Carly Rae Jepsen. If you're interested in listening to some of the music by Morrissey...
A brief advert/discussion about Ryan Adam's favourite track on the reissue via The Smiths Official:





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Kit Harrington crowned worst-dressed man - RTE Ireland

Excerpt:

Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington has been crowned worst-dressed man, topping the list for 2018 in a GQ magazine poll.

Worst-Dressed

1. Kit Harington
2. Paul Merton
3. Shmee150
4. Jacob Rees-Mogg
5. Morrissey
6. PewDiePie
7. Louis Theroux
8. Marshmello
9. Elon Musk
10. Joe Wicks
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This may be old news. If so please delete. I searched but nothing came up.

Just stumbled across this on Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Many-Faces...F8&qid=1511397343&sr=1-24&keywords=The+smiths

It's a compilation of sorts with some tracks by The Smiths, some covers by others, some tracks unrelated to The Smiths and some featuring Johnny Marr or Andy Rourke. Take a look https://www.elcorteingles.es/musica/A24416034-the-many-faces-of-the-smiths-3-cd/

The Boy Done Good (Feat. Johnny Marr) - Billy Bragg
Don't Stop Now (Feat. Johnny Marr) - Crowded House
Curvy (Feat. Andy Rourke & Dolores O'Riordan) - D.A.R.K.
Shirley (Feat. & Prod. By Johnny Marr) - Billy Bragg
Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't 've) - Buzzcocks
Even A Child (Feat. Johnny Marr) - Crowded House
Ain't Bin To No Music School- The Nosebleeds
Steal You Away (Feat. Andy Rourke & Dolores O'Riordan) - D.A.R.K.
Kinnel Tommy - Ed Banger...