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Simon writes:

A member of The Cure is an executive producer on the new Moz biopic!

Roger is an executive producer of 'England is Mine' - Chain Of Flowers



Roger is listed as an executive producer of the new unauthorized Morrissey biopic, 'England is Mine'.

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Roger at the premiere of 'England is Mine' at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on July 2nd, 2017. Thanks, @fmjews74.
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How two businessmen who started their company in bedroom built £60m empire on people's sexual happiness - The Mirror
Neal Slateford and Richard Longhurst are the duo behind online sex toy retailer Lovehoney
Pete writes:

We are the Lost Weekend, from Berlin CT USA, and we are gigantic Morrissey fans...

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gharte writes:

Up and coming Irish star David Keenan visits Salford Lads Club before supporting James in front of 8,000 at Castlefield Bowl.

23 year old up and coming singer songwriter David Keenan from Dundalk whose debut single "Cobwebs" reached Number 1 in the Irish singer/songwriter charts quotes Morrissey outside The Salford Lads Club: "Grabbed you by the gilded beams, that's what tradition means. And now 18 months hard labour seems fair enough."

Dylan Gill
I don't meant to change the subject here but... sooooomebody once told me:

Morrissey is a fan of Smash Mouth, apparently - NME
The two acts recently played a show together in Mexico

Excerpt:

Morrissey is a fan of ‘All Star’ hitmakers Smash Mouth, according to the band themselves at least.

The US band recently spoke to Stereogum to mark their 20th anniversary as a band, when they revealed that they once met the former Smiths frontman and that he was “very complimentary” about them.



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Via James Maker's FB:
(Text included as this type of post tends to vanish eventually).

Statement: 'ENGLAND IS MINE' (film)

According to the trailer of 'England Is Mine', Morrissey was an autistic, retiring creature with both curly hair and a natural crimp, who had to be physically pushed into becoming a singer by a well-meaning friend (one who did not actually communicate with Morrissey throughout The Smiths' success). Worse, they have put him in a green duffle coat and given him not one line of the Morrissyean wit we have all come to know. It is not a biopic, but historical fiction. A strange move, considering that those formative years have been so abundantly well-documented.

I knew him then, and I knew the house at 384 Kings Road. Morrissey’s mother should sue the filmmakers on their misrepresentation of her curtaining, alone. But the fact is, this is not Morrissey. The premise that if Morrissey could be a singer, then anybody could, is disingenuous, and rather insulting to...