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  1. Johan de Witt

    Article: Slow Moving Millie's cover of "Please, Please, Please..." enters the UK Top 40 at #36; orig

    At number 36! From Music Week: Under the guise of Slow Moving Millie, singer/actress Amelia Warner's cover of The Smiths' Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want is the fourth cover commissioned by high street chain John Lewis to make the Top 40 in two years. Ellie Goulding reached...
  2. Johan de Witt

    Please, Please, Please enters the UK Single Top 40!

    At number 36! From Music Week: Under the guise of Slow Moving Millie, singer/actress Amelia Warner's cover of The Smiths' Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want is the fourth cover commissioned by high street chain John Lewis to make the Top 40 in two years. Ellie Goulding reached...
  3. Johan de Witt

    Eindhoven August 5th, Moz/Smiths party

    The traditional Morrissey/Smiths afterparty will be held at the renowned De Effenaar this year, a couple of minutes away from Muziekgebouw: http://www.effenaar.nl/agenda/6982 Doors open: 11 pm!
  4. Johan de Witt

    "Glamorous Glue" enters at #69 in UK singles chart

    Perhaps not surprisingly his worst performing single ever, and his third successive single to miss the UK Top 40. 1 1 5 LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock Party Rock Anthem 2 N 1 Wretch 32 feat. Example Unorthodox 3 2 4 Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull On The Floor 4 58 3 Tracy Chapman Fast...
  5. Johan de Witt

    Glamorous Glue enters at 69 in UK charts

    Perhaps not surprisingly his worst performing single ever, and his third successive single to miss the UK Top 40. 1 1 5 LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock Party Rock Anthem 2 N 1 Wretch 32 feat. Example Unorthodox 3 2 4 Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull On The Floor 4 58 3 Tracy Chapman Fast...
  6. Johan de Witt

    Best Morrissey-single of the decade

    Singles-wise this has been Morrissey's most succesfull decade, with 5 singles making the UK top 10. So what are everyone's favourite Morrissey-singles of the decade? You all have 3 choices.
  7. Johan de Witt

    NME's Top 100 tracks of the decade, IBEH at #98

    NME have just published their top 100 albums an singles of the decade. No Moz album made it, but Irish Blood, English Heart made the singles-list at 98. Morrissey’s truly great ‘comeback’ song, a stirring little nationalistic drama which comes across as impassioned rather than bombastic. It...
  8. Johan de Witt

    UK midweeks: Skull top 30, SG top 40 (Entered 46 & 63)

    Despite fresh b-sides and lack of airplay, Skull is top 30 in the Tuesday midweeks, which means it is likely to debut in the top 40 by Sunday. Southpaw Grammar is the best-selling of the reissues and is set for a top 40 re-entry by Sunday.
  9. Johan de Witt

    Single of the Year!

    So far, anyway. The Wild Swans: English Electric Lightning
  10. Johan de Witt

    Predict tonight's setlist

    Something Is Squeezing My Skull Mama Lay Softly On The Riverbed All You Need Is Me Black Cloud This Charming Man I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris Best Friend Of The Payroll That's How People Grow Up Why Don't You Find Out For Yourself? The World Is Full Of Crashing Bores When...
  11. Johan de Witt

    I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris enters UK chart at number 21

    Not good news I suppose. I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris enters the UK top 40 at number 21. That's his worst performing lead-off single since Dagenham Dave in 1995...
  12. Johan de Witt

    What should be YOR's second single?

    Or in fact it's fourth... Apart from the 3 singles already released off it, I don't hear anything truly radio-friendly on there. I suppose they will release another single in April, but I can't see it getting a lot of radio-airplay.
  13. Johan de Witt

    Which of these Smiths/Morrissey reissue/repackage albums do you own/will you buy?

    So with all this debate about the GH tracklisting let us see if we actually have bought/will buy (in the case of GH) any of them.
  14. Johan de Witt

    The Guardians Top 1000 album to hear before you die

    Quite a good list actually, except that they left out a certain somebody... The list is up to M now, N to Z will be published in the coming days: http://music.guardian.co.uk/1000albums/0,,2211598,00.html
  15. Johan de Witt

    Greatest Hits Tour 2007, part 2: Full list of songs

    Moz-gigs just keep getting longer and more varied: 44 different songs in 30 gigs! 1) Why Don’t You Find Out For Yourself? 30 2) How Soon Is Now 30 3) Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before 29 4) Stretch Out and Wait 29 5) First of the Gang To Die 29 6) I’m Throwing My Arms...
  16. Johan de Witt

    What's your favourite Morrissey support act?

    Well, some of us must be old enough to remember the days when Kristeen didn't open for Moz. So what is your favourite opening act of yore? Or is it Kristeen? I've only listed the acts that supported Moz on at least 10 dates.
  17. Johan de Witt

    Moz & Siouxsie voted in 'Best duets', as voted for by BBC 6 Music listeners

    Here we go, quite a few nice songs there: 1 Foggy Dew – Sinéad O’Connor & The Chieftains 2 Fairytale Of New York – Kirsty MacColl & The Pogues 3 Under Pressure – Queen & David Bowie 4 Where The Wild Roses Grow – Nick Cave & Kylie Minogue 5 Walk This Way – Run DMC & Aerosmith 6...
  18. Johan de Witt

    Johnny Marr wins Q's Lifetime achievement award!

    I'm not so sure about the other winners though (Billy Braag excepting): http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7033815.stm
  19. Johan de Witt

    Best cover of There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

    There Is A Light That Never Goes Out seems to be the most covered Smiths song. I listened to some 214 different versions this afternoon. Here's a selection for you. So what is your favourite version of the classic of classics? 1. The Lucksmiths...
  20. Johan de Witt

    Whatever Happens, I Love You!

    Great surprise to see it back in the setlist, yesterday in Las Vegas. Whatever Happens was only played on the short Boxers-tour and not even at every gig then. It was last performed at Drury Lane, London, Feb 26, 1995. Hope it stays there for a bit - and I hope he brings back Boxers some...
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