A new article about the Guardian & Mozza.
The Guardian and the Morrissey Vendetta. - tremr
By Fiona Dodwell
"Journalists must not engage in intimidation, harassment or persistent pursuit," states The Guardian's own editorial policy. Rightly so, for the media's power to sway public...
CALIFORNIA SON’ NUMBER 1. - Morrissey Central
June 2, 2019
Morrissey's 'California Son' album is Number 1 on the UK Official Vinyl Chart this week.
Morrissey expresses heartfelt thanks to "everyone, anywhere, who bought and supported".
"California Son" enters at #4 in UK album...
Interesting article in Spiked that mentions negative reviews of California Son in left wing press, that clearly review the 'man' (as they see it) and not the 'music'.
These left wing critics bring to mind lyrics from 'Art Hounds' that I suspect could also be applied to certain tedious...
MORRISSEY - LANCASHIRE TO BROADWAY - MCQ Music Monthly
JUNE 2019 ISSUE 190
THE EVER CONTROVERSIAL LANCASHIRE LAD TURNS SIXTY AS NEW COVERS ALBUM IS RELEASED
MORRISSEY - LANCASHIRE TO BROADWAY
" .. You can’t flick through the pages of the music press or browse a muso website without coming...
Featuring a couple of guest appearances by the rather poor quality California Son T-shirts :)
UPDATE June 2:
Now on Morrissey Central:
Album And Fans.
"CS" - Morrissey Central (26 May, 2019) - May 26, 2019
"WHAT IS THE GOAL OF THE GUARDIAN?
I'm sure many of you may have seen this as it came out yesterday morning.
As one more in an endless string of related stories from The Guardian, in some ways it was nothing new.
But in thinking about the whole matter a bit further…...
I asked myself……...
Morrissey claims this week’s highest new entry with his covers album California Son at Number 4, his 14th Top 10 album as a solo artist.
The Motion Picture Cast...
UK Chart Position. - Morrissey Central
May 31, 2019
"Given the inexhaustible Hate Campaign executed against me by The Guardian and their followers, I am pleased with the UK chart position for "California son".
BUT WHO WILL GUARD US FROM THE GUARDIAN?
No one, it seems.
It is worth noting that...
A nice review of the album in one of the leading French (and leftist) culture magazines
De retour avec un album de reprises, le Moz fait entendre la beauté quasi immuable de sa voix...
By Libby Cudmore (28 May, 2019).
"I’ll admit, when I first heard the news of California Son’s pending arrival, I scoffed. I tried to resist the siren song of “Wedding Bell Blues,” telling myself that a cover with Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong couldn’t possibly be good. And...
Biggest daily in Spain. Headline sums it up, "An Empty and Insubstantial Morrissey". Says the problem is not his political pronouncements, but rather that he "gives the cold shoulder" to those singers to whom he pays homage... "Morrissey is limited to being Moorrissey" Review generally much...
Just when you thought things could not get any more ridiculous, this one opens with a "trigger warning"!!
Let's get the trigger warning out of the way: despite being a collection of 12 new cover tracks, California Son is still a record by the individual known as Morrissey...
Part of a group review, but an interesting take nevertheless...
"His taste in selections is so impeccable that he cannot better the originals – nor does it sound...
Over on the albums chart, Morrissey is on course to be this week’s highest new entry with his...
Morrissey - California Son (rating: 5.9) - Pitchfork
By Ben Hewitt
Morrissey and some (barely audible) high-profile guests rework 12 of his favorite ’60s and ’70s songs by American artists to mixed results.