johnny marr

  1. Famous when dead

    Guitar World: "Dave Keuning on Johnny Marr’s enduring influence: “We talked about countless Smiths songs in the early Killers days”" (May 5, 2022)

    Dave Keuning on Johnny Marr’s enduring influence: “We talked about countless Smiths songs in the early Killers days” https://www.guitarworld.com/features/dave-keuning-killers-johnny-marr-smiths Stray article. FWD.
  2. Redacted

    I Hate U Johnny Marr - The Song/Video

    :guardsman: :guitar::lbf::poop:
  3. ACTON

    Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr feels 'let off the leash' to write what songs he likes - Sky News (April 24, 2022)

    Meanwhile in other news: https://news.sky.com/story/smiths-guitarist-johnny-marr-feels-let-off-the-leash-to-write-what-songs-he-likes-12595986
  4. S

    New Johnny Marr feature in German "Musikexpress"

    The latest edition of German music magazine "Musikexpress" has an interesting Johnny Marr feature in which he talks about the records he listened to while making "Fever dreams PTS 1-4". This is the DeepL translation: Morrissey says that Marr should stop talking about him in interviews. Marr's...
  5. Ketamine Sun

    Is Johnny dancing barefoot?

    Don’t know if this has been mentioned, and people have already noted the similarities between the strings on There is a Light and Marr’s solo song Hi Hello. But I also hear another Smith influence, that being Patti Smith with her song Dancing Barefoot. (Smith/Kral)
  6. Amy

    Johnny Marr interview - family, Ireland

    A fairly unusual Johnny interview, talking about his family and Irish background. No Smiths or particular music mentions, apart from that Chrissie Hynde is a close friend and has been an influence on him singing...
  7. kissmyshadestoo

    Johnny Marr’s Manchester Derby Playlist (includes "top 5 Smiths songs")

    https://www.mancity.com/news/mens/johnny-marr-manchester-derby-spotify-playlist-63781921?fbclid=IwAR2jKkgIjlOHGq3m9qJlC-0Q93tt2lyDT-zDwd11yUXlbssZ3sQXhaQi30A Give me your top 5 Smiths songs? -How Soon Is Now? -The Headmaster Ritual -Bigmouth Strikes Again -There Is A Light That Never Goes...
  8. BookishBoy

    Johnny Marr on chances of working with Morrissey in the future - Steve Wright show (February 28, 2022)

    It was a strange little interview on Steve Wright on Radio 2 this afternoon, with Johnny. Aside from Steve mentioning The Smiths once at the very start, in his intro about Johnny, they were not mentioned at all, even when Johnny was talking about his early years as a musician, etc. And then...
  9. A

    Johnny Marr interview: ‘I had to defend myself against Morrissey’ - thetimes.co.uk

    Johnny Marr interview - The Times Johnny Marr tells his side. https://www.thetimes.co.uk//article/johnny-marr-interview-i-had-to-defend-myself-against-morrissey-dplgx6dcs Excerpt: A month on the guitarist explains his decision to come out fighting. “When you’re attacked out of the blue...
  10. C

    Johnny Marr - Fever Dreams Pts 1-4 discussion/reviews

    Johnny Marr - Fever Dreams Pts 1-4, Record Collector 5-star review https://recordcollectormag.com/reviews/johnny-marr-fever-dreams-pts-1-4
  11. C

    Johnny Marr - The Great Songwriters episode on Sky TV Feb. 25

    https://www.sky.com/watch/title/series/74c01f32-0182-4ca0-94d2-a115ed399d19/the-great-songwriters/episodes/season-3/episode-6
  12. Uncleskinny

    Andy Rourke and Johnny Marr today

  13. Uncleskinny

    Johnny Marr & Jon Savage - Interview - Rolling Stone Magazine

    Not seen this on here, so apologies if posted before... https://www.rollingstone.co.uk/music/johnny-marr-and-jon-savage-on-music-work-ethic-and-politics-10387/
  14. E

    New Smiths/Strokes influenced band from Reading, England called The Schoolboys

    This post is especially for the sheer amount of people on this website who’ve moaned about new or Morrissey endorsed music having style but no substance (the likes of Kristeen Young, Doll and The Kicks, Starcrawler) or even that The Strokes were “better than Moz”. As always, if you like an...
  15. Bluebirds

    The Guardian: Johnny Marr - "You ask the questions" (February 6, 2022)

    J'en ai marre? Johnny Marr: ‘When I play Smiths songs I experience this huge wave of elation’ https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/feb/06/johnny-marr-fan-questions-fever-dreams-interview?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other Particularly liked Bernard Butler's question... Excerpt: Did the Smiths ever...
  16. Dingoatemybabby

    Vulture article: Johnny Marr on the Best of the Smiths, His Solo Career, and Fever Dreams Pts 1–4 (February 2, 2022)

    https://www.vulture.com/2022/02/johnny-marr-on-best-of-the-smiths-solo-career-fever-dreams.html?utm_medium=s1&utm_source=tw&utm_campaign=vulture Excerpt: Something about making The Queen Is Dead you’ve never shared publicly The Smiths have been pretty much done to death really by everyone who...
  17. A

    The Great Johnny Marr - DR & DJ Podcast (January 28, 2022)

    Listen closely for Moz mentions. Description: This week's guest is Johnny Marr. Since co-founding The Smiths, Johnny has gone on to perform, write & play guitar with a long list of luminary bands & projects that include Modest Mouse, The The, The Pretenders, Blondie, The Cribs & Talking...
  18. NealCassidy

    Johnny Marr responds to Morrissey's open letter via Twitter (January 26, 2022)

    Dear @officialmoz. An ‘open letter’ hasn’t really been a thing since 1953, It’s all ‘social media’ now. Even Donald J Trump had that one down. Also, this fake news business…a bit 2021 yeah ? #makingindiegreatagain Related item: "OPEN LETTER TO JOHNNY MARR." (January 25, 2022) Media item...
  19. Famous when dead

    Morrissey Central "OPEN LETTER TO JOHNNY MARR." (January 25, 2022)

    This is not a rant or an hysterical bombast. It is a polite and calmly measured request: Would you please stop mentioning my name in your interviews? Would you please, instead, discuss your own career, your own unstoppable solo achievements and your own music? If you can, would you please just...
  20. Famous when dead

    Express: "The Smiths split ‘bruised me emotionally, it turned to s*** with Morrissey’ – Johnny Marr" via Uncut Magazine (January 13, 2022)

    By George Simpson. "JOHNNY MARR has been brutally honest about his painful memories from The Smiths break-up and shared how he talks to everyone from his incredible career except for Morrissey." https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/music/1549398/Johnny-Marr-Morrissey-The-Smiths Excerpt...
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