Morrissey sells signed other peoples albums - NME, Louder Than War, Consequence of Sound

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Eldritch, Oct 28, 2019.

By Eldritch on Oct 28, 2019 at 2:33 PM
  1. Eldritch

    Eldritch Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2018
    So he's now signing albums by other artists and sells them at 300 dollars apiece at his concerts.

    I can't decide who we should be more worried about: Morrissey or the people who actually buy these.


    Weird merch : Morrissey selling classic albums by other people that he has autographed on his merch stall - Louder Than War. Link posted by Famous when dead.

    Morrissey is signing other artists’ albums and selling them for $300 at shows - Consequence of Sound. Link posted by an anonymous person.

    UPDATE Oct. 29:

    Link from shoplifterromo:

    Why Is Morrissey Like This? - SPIN

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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Eldritch, Oct 28, 2019.

    1. Morrissey's left nut
      Morrissey's left nut
      All I take away from this is that Mr. Minor-League B-list Morrissey has seriously devalued albums by respected legends due to scribbling on them.
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    2. Anonymous
      That's how lowlife Morrissey is. He has done exactly that.
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    3. Anonymous
      He isn't 'pulling this off'. He is being vilified, castigated and appearing like an unscrupulous opportunist. Again.
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    4. Ketamine Sun
      Ketamine Sun
      I never gave or intended to give an explanation. I didn’t claim it was his one and only reason for doing this. We could all have differing opinions as to why, but only he has the correct answer for why he did so.
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    5. Anonymous
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    6. Morrissey_Sucks
      Pathetic money grab. Selling other artist’s signed albums for 300$ and his own at 200$. Look at what he’s become.
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    7. Ketamine Sun
      Ketamine Sun
      An expensive ‘scribble’ that’s worth it’s weight in gold, at least $300 worth.

      And hey, you get a free record thrown in for free! maybe one that you’ve only just heard of, but after a listen it may change your life, and by doing so you may look into other records by this under appreciated artist.

      Thank Morrissey later for turning you on to it.
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    8. Anonymous
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    9. Anonymous
      Perhaps you should be clear about what you wish to convey before typing and posting it. You did offer an explanation now you explain that only Morrissey has the answer. This suggests you accept that this was Morrissey's idea and that he is responsible for it? He is therefore, based on your interpretation, responsible for this understandable backlash to such a crass action.
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    10. Anonymous
      No shame whatsoever how many times have we told you?
      Remember the time they tried to get a number one single on the back of the Paris attacks?

      TTY: Universal Music, the approach made to David Joseph, since denied by David Joseph
      Discussion in 'General Discussion archive 2015 (read-only)' started by hand in glove, Nov 26, 2015.

      By hand in glove on Nov 26, 2015 at 7:43 AM

      1. Universal Music, the approach made to David Joseph, since denied by David Joseph -
        25 November 2015

        On 18 Nov 2015, at 15:29, Boz Boorer -------------------- wrote:

        Dear David,

        My name is Boz Boorer and I represent all of the musicians who played
        on I'M THROWING MY ARMS AROUND PARIS (Morrissey).

        We are shocked that you have made no move this week to promote the
        above song (download/special 7-inch/special CD) to support the people
        of Paris. Any other artist would be number 1 with this song RIGHT NOW.

        Why are you doing nothing? There is no other song in modern music that
        aptly supports the people of Paris.

        Most sincerely yours

        BOZ BOORER

        MANDO LOPEZ.


        From: John Reid --------------------
        Date: November 19, 2015 at 6:39:51 PM GMT-2
        To: Boz Boorer --------------------
        Subject: Re: Paris

        Dear Boz

        Thank you for copying your email to me.

        I think we all know that this would be an appropriate and compelling gesture.

        I spoke with David Joseph today. His position is that owing to Universal having a very close connection to the events, much as they see your point, they are not intending to release any records in response to the tragic events of last Friday. They feel it is too raw for them given the death of one of their staff members and instead they are going to show support and solidarity in other ways, including concerts in Paris later this year by some of their artists.

        However, I believe that Universal would licence the song back for eg a release for proceeds to relevant charities (which I assume would be the plan). In short there may be a possibility here but it would have to be a release via a third party. Personally I think there could be a very forceful statement to be made. It will of course require M's input. Have you discussed this with him - I assume so.

        If you want me to pursue this, please let me know. Time inevitably is of the essence.

        Yours sincerely


        John Reid
        Russells Solicitors

        No shame.

        Benny-the-British-Butcher :greatbritain::knife:
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    11. Anonymous

      By the way Morrissey, I have the best of A-ha on CD, it'd be my pleasure to sign it for you.

      No no, keep your money, just give me your mother's house, to cover the shipping costs.
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    12. vegan cro spirit 555
      vegan cro spirit 555

      No CALL THE COMET:drama:
      for sale or display:highfive:

      No "TRACERS":ahhh:
      no "Hi hello hello hi and goodbye"

      none of the sucky songs available. No sales for Mr Comet.:tiphat:
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    13. Anonymous
      Once again ^^
      When you know you’re winning the argument the stupid 4ck numpty’s resort to these pathetic tactics. :clap:
      Nobody on here is fooled.
      Once again I have exposed Steven as a true CrankFraud, just as I have many times in the past long before Ketchup Bum, Vegan Bellend and the likes of were shot out of their Daddy’s sack. It’s all there in the archives.

      Benny-the-British-Butcher :greatbritain::knife:
    14. vegan cro spirit 555
      vegan cro spirit 555
      WTF? you want Moz handouts and charity instead of finding work?

      why dont you sell some Skinny signed Kelele "ep's"?:lbf:
    15. Verso
      Watching Ketamine Sun and the other sycophants surrender all semblance of logic as they try to rationalize why Morrissey would do this is truly a sight to behold. You people are beyond hope. This thing is, without a doubt, one of the most pathetic little moves he's ever made.

      He used to possess such aesthetic elegance, what the fuck happened?
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    16. Anonymous
      True dat.
      Like, he could sign his fans and sell them in that record shop in Camden!
      How much do you reckon you're worth, Ketamine? ;)

      All the old fans he signed before launching that business he could sell in batches on ebay.

      I think that's a brilliant idea, actually! So very avant-garde. :cool:

      "Hurry while stock lasts!"

      He could sell his mother, too, but it's hard to write on wrinkled skin; besides, she never was a fan.

      -Speaking of fan: have you, or have you not, Morrissey, a Smiths album signed by everybody in the band except you? :popcorn:
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    17. vegan cro spirit 555
      vegan cro spirit 555
      this is what is exposed in Moz bank account::laughing:
      more LPS to be sold tonight:lbf:, twats:thumb:

    18. Ketamine Sun
      Ketamine Sun
      No I never gave an explanation as to exactly why he has done what he has done. Only he knows that answer.
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    19. Phranc & Open
      Phranc & Open
      Sign your name across my heart, I want you to be my lady.
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    20. ordinaryboy86
      how stupid have you gotta be not to see why he’s done it. If it’s simply a tribute to his fave artists/albums, then why not 50 quid, or 100, if money isn’t the object. He’s flogging them for 300 quid, greedy bastard. You’re thick as fuck and full of excuses.
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