The world's oldest music store Spillers Records bans Morrissey albums

Morrissey banned. Let the book burning's begin..


Spillers Records bans Morrissey music over his support for the far right - Wales Online
The world's oldest record store said it was 'saddened but not surprised'

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The world's oldest record store Spillers Records in Cardiff has banned Morrissey records from its store.

The shop, in Morgan Arcade, is refusing to stock the singer's releases because of his continued support for the far-right.

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However, one place you won't be able to buy the album is Cardiff's much loved independent record shop Spillers.

Ashli Todd, the owner of Spillers said: "I'm saddened but ultimately not surprised that Spillers is unable to stock Morrissey’s releases any longer. I only wished I’d done it sooner.”


Spillers owner Ashli Todd (Image: WalesOnline/Rob Browne)


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Anonymous

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Wonder if they still sell micheal Jackson, gangster rap, and all those sex abusers like iggy pop and jerry lee Lewis
 

SweetnTenderYorkshireman

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They can do as they like, they are a private business. However, it brings up the question of judging artists by their moral and ethical code, and I reckon it just makes them look daft banning a 60 year due to their problematic politics. As someone else commented, will they then ban Micheal Jackson, Ike Turner, Ted Nugent etc.
They know Moz ain’t popular with the right people at present, and want to grab a headline and look progressive. Again, they just look f***ing daft.
 
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They can do as they like, they are a private business. However, it brings up the question of judging artists by their moral and ethical code, and I reckon it just makes them look daft banning a 60 year due to their problematic politics. As someone else commented, will they then ban Micheal Jackson, Ike Turner, Ted Nugent etc.
They know Moz ain’t popular with the right people at present, and want to grab a headline and look progressive. Again, they just look f***ing daft.
It just such a warped moral choice. He’s done nothing to no one. He said he’d vote for a particular party and wore a pin. This is worse than violent domestic abusers and pedophilia and drug dealers who actually talk about shooting people in real life. Such an odd moral compass
 

Andy Jones

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i bought hand in glove in spillers in 1983 and buy most of my music in there since but not anymore

it's a two way thing miss todd

I,m boycotting spillers from now on
 

jerrynyc

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Morrissey banned. Let the book burning's begin..

Wow. That's all I can say
Spillers Records bans Morrissey music over his support for the far right - Wales Online
The world's oldest record store said it was 'saddened but not surprised'

Excerpt:

The world's oldest record store Spillers Records in Cardiff has banned Morrissey records from its store.

The shop, in Morgan Arcade, is refusing to stock the singer's releases because of his continued support for the far-right.

...
However, one place you won't be able to buy the album is Cardiff's much loved independent record shop Spillers.

Ashli Todd, the owner of Spillers said: "I'm saddened but ultimately not surprised that Spillers is unable to stock Morrissey’s releases any longer. I only wished I’d done it sooner.”


Spillers owner Ashli Todd (Image: WalesOnline/Rob Browne)
 

RobLand

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Good question about Michael Jackson, et al. Anyone here live in or near Cardiff? Care to stop by and ask them that question directly? I'm really curious how they can sell well know abusers like M.J., Led Zeppelin (Jimmy Page), or The Beatles/John Lennon
 
Well, this is good promotion for them.
And not much else.
What about misogynist rappers i.e 99% of the rap section?
One of the biggest rappers, Jay Z who among other things; sold crack to his mom, shot his brother and was caught on camera punching a woman square in the face back in 1998. I am sure his records are still on their shelf. Meanwhile, Morrissey wore a pin on vanilla popsicle Jimmy Fallon's show, the horror:rolleyes:
 
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Good question about Michael Jackson, et al. Anyone here live in or near Cardiff? Care to stop by and ask them that question directly? I'm really curious how they can sell well know abusers like M.J., Led Zeppelin (Jimmy Page), or The Beatles/John Lennon
R Kelly, cliff Richard, The Who, Tom Jones, David Bowie...... And on, and on. Is she going to ban all these artists and more who have had abuse allegations surrounding them for decades? Child abuse, rape and child porn is ok but wear a badge and you're banned.
If she is stocking her shop using her moral compass for guidance it should be half empty.
What a wimp!!
 

Suedehead90

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Simply making a point of not selling it to get themselves a bit of publicity. In reality, it will drive people to just shop online or in other stores, they need to get a grip.
 
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