With a new album on the horizon, Manchester’s most divisive son remains ‘Low in High School.’ But has his truculent tongue bitten us once too many times? As comfortable wrapped in his enigma as he is exposing his nipples, Stephen Patrick Morrissey has always liked to play his cards close to his chest, even as his […]Read More We always become the things we hate – My life with Morrissey.
Johnny Marr is one of the few cats to whom the living legend mantle sits comfortably on able shoulders. A lifetime devoted to song has recently been laboured over printwise and I recently finished thumbing my way through the results: ‘Set the Boy Free’, Johnny Marr’s long awaited autobiography and handy companion piece to Morrissey’s […]Read More Set The Boy Free- Johnny Marr in pages and in person.
A Fiercely Practical Guide. It can be a difficult task at the best of times. How to enjoy the era-defining indie sensation that is ‘The Smiths’ and their brief but brilliant catalogue of pop gems without the unwanted spectre of Morrissey’s fiercely longbread countenance creeping uninvited before your mind’s eye and ruining the whole fucking […]Read More Reclaiming Morrissey