Tag Archives: The Smiths

The Smiths - Death Of A Disco Dancer - 1987

14/10/17 – The Smiths – Death Of A Disco Dancer – 1987

Although it would be their last, Strangeways, Here We Come might just have been The Smiths’ best album and although it follows the formula of Morrissey’s words and melodies over Marr’s concise jangle, there’s something different about it sonically – a maturity. A Rush And A Push And The Land Is Ours opens the album […]

Jeff Buckley - You And I - Cover Art - 2016

12/2/16 – Jeff Buckley – You And I -1993/2016 – I Know It’s Over / Just Like A Woman – 1993/2016

Jeff Buckley’s mother, Mary Guibert will oversee the release of unreleased Jeff Buckley recordings on a new album called, You And I expected in March. The album consists of mostly covers recorded in 1993 in New York. A video has appeared for a cover of The Smiths’ I Know It’s Over and an audio version of […]

Twinkle 1964

8/6/15 – Twinkle – 15th July 1948 – 21st May 2015 / Terry – 1964 – Golden Lights – 1965 / Poor Old Johnny – 1965 /End Of The World – 1965 / A Lonely Singing Doll – 1965 /Days -1974

Twinkle made little impression on the world, having only one real hit with Terry reaching No.4 in the UK in 1964. But, she was a rather interesting character, not only did she write the song but it was also banned by the BBC as a”Death Song” –  plus Jimmy Page played on it, not a bad […]

Johnny Marr: 'We invented indie as we still know it.'

27/10/14 – Johnny Marr – Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want – Live At KCRW – 2013

Although the title might have been more appropriate before Christmas, the song lives on through the years. Johhny Marr singing it, who knew? This is from a  KCRW session in 2013. The song was originally the B-side of William It Was Really Nothing released in 1984 and appeared later on the Hatful Of Hollow and Louder […]

Morrissey World Peace Single Cover Art?

19/6/14 – Morrissey – World Peace Is None Of Your Business – 2014

Morrissey’s new album arrives in store on the 15th July 2014. The album, recorded in France, will be released on Harvest records and is produced by Joe Chiccarelli, it will be the first album in five years (the last being Years Of Refusal in 2009). Since then he has released his autobiography, titled “Autobiography” to mixed reviews. The […]