Melancholic, yet truly life-affirming, The Boy With The Thorn In His Side is the sound of The Smiths – and indie-pop – at their most sublime.
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Morrissey has spoken of the impact that David Bowie had on him and their working relationship in a new interview
A sleek, modern pop record, Electronic’s debut album united two stellar talents from different backgrounds, but sounded very much in sync.
The Simpsons parody The Smiths And Morrissey in a new episode, entitled 'Panic On The Streets Of Springfield',
The very epitome of retro cool, The Smiths’ artworks stood apart in the 80s, and they’ve retained their timeless allure ever since.
Whether written for The Smiths or his own solo albums, the best Morrissey lyrics rank among the most insightful in rock music.
The trailer for 'Shoplifters Of The World', the film based on an urban myth following the break up of The Smiths has been released
A stop-gap compilation between albums, ‘The World Won’t Listen’ screamed ‘genius’, thanks to The Smiths’ unbeatable run of singles.
Hailed as being ‘as fresh and colourful’ Morrissey’s daffodils, The Smiths’ debut album captured the group in their first flush of success.
Influential, distinctive and enduring, the best The Smiths songs are just part of an inspiring body of work recorded in under five years.
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