Tag: The Smiths

Update: Morrissey released from hospital, Monday’s Bournemouth concert postponed

Update: Morrissey released from hospital, Monday’s Bournemouth concert postponed

Morrissey was released from a British hospital today after suffering breathing difficulties and collapsing on stage just one song into his concert Saturday night in […]

Morrissey collapses on stage during U.K. concert, hospitalized in stable condition

Morrissey collapses on stage during U.K. concert, hospitalized in stable condition

Morrissey collapsed on stage one song into his concert tonight in Swindon, England — the second date of his fall European tour — and was […]

Vintage Video: Radiohead covers The Smiths, Joy Division/New Order

Vintage Video: Radiohead covers The Smiths, Joy Division/New Order

With Radiohead and Thom Yorke each releasing new songs recently — and Yorke debuting his new solo band, featuring the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea […]

Smiths’ Johnny Marr, Stone Roses’ Ian Brown planning to record album together

Smiths’ Johnny Marr, Stone Roses’ Ian Brown planning to record album together

Turns out Peter Hook’s Freebass may not be the only Stone Roses/Smiths collaboration afoot: Ex-Roses vocalist Ian Brown this week told the BBC he’s planning […]

Peter Hook’s Freebass finishes first album, preps debut EP ‘Two Worlds Collide’

Peter Hook’s Freebass finishes first album, preps debut EP ‘Two Worlds Collide’

Former New Order bassist Peter Hook’s long-gestating Freebass project — which also features the four-stringed talents of The Smiths’ Andy Rourke and Gary “Mani” Mounfield […]

Morrissey’s U.S. tour dates: West Coast concerts planned in November, December

Morrissey’s U.S. tour dates: West Coast concerts planned in November, December

It’s been a busy 2009 for Morrissey — canceling tour dates, prepping a b-sides comp, posing nearly nude, lashing out at ex-Smiths, telling fans not […]

Morrissey ‘irked’ at Andy Rourke’s claim he was fired from The Smiths via postcard

Morrissey ‘irked’ at Andy Rourke’s claim he was fired from The Smiths via postcard

Although most of Morrissey’s Smiths-related rancor is reserved for litigious drummer Mike Joyce, the singer today lashed out at bassist Andy Rourke for claiming once […]

New releases: New Prefab Sprout album, reissues from The Feelies and The Fall

New releases: New Prefab Sprout album, reissues from The Feelies and The Fall

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Prefab Sprout RELEASE: Let’s Change the World […]

New releases: The Smiths vinyl reissues, new Fall live CD, New Order re-reissues

New releases: The Smiths vinyl reissues, new Fall live CD, New Order re-reissues

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: The Smiths RELEASES: The Smiths, Meat is […]

Morrissey: Don’t buy my new box sets, Smiths reissues — I’m not making money off them

Morrissey: Don’t buy my new box sets, Smiths reissues — I’m not making money off them

Morrissey is asking fans not to buy a pair of just-announced box sets of his solo 7-inch singles — in addition to recent singles boxes […]

Morrissey to release vinyl box sets of solo singles spanning 1988 to 1995

Morrissey to release vinyl box sets of solo singles spanning 1988 to 1995

Morrissey will release a pair of new limited-edition box sets this fall collecting reissued 7-inch singles spanning his initial solo foray in 1988 through his […]

Morrissey postpones two Italian concerts on cancellation-plagued Tour of Refusal

Morrissey postpones two Italian concerts on cancellation-plagued Tour of Refusal

Not to be outdone by Depeche Mode, Morrissey today postponed two more concerts on his cancellation-plagued Tour of Refusal, mysteriously citing “currently unresolvable issues” rather […]

In stores this week: Nouvelle Vague’s third album, The Smiths’ 12-disc ‘Singles Box’

In stores this week: Nouvelle Vague’s third album, The Smiths’ 12-disc ‘Singles Box’

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Nouvelle Vague RELEASE: NV3 BACKSTORY: The French collective, which specializes […]

The Smiths’ ‘Singles Box’ to be released this month in expanded 12-CD edition

The Smiths’ ‘Singles Box’ to be released this month in expanded 12-CD edition

The U.K arm of Rhino Records is poised to issue a CD version of The Smiths’ 7-inch Singles Box that was released late last year […]