Fiona Dodwell: "Five Morrissey Albums That Deserve Reappraisal" (December 3, 2020)

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Regards,
FWD.


Update:
Both Morrissey Official Twitter & FB have subsequently shared the article.

See also:

The Guardian: "The Avalanches' teenage obsessions: 'I cried hearing Strawberry Fields Forever'" - Smiths/Morrissey mentions (December 2, 2020)

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Morrissey Central "WITH A CAT LIKE THAT ALWAYS ON YOUR BACK WHAT CAN YOU LOSE ?" (November 30, 2020)

Morrissey Central "THE SUN WILL SHINE TOMORROW" (November 28, 2020)

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THE SUN WILL SHINE TOMORROW

photo by Violeta

Morrissey Central "YES, THERE WERE TIMES" (November 27, 2020)

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A quote taken from My Way and a picture of two kids in front of a Sinatra mural in Hollywood, one of them in a Morrissey shirt.


YES, THERE WERE TIMES

November 27, 2020
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"Yes, there were times, I'm sure you knew
When I bit off more than I could chew
But through it all, when there was doubt
I ate it up and spit it out
I faced it all and I stood tall
And did it my way"

Sinatra Mural at Miceli's in Hollywood

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Produce Like A Pro YT: "Songs that Changed Music: The Smiths - How Soon Is Now" (November 25, 2020)

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“How Soon is Now?” was written by The Smiths’ guitarist Johnny Marr and singer Morrissey.
Marr’s haunting, tremolo and sliding guitar part prepares the perfect sonic atmosphere for Morrissey’s angst-ridden lyrics.
“I am the song and the heir of a shyness that is criminally vulgar,” the singer croons to his listeners.
Upon the band’s break-up, writer Simon Reynolds named this dark tone as the key element that made the band so appealing:
“Why were The Smiths ‘important’? Because of their misery….The Smiths finest moments - ‘Hand in Glove,’ ‘How Soon is Now?’, ‘Still Ill’, ‘I Know Its Over’ - were moments of reproachful, avenging misery, naked desperation, unbearable reverence - free from the ‘saving grace’ of quips and camp self-consciousness.
If there was laughter it was black, scornful scathing….they were like those gauche youths who turn up to house parties only to cling to the dark corners in...

MEN: "The Smiths-inspired face cover to help plug Salford Lads Club's £60,000 shortfall" (November 28, 2020)

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"For the last 15 years it has made 30 percent of its income from the sale of T-shirts to visitors to the building in Ordsall and online.

Many are inspired by The Smiths who posed for an iconic photograph outside the 1904 red-brick club for the inner-sleeve of their The Queen Is Dead album.

Now it has come up with a novel auction in a bid to raise funds.
Sample T-shirts in different colourings or trial prints have been made into 30 masks - modelled on a bust of Morrissey."





From their site itself:

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Regards,
FWD.

Morrissey Central "UNTO EARTH I" (November 25, 2020)

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UNTO EARTH I

Maradona dies.


FWD.

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