Sorry, this deserved a second post in the same thread..
"Factually, I would trade the entire Smiths catalogue for World Peace Is None Of Your Business."
As a diehard fan who has put up with a lot of shit for being a fan of the Smiths/Morrissey since the mid-'80s (both from assholes and...
How did this website get an interview (albeit an email questionnaire interview) after their scathing review of "World Peace."
I mean, I actually think the review of the album isn't scathing enough, but I also wouldn't have the balls to ask Morrissey for an interview afterwards, either.
And I'll repeat myself: This demo (made in August 1982, four months after Morrissey and Marr decided to form The Smiths proper) sounds incredibly close to what we got on the debut which was recorded 13 months later in September 1983. I'm still impressed.
Dale Hibbert was at the PLY Bar in Manchester last night (Sept. 29, 2016) and an excerpt from The Smiths' first demo was played at the end of the night's event.
This is a bit of "The Hand That Rocks The Cradle" demo recorded at Decibelle Studios by Morrissey, Marr, Joyce, and Hibbert on bass...