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This might be the most English Anglophenia post we’ve ever put up, until we’ve dotted the is and crossed the ts on ‘Match The Crumpet To The Sherlock Holmes Quote’ or somesuch.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 18th, 2013
The thing with books is, no matter how well written they may be, you can’t dance to them. And Morrissey’s autobiography Autobiography is no exception.
Back in March, the British indie star and purse-lipped grump Morrissey was hospitalised with an ulcer, Barrett’s oesophagus and double-pneumonia. At the time, his representatives were keen to play down the situation, claiming that ...
It must be lovely to be a rocksnob. Imagine how much time you save in your music-loving day having your decisions already made for you.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 20th, 2013
What with Morrissey incapacitated by pneumonia and Johnny Marr rampantly striding the world’s stages as a solo act, it’s the perfect time to take a look back at the very beginning of their respective careers, with this ...
OK, hands up, who’s been attacking Morrissey’s immune system? Militant meat eaters, was it you? I’m looking in your direction, the royalists, anything to confess?
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on February 27th, 2013
In every Morrissey interview there is a quote. It might sit next to beautifully expressed thoughts about the nature of performance, about the nature of personal growth, about what exactly is wrong with celebrity culture, but it will be ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on February 7th, 2013
Brit music icons David Bowie and Morrissey are engaged in a bit of a skirmish, according to reports today. Apparently, Morrissey is re-issuing his 1989 single “The Last of the Famous International Playboys” and wanted to use ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on January 9th, 2013
The same day David Bowie emerged from his decade-long exile (January 8), Morrissey popped up on The Late Show with David Letterman, lassoing his microphone cord, surrounded by his studly band in fitted button-up shirts, performing his ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 2nd, 2012
Internet, I love you, but you’re starting to become irritating on certain topics: The way you encourage people to talk to each other for the first time as if they’ve been bitter enemies for years, for example, or the way you ...