Many Spanish bands like Second, Tachenko, Sr. Nadie, Big City or El Gel de Onán will play their favourite Smiths songs at Joy Eslava, a famous club in Madrid. You can buy your tickets at www.ticketmaster.com (15,oo €) You can find more information at www.joy-eslava.com
"...The Smiths put out 'Shoplifters Of The World Unite' in these plastic carrier bags that said "shoplifter" on it as a stylistic joke against HMV, really, but that ended up putting that record in the red, and there was quite a few things that happened like that..."
...I would love a readership of Morrissey fans- so far I've mostly reached the transgender community. However, more than anything else, the book is about a boy's love for Morrissey and his life's work. I think it would appeal to many people who love him as well.
‘All writers are born in the wrong body, but it happens to be the reader’s good fortune that Elliott DeLine was literally born in the wrong body – even if he would never use a tacky tranny cliché like that. Refuse is a stunning debut “novoir” about an over-observant young outsider with really great hair who is outside everything – including the transgender community – but keeps a great deal bottled up inside. Funny, cynical, tough, vulnerable, honest, deluded, sagacious, self-loving and self-loathing, Refuse is irresistible.’ -Mark Simpson, author...
Calling all handsome devils & unruly girls who will not settle down! Join scores of sweet and tender hooligans as headmaster DJ Ceremony spins an all-night Smiths & Morrissey tribute set including classics, deep cuts, rarities, and new releases (’cause I really do love them; does that sound mad?). Also featuring Northern Songs, Britpop, & Manchester. 21 & up.
• Special guest Moz-themed go-go by the beautiful Runaround Sue: 11:30+
• Smiths/Morrissey-themed cocktail menu.
Thursday, April 21st, 2011 — 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Venue: Gallery Bar (lower level) — 120 Orchard Street (just above Delancey)
New York City
Icons³ the Morrissey edition
"Panic on the streets of Ghent"
Gigolos in Retirement
& special guests: Hindu Radio Dj's (Hindu Nights) & Peter Daeninck (Lokerse Feesten)
Playlist: The Smiths & Morrissey / 'under the influence': Velvet Underground & Nico, Buzzcocks, David Bowie, Elvis, Brigitte Bardot, Ramones, Sandie Shaw, T-Rex, New York Dolls, Interpol, Magazine, Patti Smith, Echobelly, Billy Bragg, Gene, The Libertines, Glasvegas, Sparks, The Thrills, Franz Ferdinand, Belle and Sebastian, Suede, Killers, Oasis, James, The Drums, The National, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, ...