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  1. davidt

    Mike Joyce on the Queen's Christmas address; suggests Morrissey sort peace treaty - NME

    Link posted by Mike Joyce / Facebook: The Smiths' Mike Joyce says Queen should wear 'Queen is Dead' T-shirt during Christmas address - NME Drummer also says Morrissey should sort out Christmas peace treaty Excerpt: Mike Joyce, former drummer of The Smiths, has said he thinks the Queen should...
  2. Chickpea

    Morrissey cancellations by the numbers

    Using Passions Just Like Mine as a reference, I put together a tally of all of the shows Morrissey has announced versus played since 1988. Results are skewed against successful completion of a date, since I counted shows which were rescheduled as cancellations. Concerts which were rescheduled...
  3. A

    ALO! (Serbian tabloid) mentions skin cancer rumor

    An anonymous person writes: Please tell me that these rumours from a Serbian online mag are NOT TRUE. Morisi: Imam rak, želim da umrem na bini! - ALO! Google Translate to English An anonymous person writes: For those that don't know, ALO! is a Serbian tabloid. and another anonymous...
  4. Chickpea

    Boy George tweet

    What in the world is this about now? Are we about to get another announcement?
  5. Chickpea

    Sweetness + Joan of Arc shirts on sale

    I probably should have mentioned this earlier, but everything in my Society6 shop is $5 off with free worldwide shipping today: The shirts are American Apparel brand (ladies & unisex v-neck, short sleeve, and long-sleeve available) with opaque white silkscreened...
  6. Chickpea

    Morrissey interview in Vogue Turkey focused on gender roles, sex and love

    Interview by Zülâl Kalkandelen of Vegan Logic for Vogue Turkey: MORRISSEY: "YOUR REAL HOME IS YOUR BODY – NOT YOUR HOUSE OR YOUR APARTMENT!" - Vegan Logic It is a pleasure for me to interview the one and only Morrissey for the third time. This time, I conducted this interview for Vogue Turkey...
  7. Chickpea

    The Chameleons thread

    I couldn't find a non-archived thread about the Chameleons, so I'll start a new one! Any fans here? Easily one of my top 5 all-time favorite bands for many years now—in all of their associated projects and various incarnations. I just received an email notification that their remastered Peel...
  8. Chickpea

    Johnny Marr NYC shows

    All in all, a great show. I love going to see Johnny live—like I said in another thread yesterday, he's full of energy and he's having a great time on stage. The audience loves him. Fun, fun, fun! Regardless of how you feel about him singing Smiths songs, you can't deny that the guy puts...
  9. Chickpea

    Johnny Marr plays on new Bryan Ferry song with Nile Rodgers

    "I did the keyboards and Johnny Marr's playing the guitar. Then you hear Nile Rodgers enter on the chorus. Marcus Miller's playing the bass. I'm very happy with the way it turned out. I tend to start the thing on piano first. I do the sketch on piano. Normally, at home. Then I bring it to...
  10. Chickpea

    Deleted/Jake portions of "Autobiography" reinstated for US paperback edition

    Morrissey's 'Autobiography': Censored Sentences on Intimate Relationship With Jake Walters Reinstated in U.S. Paperback - Billboard Great news for Smiths fans who don't blush at innocuous descriptions of homosexual relationships -- the uncensored version of Morrissey's Autobiography is now...
  11. Chickpea

    Morrissey statement on Cat & Fiddle closing

    Post from Morrissey on True To You: The earth dies screaming - 23 October 2014 A large part of me dies at news that the pillowy bosom of the Cat And Fiddle is to close down on December 15th, making the universe all wrong. A beacon of light will soon be a headstone, and where...
  12. davidt

    "Viva Hate" Swedish TV-drama by Peter Birro; trailer

    An anonymous person writes: Swedish Screenwriter and Morrissey fan Peter Birro has written the upcoming TV series Viva Hate, to be broadcasted in the winter of 2014 in Swedish Television (SVT). Director is Jens Lien. Now there's a hilarious teaser/trailer up on youtube. Here's a synopsis of...
  13. Chickpea

    Joan Rivers statement on TTY

    Joan Rivers dies - 6 September 2014 Lately, death is insatiable. Thank God black goes with everything. When Kirk Douglas dies ... somebody, somewhere ... switch out the lights. Morrissey 6 September 2014 Lublin, Poland.
  14. Chickpea

    Patti Smith

    I couldn't find an existing Patti Smith thread, so here's a new one! Patti is doing her usual end-of-year NYC shows at Webster Hall in December. Tickets go on sale for both shows this Friday. December 29...
  15. Chickpea

    'This Charming Charlie' creator offers Morrissey a record deal

    Lauren LoPrete, the genius behind 'This Charming Charlie' (which we know Morrissey likes) runs a record label. She has posted a message to Morrissey inviting him to join the roster at Loglady Records: Dear Morrissey, Just like you, I too can be intensely persistent. I’m sorry to hear about...
  16. Uncleskinny

    The Smiths' very first press release from Rough Trade - @vivahate72

    And on the reverse side, "Dissecting The Smiths" information sheet. Courtesy of the ever excellent @vivahate72 on Twitter: #thesmiths first ever @roughtrade press information sheet,along with 'dissecting the smiths' band bio. #morrissey
  17. Chickpea

    Echo & the Bunnymen on Letterman - August 21st

    Just saw this on Slicing Up Eyeballs...
  18. Chickpea

    Cure lineups

    Which Cure lineup was/is the best? Discuss. For reference:
  19. Chickpea

    'Where's Morrissey?'

    I came across this clipping from 1997 while cleaning out a closet today. No memory of where it's from (NME, maybe?), but in light of all the recent discussion about chart positions, I thought I'd share. The more things change, etc., etc.
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