NME "The Smiths 30 years On" Anniversary Special out now; includes Johnny Marr interview

The Smiths 30 Years On - NME.com. Available now in print and digital download.

Thirty years since the debut album that gave indie its poster boys, Barry Nicolson speaks to Johnny Marr, Chrissie Hynde and more about The Smiths' thrilling beginnings

Also:

Johnny Marr says the story that Factory Records turned down The Smiths is a 'crock of shit'
- NME.com
Johnny Marr speaks about the early days of the band in this week's NME - out today (February 19)

What's The Greatest Smiths Song? video - NME.com. Link from Susie.
The Vaccines, Wild Beasts, Hurts and more tell us what their favourite Smiths track is and why.

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stew77

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On signing with Factory:

"Before we knew it, we would've had side-partings and khaki shorts, with bongos round our necks... No disrespect to A Certain Ratio."

Hehe!! Made me laugh:)
 
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Anonymous

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If Johnny Marr was writing songs instead of talking about the Smiths he'd have a bunch of songs no one wants to hear.
 
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Anonymous

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If Johnny Marr was writing songs instead of talking about the Smiths he'd have a bunch of songs no one wants to hear.

Is that you, Morrissey? Shouldn't you be recording an album right now?
 

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