Did you meet Morrissey before working on some of the strings for Ringleader Of The Tormentors?
EM: I didn’t meet him personally, I spoke to the producer Tony Visconti before starting but you know, he did not use what I did for the album anyway. It was not his style.
Shat myself as I approached for this picture. Y’know, I didn’t wanna be bollocked by him, or worse made feel a spa by himself for asking.
Anyway, I’ve attracted a load of Morrissey blog people to the site as a result of the picture being on the Richter Collective Blog, so if you are one of those lovely people, I must mention that this is Morrissey’s favourite North-Dublin based photo-blog comprised heavily of live-music images and occasional...
I happened to notice a rather smart Mike Joyce drumming in the advert for the new Lexus Hybrid car in the UK. Appears twice on stage in what looks like the Apollo in Manchester. Links to ad and interviews where he plays TQID intro below
Andrew McGibbon who (as Andrew Paresi) played on Morrissey's first three solo albums praises Smiths fans in a new interview. Andrew has been talking on the 'bookgeeks' website about his new book, I Was Douglas Adams's Flatmate And Other Encounters With Legends. For the full interview and for more information on the book (which includes a chapter about working with Moz on tracks including 'Everyday Is Like Sunday' and 'November Spawned A Monster') go here.
Andrew continues to play drums. He's just finished recording with blues inspired group GoodtimesGoodtimes produced by another erstwhile Morrissey collaborator, Danton Supple.
Calling all handsome devils and girls afraid! Grab your Alsatian cousin, hop on the double-decker bus, and join scores of sweet and tender hooligans as Headmaster DJ Ceremony brings panic to the streets of the Lower East Side with a reverent Smiths & Morrissey tribute set including deep cuts, rarities, b-sides, classics, and new releases ('cause I really do love them; now does that sound mad?). Also featuring Northern Songs, Britpop, & Manchester.