Johnny Marr spotted at the Oscars

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An anonymous person writes:

Saw Johnny Marr on the pre-Oscar Red carpet.​

Marr worked on "Inception", nominated for "Best Original Score".

See also:

<a href="">Johnny Marr “Walking Down Hollywood”</a> - Johnny Marr Plays Guitar

"Why do you come here?" - The Day I Met Morrissey

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I was reviewing the gig last night and managed to run into the man himself as well -as a lifelong fan it was quite the occasion so I'm glad I got a picture to go with it :)

Full account is detailed here:
"Why do you come here?" - The Day I Met Morrissey - Stop The Lights

Read and enjoy :)


Emily Browning covers "Asleep" on the "Sucker Punch" soundtrack

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Rob sends the link / excerpt:

'Sucker Punch' Soundtrack Features Emily Browning, Carla Gugino, Bjork, Queen + More - PopEater

"The film's cast gets in on the fun, with star Emily Browning covering the Eurythmics' 'Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This),' the Smiths' 'Asleep' and the Pixies' 'Where Is My Mind?'..."

Morrissey / Smiths in the media

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From Alex (original post):

Morricone 2010 interview mentions 'Dear God'

Ennio Morricone Interviewed: "Compared To Bach, I'm Practically Unemployed" - The Quietus


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.

Vu writes:

Noise In My Head radio station has The Smiths' "Shoplifters" poster
I thought this was pretty funny, but apparently someone at Melbourne's Triple R...​

Morrissey spotted at Squarehead / Spies concert in Dublin

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Update 7:50am PT 2/25/2011:

Link/photo posted in the forum thread by Silke:

Morrissey & Squarehead -

Here we are then:


[SUB]Moz & Squarehead. (enlarge)[/SUB]​

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...​

Mike Joyce in new Lexus CT 200h 'Drum Roll' TV Commercial (UK)

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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

Article: Andrew McGibbon (Andrew Paresi) praises Smiths fans; new book, "I Was Douglas Adams's Flatm

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Chris writes:

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.​


Oscillate Widly - NYC (Mar. 3)

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A Monthly Smiths & Morrissey Tribute Night & Dance Party. (Is it really so strange?)

Next edition: Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the gorgeous Gallery Bar (Lower level)

Facebook invite.

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.

21 & up.
Moz-themed go-go.
Smiths/Morrissey-themed cocktail menu.

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 — 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Venue: Gallery Bar (lower level) — 180 Orchard Street (just above Delancey)
New York...

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