the smiths

Revisit Our November 1992 Morrissey Your Arsenal Cover Story: The Sorrow and the Pity

With some artists, interviews are easy. You book a time, turn up, switch on the tape recorder, and they give you the same old sales…
David Thomas / July 27, 2017

The Smiths Announce Deluxe Reissue of The Queen Is Dead

The Smiths have announced a deluxe of their classic 1986 album The Queen Is Dead. The double-disc set and CD/DVD box will include a demo…
Taylor Berman / July 20, 2017

Watch a Trailer for the New Morrissey Biopic England Is Mine

The Morrissey of 2017 isn't great, so why not celebrate the days when he was? There's a new trailer for a Morrissey biopic, England Is Mine,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 30, 2017

Super Furry Animals – “The Boy With The Thorn In His Side” (The Smiths Cover)

Super Furry Animals’ sophomore album, Radiator, turns 20 later this year and the band are putting out a remastered deluxe edition of the album to…
James Rettig, Stereogum / June 19, 2017

Morrissey Accuses HMV of Trying to “Freeze Sales” of The Smiths Reissues

Last week saw the release of two new vinyl singles from The Smiths. The cuts are two versions of "The Queen Is Dead," on 7" and…
Dale Eisinger / June 18, 2017

The Smiths Announce “The Queen Is Dead” Single Reissues

After teasing it in cryptic Facebook post earlier this week, the Smiths have finally announced the release of two new vinyl singles of "The Queen Is…
Rob Arcand / June 16, 2017

Morrissey Slams Theresa May’s Support of Fox Hunting, Endorses Jeremy Corbyn in Facebook Post

A week after issuing a predictably stupid statement about the Manchester bombing, Morrissey has shared another Facebook message that's critical of UK Prime Minister Theresa.
Taylor Berman / June 2, 2017

Morrissey Says Something Predictably Dumb About the Manchester Bombing

Morrissey has joined the ranks of the many prominent British musicians who have issued statements about last night's bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 23, 2017

The Shins – “Panic” (The Smiths Cover)

After a brief hiatus, the Shins returned in March with their fifth album Heartworms. Today the eleven-track album is followed by a few new songs for…
Rob Arcand / May 3, 2017

“Trump Will Kill America” Etched on The Smiths Record Store Day 7-Inch

In the vast landscape of kitsch and gimmick that is Record Store Day, The Smiths managed to release a limited 7-inch that stands out from…
Dale Eisinger / April 23, 2017

Morrissey Walks Off Mid-Concert After Losing Voice

Black-on-the-inside singer Morrissey cut his Tucson, AZ concert short on Monday night after losing his voice during the performance. The frontman was performing "Everyday Is Like…
Brian Josephs / April 12, 2017

Car Seat Headrest Covers the Smith’s “That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore”

We’re still waiting for Car Seat Headrest to cover Smash Mouth, but in the meantime, Will Toledo has offered his take on the Smiths’ Meat…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / April 12, 2017

Morrissey’s New T-Shirt Is a Very Bad Idea

The famous lyric in the Smiths' "Unloveable" goes: "I wear black on the outside / 'cause black is how I feel on the inside." Smartly,…
Jeremy Gordon / March 15, 2017

Hear Steve Gunn’s Minimal Covers of Two Songs by the Smiths

From his rough-hewn, rambling music, you wouldn't immediately take Steve Gunn for a Smiths fan, but apparently he's been a devotee since his days as…
Andy Cush / February 13, 2017

The Smiths Are Releasing a New 7″ With Unheard Outtakes

The Smiths (whoever that entails at this point) are releasing a new 7" featuring a previously unheard demo of The Queen Is Dead's "A Boy With…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 30, 2016
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