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Johnny Marr – “The Tracers”

BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 24: Johnny Marr performs for fans during Splendour in the Grass on July 24, 2015 in Byron Bay, Australia. (Photo by Cassandra Hannagan/Getty Images)

Not content to let Morrissey soak up all the headlines with his bad opinions about the state of the world, Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr has just released “The Tracers,” the first single from his third solo album The Comet. With a beefy picked bass line and energetic “hoo hoo!” refrain, it sounds like something late career U2 could have come up with, but a little less evangelical and a little more fun. Hear it below.