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The Smiths

  1. remembrance
    Andy Rourke Paid His DuesThe Smiths’ late bassist was the band’s driving force even as he fought for credit.
  2. rip
    The Smiths Bassist Andy Rourke Dead at 59He had pancreatic cancer, Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr said.
  3. superlatives
    Johnny Marr on the Best of the Smiths and His Solo Career“Sure, there was drama, but what you hear was a result of stone-cold love.”
  4. the lads are fighting again
    Morrissey Wants Johnny Marr to Cease and Desist, Bitch“Must you persistently, year after year, decade after decade, blame me for everything?”
  5. respect the classics
    Johnny Marr Goes Full Mob Boss, Says He ‘Dealt With’ Rick Astley’s Smiths Covers“I didn’t ask for that.”
  6. we swear this isn’t a rickroll
    Rick Astley Covering the Smiths Is Lowbrow BrilliantHe really was “This Charming Man.”
  7. my single is dropping
    Johnny Marr’s Music Is the Actual Light That Never Goes OutHis new song takes us to disco church.
  8. these charming men
    Watch the Killers Bring Out Johnny Marr, Pet Shop Boys at Glastonbury“They say never meet your heroes but I think that went over alright.”
  9. rumor mill
    Unauthorized Morrissey Biopic Now Titled England Is MineThe movie was previously titled Steven, Morrissey’s rarely used first name.
  10. the jukebox
    The Smiths Are Releasing Two New Songs for the First Time in DecadesThey may not be new-new, but we’re very excited anyway.
  11. dream reunions
    Johnny Marr: A Smiths Reunion ‘Was a Very Real Prospect’ a Few Years AgoBut then Moz ghosted on him.
  12. casting couch
    This Charming Man Is Playing Morrissey in an Upcoming BiopicPlease, please, please let this film have a good soundtrack.
  13. rock and roll hall of fame
    N.W.A Leads 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame InducteesPlus Chicago, Deep Purple, and Steve Miller.
  14. rock and roll hall of fame
    Janet Jackson, N.W.A Nominated for Rock HOFChaka Khan, the Smiths, and Chicago are also nominated.
  15. Morrissey Will Next Try His Hand at a Novel, List of the LostIt’s set to be released in September, according to his zine.
  16. Mexico’s Cult of Morrissey Comes to BrooklynMexrrissey arrives at BAM — and into the mainstream. 
  17. patterns
    Jaden and Willow Smith May Have Figured Out the Meaning of Life“School is not authentic because it ends.”
  18. music
    James Franco Is Making a ‘Smiths-Inspired’ AlbumAnd he got Smiths bassist Andy Rourke to play on it.
  19. kudos
    Your 2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees: Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A.You are old.
  20. chat room
    Johnny Marr on Going Solo, Turning 50, and Fond Memories of the Smiths“To be alternative in a field full of English snobs was quite a feat.”
  21. non-reunions
    The Smiths Are ‘Never Ever’ Reuniting, EveryoneStop asking!
  22. no hard feelings
    Johnny Marr Still ‘Hears the Love’ in the SmithsHe had “many feelings of love” while remastering the albums.
  23. false alarms
    No, the Smiths Are Not ReunitingBlame David Cameron.
  24. trades
    Only David Cameron Has the Power to Reunite the SmithsJohnny Marr will do it “if the coalition steps down.”
  25. party chat
    Portlandia Enlists Smiths Guitarist Johnny Marr“He’s a brilliant guitar player, and he’s really funny.”
  26. vulture recommends
    Today on Vulture Recommends: Smiths Covers From Nitsuh AbebeFive to do Morrissey proud.
  27. clickables
    Watch a Recently Unearthed 1992 Smiths Documentary“We believe this was commissioned by the label in 1992 to support the ‘Best’ album … “
  28. bigmouths
    British Government Solid in Knowledge of the SmithsThe band gets discussed by Parliament, puns are made.
  29. the smiths
    Mr. and Mrs. Smith to Do Streetcar, MaybeHaving enjoyed whatever it was they did as producers of ‘Fela!,’ Will and Jada Pinkett Smith are looking to star in a play.
  30. overnights
    Really, Ricky Gervais? The Smiths?Speaking of shows you’ll never see new episodes of ever again, Extras bowed out last night with a dour Christmas special on HBO.
  31. right-click
    Wu-Tang Clan Still Refreshingly Old-SchoolPlus a new track from Britney! Yay!
  32. right-click
    Lil Wayne Wants to Stand Next to Your FirePlus: The Hives!
  33. right-click
    Arcade Fire Celebrates No. 2 StatusNew music from Daft Punk and Cold War Kids!
  34. right-click
    Diddy Plays Third WheelDJ Shadow, the Smiths, and more!