Tag Archives: Johnny Marr

Classic Artist Profile: The Smiths

by James Sloan Band Members: Steven Patrick Morrissey (1982-1987), Johnny Maher (1982-1987), Andy Rourke (1982-1987) and Mike Joyce (1982-1987). Top Tracks: ‘How Soon Is Now?’, ‘Panic’, ‘This Charming Man’, ‘There Is A Light That Never Goes Out’, ‘Heaven Knows I’m … Continue reading

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Track Review: Johnny Marr – New Town Velocity

by Sam Skilton “It’s autobiographical,” Johnny Marr tells NME Magazine. “It’s about reconnecting with the feelings I had growing up, the ones that shape you. It was the last thing I did for the record (‘The Messenger’), and I wanted … Continue reading

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Album Review: Johnny Marr – The Messenger

by James Sloan Remember Johhny Marr? Initially one half of a mesmerising Marr-Morrissey partnership that produced some of the greatest British indie rock music of the 1980s he then moved on, playing with The The, Modest Mouse and The Cribs … Continue reading

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Music News: Johnny Marr steals the show at the NME Awards

Godlike Genius Johnny Marr took the centre stage at this year’s NME Awards as he performed a six-song set which featured Ronnie Wood and Justin Young of The Vaccines. Kicking off with his new single ‘Upstarts’, the man who masterminded … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Johnny Marr – The Messenger

#Top40Songs2012 by Sam Skilton At the start of the 1980s, the word ‘Marr’ would perhaps have conjured up thoughts of a village in South Yorkshire, or a Scottish committee area, or even a former British racing driver. Nowadays though, it … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Likely Lads – Observations

#Top40Songs2012 by Sam Skilton When it comes to describing the sound of up and coming bands there is always a risk of being overly comparative. In this case let’s just say that Ross McLeod harnesses the vocal strengths of both … Continue reading

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