The recent Record Store Day Smiths single had an anti-Trump message carved into the vinyl… but the band have done it before. Radio X investigates...
The Smiths Biography
Manchester legends The Smiths formed in 1982. Over thirty years later their music remains as important and interesting as it was throughout the 80s.
Driven by Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr, they rejected the synthesised dance pop which was popular at the time. Morrissey's lyrics reflected the experiences of ordinary people in a poetic, engaging way, ensuring a fiercely loyal cult following.
Fans who bought the special 7" release on Record Store Day were surprised with a political message inside.
Great Moments In Rock ’N’ Roll: Morrissey and Marr get grilled by THE KIDS. Much is revealed and there’s the greatest mis-spelling of all time.
The former Manchester band are among 15 artists nominated for the honour.
To celebrate Shakespeare's birthday, let's dip into the lyric book to rifle through some of the greatest quotes in music.
Take a trip back to the year of The Joshua Tree, Sign 'O' The Times and True Faith...
The Smiths: Top Three Downloads
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Ray Davies “Will Vote In General Election For The First Time Ever”
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