Articles relating to: The Smiths
“Morrissey chose it. Morrissey chose everything.” Northern Soul talks to photographer Stephen Wright
Neither of us intend it, I’m sure, but our conversation circles back time and again to a once-forgotten corner of Ordsall on a bitter December day in 1985.Read the full story..
Archie Swift installed our oven when we came back to Manchester.Read the full story..
Of the many and varied responses to the news that a Morrissey biopic was being made, probably the most salient can be summed up thus: “Oh no, please don’t encourage him”.Read the full story..
There’s a bit of armchair psychology which often gets trotted out on the subject of great musicians.Read the full story..
‘Of course the same thing happened to Keats, you know.’Read the full story..
Of The Smiths’ many fine attributes, there’s one which sometimes tends to get overlooked: their strong sense of place.Read the full story..
Rejoice! A leading British publisher has brought us a book by a member of a great modern British band, someone who can write skilful, balanced prose which demonstrates an encyclopedic knowledge of his chosen field of home-grown pop, particularly the pre-Beatles era.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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