Archive for the Morrissey Category
Soon after the Smiths disbanded in 1987, Morrissey returned with his debut as a solo artist Viva Hate (1988). The album was certified gold in both the U.K. and the U.S. and topped the album charts in England. THE BEST OF MORRISSEY includes two key tracks from Viva Hate: “Everyday […]
Morrissey’s new album of covers includes songs by the likes of Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Laura Nyro, Dionne Warwick and many more as well as having guests vocals by Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day), LP, Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear), among others.
Morrissey releases a deluxe edition of his 2017 album Low In High School. The expanded edition includes his newly recorded cover of The Pretenders’ Back On The Chain Gang, five live b-sides from the recording session, three unreleased tracks, a limited edition lithographed photograph of Morrissey, and a rare version of a photo […]
Opening with the churning, horn-spiked “My Love I’d Do Anything for You,” Low in High School touches upon several familiar Morrissey obsessions — there’s prog and glam alongside Smiths-ian jangle — but the album also serves up swinging continental jazz, clomping electronics, drum circles, and even a feint at disco. […]
Coming after a decade of albums where Morrissey’s consistency was almost a fault, the untidiness of World Peace feels rather thrilling, holding the attention even when the record doesn’t necessarily work. Producer Joe Chiccarelli — an alt-rock vet whose credits run from Oingo Boingo to Alanis Morissette and Café Tacuba […]