MORRISSEY | Satellite of Love (Video)

Morrissey sung a cover of The Velvet Underground/Lou Reed classic “Satellite of Love” — a song about a lover’s betrayal — at this year’s Glastonbury festival. Interestingly enough, the backdrop behind the band is a still image from Mauro Bolognini’s film “Senilità” (also called “Careless”). The actor is Anthony Franciosa. It’s basically a grey and…

MORRISSEY | New Tracks

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey has three new tracks he unveiled live at Maida Vale Studios for BBC Radio 2 to kick off a new tour which begins in Perth, Australia tomorrow. The songs are posted at YouTube by a user “sdsuedehead”. The rollicking rocker, “The Kid’s A Looker”, begins with this classic Morrissey verse: “He…

MORRISSEY | Glamorous Glue

Okay, so this is just a two-track CD/7-inch release, featuring the previously-released, “Glamorous Glue”, remastered from Morrissey’s “Your Arsenal” — and the other is a previously unreleased demo called “Treat Me Like a Human Being”, that’s been floating around the internet under the title, “Treat Me Like A New York Doll”. It’s easy to see…

THE SMITHS | The Demos (Bootleg Vinyl)

Article & artwork by David D. Robbins Jr. | The Smiths ‘Demos’ find long book introductions tedious. So, I won’t bore you with a history of The Smiths, or how they were one of the greatest bands on the planet. Chances are if you’re reading this far, then you already love the band. As many…

BONA DRAG (20th Aniv. Ed.) | Morrissey

Article/artwork: David D. Robbins Jr. (Art uses photo from Morrissey’s official website) Album: Bona Drag (20th Anniversary Edition w/bonus tracks) THE ELEGANT MILLER OF MOPE: It’s an understatement to say Morrissey has a way with words. He is their lion-tamer. Perhaps more-so than any other musician this side of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Twenty…