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2016

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Morrissey: 'Prince Is the Royal That People Love'

April 24, 2016

Morrissey has penned a tribute to Prince where the former Smiths singer seamlessly managed to praise the music legend, slam the British royal family and lobby for veganism in a three-paragraph statement. In a post on his fan site True-to-You,...

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Henry Rollins Removes Morrissey From 'Kill List'

January 7, 2016

Henry Rollins is perpetually candid and outspoken — see his recent statements on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton or telling Rolling Stone he didn't like the music we covered — and his recent interview with the Guardian...

2015

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Flashback: The Smiths Play an Epic 'How Soon Is Now?'

December 8, 2015

"How Soon Is Now?" was the Smiths hit that never quite was. Their U.K. record company buried it on a B-side in 1985 because they thought the track – built around a swooping tremolo attack on a single F-sharp chord that sounded like guitarist Johnny...

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Morrissey Compares TSA to ISIS

December 1, 2015

Months after Morrissey claimed to have been sexually assaulted by TSA employees at San Francisco International Airport, the singer alleged that he has not heard from the agency after filing an official complaint. "TSA have ignored my official...

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Morrissey Explains Demonic Theme of Novel 'List of the Lost'

September 24, 2015

Morrissey's debut novel List of the Lost arrives on U.K. bookshelves today, and the singer released a statement to his unofficial website/official mouthpiece True To You explaining the book's themes. The 128-page novel, which comes nearly two years...

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Morrissey's Debut Novel 'List of the Lost' Out This Fall

August 23, 2015

Nearly two years after Morrissey penned his revealing Autobiography, the singer's words will hit bookshelves again this fall with List of the Lost, his debut novel. Morrissey fan site True to You reports that the British branch of Penguin Books...

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Morrissey Alleges Sexual Assault at San Francisco Airport

July 30, 2015

UPDATE: A TSA spokesperson has denied any officer misconduct to Rolling Stone. "TSA takes all allegations of misconduct seriously and strives to treat every passenger with dignity and respect," Mike England says. "Upon review of closed circuit...

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Blondie, Morrissey Salute LGBT Rights at MSG Show

June 29, 2015

Forty years after their CBGB days, Blondie played their first Madison Square Garden show on Saturday evening when they opened for Morrissey. The timing couldn't have been better, coming one day after the Supreme Court's landmark marriage...

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Read Morrissey's Scathing Open Letter to Live Earth

April 29, 2015

Morrissey has penned an open letter to Al Gore asking that the former vice president offer a vegan-only menu at the 2015 incarnation of Live Earth. In the letter addressed to Gore and fellow Live Earth co-founder Kevin Wall, obtained exclusively...

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Flashback: Morrissey Declares 'The Queen Is Dead' in 2007

February 3, 2015

Morrissey is a tough guy to please. He changes managers and record labels like most people change their socks, cancels an absurd amount of concerts and hates so many things that the shows that do happen sometimes begin with Big Hard Excellent Fish's 1990...

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Morrissey Wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award

December 1, 2015

Morrissey has earned a spot in a pantheon occupied by literary giants such as Tom Wolfe, Norman Mailer and John Updike, winning the Literary Review's 2016 Bad Sex in Fiction Award, the BBC reports. The rock legend earned the...

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Universal Denies It Blocked Morrissey's 'Paris' Reissue

November 24, 2015

UPDATE: True to You claim that Morrissey has proof that Universal blocked the reissue of his song "I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris" via a letter from an attorney. The letter, which has yet to surface, claims that an Universal...

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See Morrissey's Surprise Waylon Cover

September 2, 2015

Morrissey is an outspoken stage presence, attracting headlines throughout the past 30 years for his rants against Madonna, the Cure, the British royal family, the cast of Duck Dynasty, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel and meat-eaters...

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Morrissey Talks Trump, Cancer Diagnosis, TSA With Larry King

August 19, 2015

Morrissey addressed a wide array of topics during a recent chat on Larry King Now, touching on his alleged sexual assault at the San Francisco airport, Republican presidential candidates, depression, cancer and the "brutal" music industry. In...

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Morrissey Shades 'Marketed Pop Stars' Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith

July 10, 2015

Eating meat, Live Earth, fur coats, Johnny Marr and the current state of music: These are the things that Morrissey dislikes. In a new interview, Morrissey lamented about how marketing dictates popularity in the music industry nowadays as well...

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Muerte al DJ!: Mexrrissey Reimagines the Smiths

May 12, 2015

Oh, Manchester: Tanto para expiar. The Mexrrissey project celebrates the long, strange love connection between Morrissey and his Mexican fans. Mexrrissey played the Brooklyn Academy of Music Sunday night, just a couple of years after Morrissey himself...

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Morrissey Shares Minimalist 'Kiss Me a Lot' Video

April 6, 2015

Morrissey has shared a minimalist new video for "Kiss Me a Lot." The clip – which Sam Esty Rayner directed and the singer premiered via his True to You zine – features the notorious curmudgeon loosening up a little and performing...

2014

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Morrissey Hints at Cancer Scare

October 7, 2014

It's been a rough year for Morrissey, as the laconic singer has endured everything from tour-canceling illnesses to possibly being dropped from his new label to bizarre allegations of a murder-for-hire plot. However, in a new interview...

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Morrissey Dropped by Record Label

August 10, 2014

Morrissey has once again been set adrift without a record label. True To You reports that Capitol Music and Harvest Records have ended their relationship with the singer, "as directed by label boss Steve Barnett." The news comes just...

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Watch Morrissey Croon 'Jack the Ripper' in 1995

September 9, 2014

Since its 1996 release, Introducing Morrissey, a concert film documenting the singer's 1995 tour, has been a VHS rarity. Now, however, the film is not only back in print, it's available for purchase on, yes, DVD. Above, watch one of its stand-out tracks,...

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