Andy Rourke

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 Johnny Marr at the Academy in 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Johnny Marr has dismissed rumours of a Smiths reunion after a fan asked for clarification about a rumoured 2020 tour. The rumour, posted on the forum (...)

It is arguably the best album by indubitably one of the most influential guitar bands of all time; the fact that The Smiths’ third studio album still (...)

Now the singer’s worldview is hardening as he voyages deeper into middle age

Steven Patrick Morrissey isn’t always easy to love. New biopic England Is Mine has hit cinemas at a time when the singer is testing the limits of his (...)

Geoff Travis at his Rough Trade Shop in London, circa 1977. Photograph: estate of Keith Morris/Redferns/Getty Images

Geoff Travis signed the Smiths and the Strokes, but the founder of Rough Trade Records is also completely over the moon about his latest acquisition: (...)

Morrissey: the protagonists of his songs moved through a world of railway cuttings, grim terrace gables and punctured bicycles, untouched by the coming flash of the Thatcher era.

Away from the US’s decision to reject anarchy and Ireland’s stealthy integration into greater Prussia, the big news this week concerned some much-anti(...)