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TRACK: MORRISSEY – KNOCKABOUT WORLD

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Morrissey kicked off his Irish/UK tour with a date at Killarney’s INEC Arena, oddly opting for only one Irish date by not including a Dublin one. So as it was only one date and in Killarney this meant many attending the show had to travel and travel they did from all corners of Ireland and …

Morrissey returns with his first album of original music since 2017 with Low in Highschool. The third single to be taken off his new album I Am Not A Dog On A Chain is a dreamy orchestral pop delight with lyrics that only Morrissey can write. Opening the song singing “Congratulations – you have survived, …

Like some new romantic looking for the tv sound, Adam Ouston (under the nom de plume Costume) could have been straight out of London’s infamous Blitz Club in the eighties. Architecturally impossible hair, layered makeup, glittering outfits, strobing lights and angular backing dancers in a mist of dry ice – all the ingredients were there. …

I suppose you’d say they were nearly men, Bradford. And just writing that makes me feel a little sad. The Blackburn five piece, Ian H. (Ian Michael Hodgson, vocals), Ewan Butler (guitar), John Baulcombe (Keyboards),Jos Murphy (bass guitar), and Mark McVitie (drums), released a handful of singles and one brilliant album Shouting Quietly, as well …

Out of a long tradition of slightly tongue-in-cheek, somewhat naive, cockney-geezer  ditties that I associate with ‘classics’ like Bill Wyman’s “Je Suis Un Rock Star”, Wreckless Eric’s “Whole Wide World” and even Blur’s “Parklife” comes Morrissey’s  current favourite guitarist and co-songwriter Boz Boorman with “Girl from Atlanta”. The major difference is, of course, is that …

It was pure luck really. I was browsing in my local record and cd emporium, The Left Legged Pineapple in Loughborough (R.I.P) and as I delved through the 12” I saw it. There was nothing remarkable about it, an old man on a one colour (like weak magnolia) sleeve, but I kept coming back to …