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Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty!!! The Smiths announce ‘The Queen Is Dead’ Super Deluxe Edition and 5LP vinyl version! Out October 20th

From NME The Smiths have announced a ‘Super Deluxe Edition’ of their iconic album ‘The Queen Is Dead’. The iconic Manchester band teased the release last month, after the official Smiths Facebook page posted an archive image of a coffin being carried, along with the caption: “#TQID 16.06.17″ As Stereogum points out via Morrissey […]

Collecting Advice

The Smiths songs you’ve never heard before!

Before the Smiths came … the Smiths, a 60s garage band with a penchant for emotional song titles. And they aren’t the only ones whose name was reused by a more successful act Oh, the melodrama. Picture the scene: in a star-studded ceremony held a stone’s throw from Morrissey’s former […]

No Picture News

Cover Stories: The Smiths ‘The Smiths’ Debut LP

On June 18, 1948, Columbia Records introduced an innovation that would transform the music industry. That day at Manhattan’s Waldorf Astoria, Columbia introduced the long player – the 12″ album. The following year, a recent graduate of Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Institute of Technology packed up and moved to New York City. […]