Morrissey unveils comeback single, plus details of new album

Morrissey unveils comeback single, plus details of new album

Indie icon Morrissey has unveiled comeback single Spent The Day In Bed – and you can listen to it here. The former frontman of The Smiths made headlines earlier this week when he finally joined social network site Twitter – his first words being ‘Spent The Day In Bed’. It was later confirmed that this was the name of his new single. The jaunty, keyboard-led track got its first airing on BBC 6 Music this…

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World premiere of Morrissey biopic to close EIFF

World premiere of Morrissey biopic to close EIFF

It has been announced that a biopic based on the early life of The Smiths frontman Morrissey will close the 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival. The world premiere of England is Mine, which is directed by Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominee Mark Gill (The Voorman Problem), will be held at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre on Sunday 2 July. It has been confirmed that key cast members will attend the event. England is Mine will take…

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Morrissey announces world tour

Morrissey announces world tour

Indie’s arch-miserablist, the inimitable Morrissey, has announced a world tour – but so far, there’s only one UK date. It remains to be seen if Mozza, who played a sold-out gig at the Usher Hall in 2012, and also performed at the Playhouse Theatre in 2008, will make a rare return to Edinburgh – though fans are hopeful more tour dates will be announced soon. The former Smiths man will play a show at Manchester Arena on August…

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Noel Gallagher ‘thrilled’ as Wonderwall is named Best British Song

Noel Gallagher ‘thrilled’ as Wonderwall is named Best British Song

Noel Gallagher has spoken of his delight after Wonderwall by Oasis was named as the Best British Song of All Time in a special Radio X poll. “What can I say? The people have spoken,” said the 48-year-old rock star. “The fact that there wasn’t one single Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds song in the top 20 makes think the whole thing is a mockery of an unreliable sham! “Saying that, though, I’m thrilled,” he added….

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