Live review (Manhattan Sound, January 25, 1983) – City Fun

Possibly the first ever Smiths live review! Originally appeared in the fanzine City Fun.

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‘Smiths Split!’ – Melody Maker

This news item detailing the break-up of The Smiths originally appeared in the September 12, 1987 issue of Melody Maker. Note that the photo of Mike Joyce has mistakenly been identified as showing Johnny Marr.

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The Smiths: Hits and Myths – Smash Hits

Morrissey talks to Dave Rimmer in the February 16, 1984 issue of Smash Hits.

 

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How Soon Is Now? – Melody Maker

Simon Reynolds says goodbye to The Smiths in the September 26, 1987 issue of Melody Maker.

 

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‘The Queen Is Dead’ review – NZ Listener

This review by Imogen de la Bere originally appeared in the May 2, 1987 issue of the New Zealand Listener.

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‘T-Zers’ news item – NME

Brief report in New Musical Express (September 3, 1983) on the ‘Handsome Devil’ scandal.

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Reader’s letter – Smash Hits

‘Smiths Admirer’ writes to Smash Hits asking about those messages scratched into the run-out grooves of Smiths records…

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