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Johnny Marr announces North American tour in support of second solo album, ‘Playland’
Johnny Marr announces North American tour in support of second solo album, ‘Playland’
It took Johnny Marr 26 years to release his first proper solo album, The Messenger, following the disbandment of his former group, The Smiths, but, now, the guitarist seems bent on making up for lost time. Barely a year and a half after his debut, Marr is set to release a followup, Playland, Oct. 7 via Wa ...
Johnny Marr (ex-The Smiths, Modest Mouse) announces U.S. tour, debuts b-side “The It-Switch”
Johnny Marr (ex-The Smiths, Modest Mouse) announces U.S. tour, debuts b-side “The It-Switch”
Johnny Marr has announced that his next single, "New Town Velocity," from The Messenger, released earlier this year on Sire Records, will see a limited U.K. 7-inch release, as well as a worldwide digital release, next week. Additionally, the single will contain an unreleased b-side, a poppy and upbeat track called "The It-Switch," which is streaming now on Pitchfork.  The
Johnny Marr plays The Smiths’ “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” for the first time in 25 years
Johnny Marr plays The Smiths’ “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” for the first time in 25 years
Check out this new video from NME of Johnny Marr explaining how he wrote the main riffs for The Smiths' "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" and "Girl Afraid." The legendary guitarist notes that he hasn't played the song in 25 years then proceeds to nail it. ...