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Duffy And Jack Johnson Top UK Singles And Album Charts

18th February 2008

Welsh singer Duffy has recorded her first ever number one single with Mercy.Based on download sales alone, Mercy went straight in at the top spot.US band Nickelback remained at number two in the charts with...

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Massive Attack Confirmed As Curators Of Meltdown Festival

14th February 2008

Bristolian dance legends Massive Attack have been confirmed as curators of this year's Meltdown festival, to be held at London's Southbank Centre.The Blue Lines stars will be responsible for selecting the acts for this year's...

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Morrissey Scraps London Dates

2nd February 2008

LATEST: MORRISSEY has disappointed hundreds of fans after declaring he will not be rescheduling a series of London gigs which were postponed due to illness last month (Jan08). The former Smiths frontman was forced to...

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British Comedians Pelted By Morrissey Fans

28th January 2008

U.K. comedians RUSSELL BRAND, JONATHAN ROSS and DAVID WALLIAMS received an angry reception from MORRISSEY fans after they stepped in when the star abandoned a London concert. The crowd at Camden, London's Roundhouse became agitated...

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Morrissey Postpones London Dates After Losing Voice

27th January 2008

LATEST: MORRISSEY has been forced to postpone two planned shows in London after losing his voice. The singer's scheduled dates in the British capital were thrown into doubt when the former Smiths star left the...

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Morrissey Abandons Gig After Losing Voice - Again

26th January 2008

MORRISSEY's vocal problems have come back to haunt him - the singer was forced to abandon a concert on Friday (25Jan08) night after performing just three songs. The Suedehead singer left the stage at London's...

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Morrissey 'To Play Middle East'

8th January 2008

Morrissey is reportedly to follow Chris De Burgh by playing a concert in the political hotbed of Iran.It was confirmed three weeks ago that the Lady in Red singer is to perform in Iran in...

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Morrissey To Perform In Middle East

7th January 2008

British singer MORRISSEY is set to perform in Iran alongside a slew of local artists - and will be one of the first Western acts to appear in the country if negotiations are successful. The...

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Morrissey Makes £20k Donation To Salford Lads

31st December 2007

Former SMITHS front-man MORRISSEY has given 20,000 to the Salford Lads Club venue.Originally opened in 1904 by the founder of the Scouts - Robert Baden-Powell - the club has been the subject of a campaign...

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Morrissey Makes £20k Donation To Salford Lads

31st December 2007

Former SMITHS front-man MORRISSEY has given 20,000 to the Salford Lads Club venue.Originally opened in 1904 by the founder of the Scouts - Robert Baden-Powell - the club has been the subject of a campaign...

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Morrissey Funds Smiths Youth Club

30th December 2007

British singer MORRISSEY has made a donation to a youth club which was immortalised in an album cover by his former band THE SMITHS. The pop star posed alongside ex-bandmates Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke and...

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Hadley Backs Morrissey's Alleged Racist Comments

7th December 2007

SPANDAU BALLET star TONY HADLEY has spoken out in support of MORRISSEY - insisting the star's alleged views on national identity were accurate. The former Smiths frontman was alleged to have made the controversial remarks...

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Morrissey: Nme Is Devious

5th December 2007

Morrissey has labelled the staff of NME as "devious, truculent and unreliable" as he launches a legal action against the publication.The former Smiths frontman is to sue the influential magazine after it printed an article...

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Morrissey: 'I Am Not Racist'

4th December 2007

LATEST: MORRISSEY has insisted he is not racist after he was accused of using "naive and inflammatory" language on the topic of immigration in Britain in a U.K. music magazine. The former Smiths frontman is...

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Morrissey Switches Record Label

3rd December 2007

British singer MORRISSEY has switched record labels after signing a new deal with Decca. The former Smiths frontman, who is "very excited" about the contract, will release his first album with Decca next February (08)...

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Journalist Deems Morrissey 'Cowardly' In Immigration Row

1st December 2007

LATEST: The journalist at the centre of the row over MORRISSEY'S controversial comments on immigration has hit back at the former THE SMITHS frontman - defiantly ridiculing his decision to take legal action. Writer Tim...

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Morrissey Sues Over 'Defamatory' Nme Comments

30th November 2007

LATEST: MORRISSEY is taking legal action against a British music magazine after they accused him of using "naive and inflammatory" language on the topic of immigration in Britain. The former Smiths frontman will begin legal...

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Morrissey To Sue Nme

30th November 2007

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey is to sue music magazine NME after it failed to apologise for an article concerning his views on immigration.The singer's management had requested the magazine print a retraction after an article...

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Morrissey: 'I'm Too Conventional To Do A Radiohead'

29th November 2007

British singer MORRISSEY is too "institutionalised" to release his next album as an Internet-only download like RADIOHEAD. The former Smiths frontman, 48, has just signed a deal with record label Polydor/Decca, with a view to...

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Morrissey 'Slams Immigration'

29th November 2007

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey has claimed that immigration is destroying Britain, saying the national identity is "disappearing".According to a report in the NME, the singer, who now lives in Rome having relocated from Los Angeles,...

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Morrissey Axes Support Act For Sexual Remark Onstage

29th October 2007

British singer MORRISSEY has fired the support act on his current U.S. tour for making a sexual comment about him onstage in New York on Tuesday (23Oct07). Kristeen Young, the frontwoman of cult two-piece Kristeenyoung,...

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Morrissey Cancels Los Angeles Gigs

3rd October 2007

British singer MORRISSEY has cancelled two of his Los Angeles shows after the venue was flooded. The former The Smiths frontman, 48, started his 10 night residence at the Hollywood Palladium on Monday (01Oct07), but...

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Morrissey Spotted At Beckham Game

20th September 2007

MORRISSEY was spotted on the terraces of a recent L.A. Galaxy soccer game - but he wasn't cheering for fellow Brit DAVID BECKHAM. The former The Smiths star, who has a huge Latino following in...

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Morrissey Offers A Deal To Superfans

25th August 2007

MORRISSEY is serving up a ticket deal to his most devoted fans in New York and Los Angeles - the chance to see all of his upcoming shows and sit in on rehearsals. The former...

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Fascinating Fact 3811

24th August 2007

MORRISSEY's publicist has confirmed the singer refused a $75 million (GBP37.5 million) offer to tour with JOHNNY MARR as THE SMITHS in 2008 and 2009....

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Morrissey Fan Documentary On The Way

15th August 2007

Singer MORRISSEY is the subject of a new documentary film exploring how fans have been influenced by the former THE SMITHS frontman. Passions Just Like Mine, which is almost complete and currently has no release...

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Bassist: 'The Smiths Are Unlikely To Regroup'

21st July 2007

Former THE SMITHS bassist ANDY ROURKE insists the legendary band is unlikely to reunite, because singer MORRISSEY is difficult to get in touch with. Rourke has had little contact with Morrissey, who now lives in...

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Morrissey Slams Fur-wearer Madonna

16th July 2007

Animal-loving singer MORRISSEY has launched a stinging attack on MADONNA - suggesting she treats her adopted son DAVID BANDA like a fashion accessory. The former The Smiths frontman made the comment during a gig in...

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Morrissey Unable To Reschedule Some Shows

11th July 2007

LATEST: Singer MORRISSEY has been unable to reschedule concerts in a number of east coast American cities, following a string of recent cancellations as he recovers from a throat infection. The former The Smiths star...

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Morrissey + Marr Heal Rift, But Never Discuss Smiths Reunion

5th July 2007

Former THE SMITHS rockers MORRISSEY and JOHNNY MARR still socialise together despite falling out after the band's demise - but they've never discussed reforming the legendary group. Guitarist Marr claims neither he nor Morrissey has...

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