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Morrissey Turns Animal Rescuer

6th February 2007

British singer MORRISSEY moonlights as an animal saviour - he rescues sick squirrels he sees lying by the side of the road. The former THE SMITHS frontman urges other animal lovers to check squirrels...

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Morrissey Photo Exhibition Opens In New York

2nd February 2007

A new photo exhibition documenting the legendary loyalty of MORRISSEY fans has opened in New York City. US photographer RYAN MCGINLEY spent nearly two years following former SMITHS star when he toured the US, UK...

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Cocker To Write Eurovision Song?

17th January 2007

JARVIS COCKER has volunteered to write a future UK entry for the Eurovision Song Contest - but refuses to go up against MORRISSEY, who is in talks to pen his own song for the competition....

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Morrissey For Eurovision?

10th January 2007

Morrissey, the former Smiths singer, is currently in talks to write the UK's entry for this year's Eurovision song contest.The BBC has confirmed that he was approached after a number of remarks he made about...

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Morrissey To Write UK Eurovision Song?

9th January 2007

British singer MORRISSEY is in talks to write the UK entry for the Eurovision Song Contest later this year (07). The former SMITHS frontman is a fan of the critically-panned competition. A BBC spokesman says,...

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Morrissey Wants An Honour

29th December 2006

Singer MORRISSEY accepts he has wrecked his chances of being honoured by QUEEN ELIZABETH II - but he insists he is more deserving of a title than many recipients. The former SMITHS frontman distanced himself...

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Attenborough Beats Singers For Living Icon Award

17th December 2006

Acclaimed naturalist Sir David Attenborough has been named as Britain's greatest living icon after coming ahead of Sir Paul McCartney and Morrissey in a nationwide poll.The three men had been named on the final shortlist...

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Attenborough Wins Icon Award

17th December 2006

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH was named Britain's Greatest Living Icon yesterday (16DEC06) after viewers voted for the British naturalist on the BBC's THE CULTURE SHOW. The veteran broadcaster beat former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY and former...

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Wilson Fury At Morrissey

8th December 2006

Music mogul TONY WILSON has launched a blistering attack on pop star MORRISSEY, calling him a nasty human being. Wilson, who managed NEW ORDER and HAPPY MONDAYS, is not happy at the former THE...

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Mccartney Britain's Greatest Living Icon?

4th December 2006

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is down to the final three in a search for Britain's greatest living icon. MCCartney is up against ex-SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY and veteran broadcaster SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH for the accolade,...

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Attenborough Fights Singers For Living Icon Award

2nd December 2006

Acclaimed naturist Sir David Attenborough will go head to head with Sir Paul McCartney and Morrissey to be named as Britain's greatest living icon.The three men have been named on the final shortlist of three...

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'Diva' Morrissey Blasted By Support Act The Dears

24th October 2006

Canadian rockers THE DEARS have slammed MORRISSEY for behaving like a diva on their recent US tour together. The band's guitarist PATRICK KRIEF was upset by Morrissey's behaviour and now wishes he had never met...

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Razorlight: 'We're Better Than Morrissey'

6th October 2006

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL believes his band are better than legendary rocker MORRISSEY, after the incredible response they received at this year's (06) V Festival. Both Razorlight and the former THE SIMTHS star headlined the...

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Morrissey To Write For Morricone Spectacular?

27th September 2006

MORRISSEY is in negotiations with film composer ENNIO MORRICONE to write and sing a segment for the Italian music legend's upcoming classical spectacular in New York. Morricone supplied string arrangements on the former SMITHS star's...

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Morrissey To Write For Morricone Spectacular?

27th September 2006

MORRISSEY is in negotiations with film composer ENNIO MORRICONE to write and sing a segment for the Italian music legend's upcoming classical spectacular in New York. Morricone supplied string arrangements on the former SMITHS star's...

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Primal Scream Rock Free Myspace Gig

31st August 2006

PRIMAL SCREAM are performing for free in London tonight (31AUG06) in the first of a series of rock concerts staged by online networking phenomenon MySpace. Users of the site - who previously signed on to...

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Three Festival Fans Die In Car Crash

21st August 2006

Three music fans on their way home from the V Festival in Chelmsford, England, were killed in a car crash early this morning (21AUG06). According to police, the vehicle was carrying six people in their...

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Festival Crackdown Prompts 80 Arrests

21st August 2006

A huge police crackdown on drug offences has seen more than 80 UK festival-goers arrested in Stafford this weekend (19-20AUG06). In all, 1,350 officers were deployed at the Weston Park leg of the V Festival,...

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Morrissey Slams UK Radio

21st August 2006

Morose crooner MORRISSEY has slammed UK radio stations for refusing to give his latest tracks enough air time. The former THE SMITHS singer headlined Britain's two-day V Festival in Chelmsford and Stafford at the weekend...

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Morrissey Blasts Bush And Blair

21st August 2006

Outspoken singer MORRISSEY has launched a stinging attack on both US President GEORGE W BUSH and British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR for their aggressive foreign policies. Headlining England's V Festival in Weston Park, Stafford on...

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Morrissey Hits Back In Tv Presenter Feud

26th July 2006

Outspoken British singer MORRISSEY has hit back at British television presenter RICHARD MADELEY, who labelled him a "puffed-up-prat" and "vain glorious strutting humbug". Madeley used his column in the British newspaper the Saturday Express to...

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Morrissey Snubs Baldwin Film

26th July 2006

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has turned down the chance to appear alongside ALEC BALDWIN in a forthcoming Hollywood movie, because he is convinced he has no acting talent. Despite being tempted by the role,...

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Taylor Named Top 'Wuss'

12th July 2006

Folk-rocker JAMES TAYLOR has been named the biggest 'wuss' ever by Blender magazine. The sensitive songwriter was slammed in the magazine's August (06) issue for initiating "an era of confessional, listen-to-my-troubles singer/songwriters and turn(ing) self-examination...

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Fascinating Fact 1686

23rd June 2006

Former THE SMITHS stars ANDY ROURKE and MIKE JOYCE have recorded an album together under the band name VINNY PECULIAR. Bassist Rourke and drummer Joyce played alongside guitarist JOHNNY MARR and frontman MORRISSEY until The...

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Linda Mccartney Snubbed The Smiths

7th June 2006

The late LINDA MCCARTNEY turned down an offer to record with British band THE SMITHS. The rock foursome were huge fans of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's first wife, and were desperate for her to play the...

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Morrissey: 'Suicide Is Art'

31st May 2006

British rocker MORRISSEY considered suicide "many times" because he saw the devastating act as "an art form". The HOW SOON IS NOW? star claims many of his artistic heroes have killed themselves, and this inspired...

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Leto Joked About Being Gay

31st May 2006

Actor JARED LETO has laughed off reports that he is gay, insisting his comments to a reporter last week were meant as a joke. The REQUIEM FOR A DREAM star gave an online interview...

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Morrissey Threatens University Lab

30th May 2006

MORRISSEY has hit out at England's prestigious Oxford University, after learning the institution is developing a new animal testing laboratory. The outspoken animal rights campaigner performed a gig in the city last week (25MAY06), and...

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Morrissey's Regrets His Celibacy Claims

30th May 2006

MORRISSEY regrets becoming a role model for celibacy during the 1980s, because he has never managed to shake off the association. The former THE SMITHS frontman wanted to prove he would not have sex with...

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The Things They Say 2121

30th May 2006

"That's absolute s**t, absolute s**t and I don't know why people ever said that." British rocker MORRISSEY leaves the public in no doubt about his rumoured romance with REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE.

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