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BANG Showbiz / Yahoo! News UK: Dana Gillespie was invited to tea by Morrissey after he loved her Spent the Day in Bed cover (May 30, 2024)

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Dana Gillespie was invited to tea by Morrissey after he loved her Spent the Day in Bed cover​

Iconic singer Dana Gillespie was left stunned when reclusive star Morrissey emailed her to say that her cover of the song 'Spent the Day in Bed' was better than his original.

In fact, Morrissey was so impressed by Dana's interpretation that he took her out for tea at a posh London hotel.

Dana says: "It was such a thrill. Morrissey is such a brilliant songwriter, we had such fun together. What I love about the song is how relevant the lyrics are to today's world. It's about how it's better not to mess up with your brain by watching the news."

Dana's song can be found on her new album, 'First Love', which is being released on 31st May by Fretsore Records.

She told BANG Showbiz Managing Director Rick Sky during an outrageous two-hour video interview at London's Sanctum Hotel in Soho: "This album is technically my 74th album, and it's the first time for 50 years that...

Morrissey Central "TIME" (May 28, 2024)

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The Dispatch: "If You Get ‘Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now,’ You Get The Smiths" (May 18, 2024)

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If You Get ‘Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now,’ You Get The Smiths


"The Smiths are one of those rare bands that managed to build a remarkable, enduring legacy and sustain an ardent fan base despite having very little success on the singles charts. Since its debut album in 1983 and long after its break-up less than four years later, the Manchester-based guitar-pop band—comprising singer and lyricist Morrissey, guitarist and songwriter Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke, and drummer Mike Joyce—has enjoyed critical acclaim and a cult following. In the early 2000s, Rolling Stone included four Smiths albums on its list of the 500 greatest in rock history. Their music has functioned as plot points in at least two films produced long after the group’s disbanding: (500) Days of Summer and The Killer... "

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English Teacher cover "Bigmouth Strikes Again" in Manchester (May 24, 2024)

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Surprised these aren't a bigger band... one day.

Anyway, not the best cover version, but nice that they played it in Manchester. And they're certainly enjoying themselves doing it.

Gallery Kawamatsu / Romi Mori: "The Smiths - When History is Told Part 1." (May 24-June 8, 2024)

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2024 May 24th (Fri) – June 8th (Sat) * Closed June 2nd (Sun)
★Reservation-only talk event held on May 26th (Sun) from 15:00 Exhibition
and sale of treasured photographs by photographer/musician ROMI MORI, who has been photographing The Smiths since before their album debut.
In addition, in Part.2 , all 17 12-inch singles, vinyl records of the six albums, rare items that fans must see , etc. will be sold in a bidding auction. Please enjoy them together.

PDF of event with images available above.
Some nice shots by Romi:


New Morrissey photo posted by Ryan Lowry on his Instagram (May 22, 2024)

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Has this photo been shared previously?

Morrissey Central "MORRISSEY’S RE-BIRTH DAY !" (May 22, 2024)

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"When you consider how many people have tried their best to kill me off, today feels like a great victory!

Still here, still me, still ready." M

(Image used was originally a Happy Birthday Bruce Lee post online).

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