Johnny Marr

Hear Johnny Marr’s New Solo Song, ‘The Trap’

The track is from Marr’s upcoming solo album, ‘Playland.’

09/19/2014

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Former Smiths Guitarist Johnny Marr Schedules Solo North American Tour

Marr’s jaunt on this side of the Atlantic will cover a lot of territory, including stops in some cities one might not expect.

09/09/2014

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Johnny Marr’s ‘Easy Money’ Video Documents Time in a Run-Down Casino: Watch

While playing before a nearly empty cafeteria of senior citizens, Marr sings, “Watching Rome fall / but it’s only money.”

08/15/2014

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Johnny Marr to Match Morrissey with His Own Tell-All Autobiography

In an interview with Brooklyn Vegan, Marr talked about the likelihood of putting pen to paper and telling his side of the Smiths storied history. Turns out it’s pretty much a done deal.

11/15/2013

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Johnny Marr Planning Memoir, Playing Santa Barbara With New Order

Legendary Smiths guitarist and winner of NME’s Godlike Genius Award, Johnny Marr has been appeasing the press circus with interviews about everything from being a teenage boy to Morrissey’s provocative life choices to his new […]

04/16/2013

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Interview: Johnny Marr On ‘The Messenger,’ Morrissey & Writing For Teenagers

Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr was lauded by NME this year as a Godlike Genius, but he considers himself more of a “messenger” to aspiring artists. Marr started playing music around his native Manchester at […]

03/14/2013

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Johnny Marr Surprises With The Smiths’ Classic “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want”

Johnny Marr recently treated fans to new material, New Town Velocity, as well as his version of The Smiths’ “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want.”

12/03/2012

Johnny Marr Pens TV Theme

Fresh off of his work with [lastfm]Hans Zimmer[/lastfm] for the score to Inception, former [lastfm]Smiths[/lastfm] guitarist [lastfm]Johnny Marr[/lastfm] is taking his signature sound to the small screen this fall, having penned the theme song and […]

08/12/2010

Johnny Marr Hearts His Devoted Veggie Fans

Show of hands: who here was inspired to go vegetarian after hearing [lastfm]The Smiths[/lastfm]‘ album Meat is Murder for the first time (author raises hand)? Whether you were a melancholy misanthrope 12-year-old or an eco-conscientious […]

07/26/2010

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