Tag Archives: Johnny Marr

Forever Summer

I’ve been in bands my entire adult life. For most of that time, it was the most important element of my identity. Being in a band was not only a crucial creative outlet, but also a social space; it was how I met people beyond what is now the GLONO crew. The first band I … Continue reading Forever Summer

New video from The The: We Can’t Stop What’s Coming

Video: The The – “We Can’t Stop What’s Coming” This song was released in the UK for Record Store Day as a 7″ single. It features Matt Johnson, Zeke Manyika, Johnny Marr, James Eller, Meja Kullersten, Chris Whitten and Iain Berryman. The basic track was recorded live for one of Johnson’s “Radio Cineola” broadcasts a … Continue reading New video from The The: We Can’t Stop What’s Coming

Photos: Johnny Marr at Brudenell Social Club

Brudenell Social Club is a workingman’s club in Leeds with an old function room that was used previously for bingo and cabaret style acts – it still has brass fittings and seats and tables at the back on the elevated section – while the dance floor in front of the stage is all standing. It … Continue reading Photos: Johnny Marr at Brudenell Social Club

Not That Jealous of Youth Anymore

“It’s funny how, as we grow old we cling to the past as we cling to the air, and feel nostalgia for things that were maybe never there.” I loved that song when I was 19. I worshiped the Smiths in high school and followed Johnny Marr’s career when he split the group. Pretenders, Talking … Continue reading Not That Jealous of Youth Anymore

7 Worlds Collide – The Sun Came Out

7 Worlds Collide - The Sun Came OutMembers of Crowded House, Wilco, the Smiths, and Radiohead get together and record an album for charity.