A Light That Never Goes Out

Blighty Bound

This Saturday, I’ll be flying to the UK for two weeks. In one way or another, I’m dealing with four books while over there, which makes me think that, in...
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A Light That Never Goes Out: The Full American Jacket Is In.

Here, finally, is the full jacket for the American edition of A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT: THE ENDURING SAGA OF THE SMITHS, to be published by Crown Archetype/Random House...
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A Light That Never Goes Out. American Dates Now In.

A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths will be published by Crown Archetype  in America on December 4. To coincide with the book’s publication, I’ll be doing...
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A Light That Never Goes Out. Goes on tour.

I am happy to announce two book events in the UK this November. Expect some radio appearances to coincide. WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 21ST, at the BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE, GREENWICH, LONDON. 7:30pm:...
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Morrissey in Albany/Smiths on Twitter

At 3pm EST today (8pmGMT), Friday October 19th, I’ll be engaging in my first ever Twitter Q&A, talking about my book and the Smiths in general. Come on to Twitter,...
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Today FM interview

In September, I was interviewed by Paul McLoone at TodayFM in Ireland about my Smiths biography, A Light That Never Goes Out. It was a good one. (That may not...
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Johnny Marr’s pre-Smiths, post-punk influences: a YouTube playlist

One of the more interesting aspects of researching my Smiths biography was talking to Johnny Marr about the thriving post-punk scene of the very late 1970s and the very early...
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The Smiths’ first recording: I Want A Boy For My Birthday

October 4 marked the 30th anniversary of the first ever Smiths gig, at the Ritz in Manchester, opening for Blue Rondo a La Turk. Dale Hibbert was on bass; Andy...
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