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Morrissey’s Low in High School – greatness marred in politics

Rating: 2/5 Laced with disparaging commentaries of the Western governments, and sympathies for the people defenseless to the Middle Eastern crisis, Morrissey returns with Low in High School: an unsurprisingly melodramatic, politically guided record, largely unenthused and unmemorable, with the tracks hedging into Eastern style manifesting as no more than those employed as backdrops to […]

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England Is Mine

Mark Gill’s biopic of Steven Patrick Morrissey (AKA Morrissey, lead singer of The Smiths) is a beautiful, well-paced portrait of a young artist yearning for fame, knowing he is something bigger than his humdrum town. England is Mine charts a short period in the younger Morrissey’s life, as he attempts to balance his passion for […]

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The Smiths veteran proves his worth as a frontman

Any anxieties about Marr’s ability to operate as a solo artist are dispelled pretty swiftly as it soon becomes apparent he is a natural front man, commanding the space with ease and infectious energy.