Johnny Marr

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'She gold-plated songs': Denise Johnson, the voice of Manchester's dancefloors
Nineties bands in need of rave vocals looked to the late Johnson, whose rich, fiery voice alchemised their music into something else entirely

Fergal Kinney

28, Jul, 2020 @1:10 PM

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'No downside': Johnny Marr, Best Coast and Jason Isbell on how sobriety improves music
Rock’n’roll is equated with excess – but for many musicians, addiction to drugs or alcohol can stifle their art. Three of them explain how getting sober sent their creativity skyrocketing

Lior Phillips

02, Jun, 2020 @3:11 PM

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Johnny Marr joins Hans Zimmer to score next James Bond film
No Time to Die will be the 25th film in the franchise and Daniel Craig’s final role as 007

Aamna Mohdin

18, Jan, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Johnny Marr scotches Smiths reunion rumours: 'Nigel Farage on guitar'
Marr alluded to his political differences with Morrissey, after a fan asked about rumours of a 2020 tour spread by ‘a trusted source’

Laura Snapes

07, Nov, 2019 @12:03 PM

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Johnny Marr: 'Grown men were crying on their kids' shoulders'
The Smiths legend, whose appearance with the Killers was a true Glastonbury Moment, talks about his own festival experiences, and how the event was influenced by rave culture

Alex Needham

30, Jun, 2019 @12:45 PM

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All Points East review – blockbuster festival makes a muted return
Standout sets from the Chemical Brothers and Christine and the Queens salvage an opening weekend marred by sound issues

Hannah J Davies

27, May, 2019 @11:05 AM

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Hair soon is now: will the indie aesthetic ever disappear?
Paul Weller may have cut his famed fringe, but the indie bouffant – part mod, part mullet – will never die

Leonie Cooper

27, Jul, 2018 @12:00 PM

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'On repeat in our house': your albums of the year so far
After a mid-2018 Guardian rundown, here’s a selection of additional readers’ favourites from the discussion provoked

Guardian readers

22, Jun, 2018 @9:17 AM

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Johnny Marr: Call the Comet review – his best solo album yet
(New Voodoo/Warner)

Damien Morris

17, Jun, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Johnny Marr: Call the Comet review – the light that never went out
Marr’s best solo album is humane, melodic and authoritative, in contrast to the other former Smith, Morrissey – surely his time is now?

Michael Hann

15, Jun, 2018 @8:30 AM

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'He can't destroy history': Johnny Marr on veganism, Man City and Morrissey's legacy
The former Smiths guitarist answered questions on his golden days, life as a clean-eating rock star and why he ‘draws the line’ at Kanye West

14, Jun, 2018 @12:39 PM

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Johnny Marr: ‘A middle-aged musician nursing a hangover is a dead duck’
The former Smiths guitarist on his new album, avoiding political pronouncements, and his long marriage to Angie

Barbara Ellen

09, Jun, 2018 @5:00 PM

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