Johnny Marr

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‘Invention, grace and bloodlust ballet’: post-punk guitarist John McGeoch
McGeoch sent a jolt through the scene with Magazine, Siouxsie Sioux and more. Johnny Marr, James Dean Bradfield and others salute an overlooked musician

Daniel Dylan Wray

04, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Johnny Marr: Fever Dreams Pts 1-4 review – dancefloor-friendly double album
Marr trades post-punk guitar for energetic electro-indie in a hopeful, pandemic-processing 16-track opus

Phil Mongredien

06, Mar, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Johnny Marr: ‘When I play Smiths songs I experience this huge wave of elation’
On the eve of his new double album, the acclaimed songwriter takes questions from musicians, politicians and readers

Tim Lewis

06, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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There is a fight that never goes out: Morrissey accuses Johnny Marr of using him as clickbait
‘Must you persistently, year after year, decade after decade, blame me for everything?’ singer writes in open letter to former Smiths bandmate

Laura Snapes

26, Jan, 2022 @11:08 AM

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Send us your questions for Johnny Marr
Got something to ask the prolific Mancunian guitar hero? Send it our way and we’ll put it to him

01, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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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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