The Smiths

Rare Smiths Footage
If you’ve got 40 minutes and you love the Smiths, well, we’ve got something that will blow your mind. Rare footage of a gig that former frontman Morrissey played with the band in 1988 — after they’d split up and he’d embarked on a…
10 Best Smiths Lyrics
Very few bands of the past 30 years have had the impact of the Smiths. Part of their lasting influence stems from the band's timeless music -- particularly guitarist Johnny Marr's ringing riffs. But so much of the group's still-devoted following live by the gospel according to Mo…
Ultra-Rare Demos
If you thought yesterday's posting of a Nine Inch Nails documentary from the mid-90s was nostalgic bliss, your mind is about the be blown. You're about to slide down the rainbow and belly-flop into a huge pot of gold, as a 39-minute rehearsal recording, titled 'The Pablo Cuckoo Tape,' from the Smith…
Learning from the Smiths
No band is an island. The best songwriters tend to be sponge-like soaker-uppers of music, film, fine art, literature and other forms of culture, be they popular or obscure, and these influences often find their way into the music, helping listeners branch out and develop new interests...

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