Morrissey





Morrissey

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in Davyhulme, Lancashire, The United Kingdom
May 22, 1959

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Steven Patrick Morrissey (born 22 May 1959), known primarily as Morrissey, is an English lyricist and singer. He rose to prominence in the 1980s as the lyricist and vocalist of the alternative rock band the Smiths. The band was highly successful in the UK but broke up in 1987, and Morrissey began a solo career, making the top ten of the UK Singles Chart in the United Kingdom on ten occasions. Widely regarded as an important innovator in indie music, Morrissey has been described by music magazine NME as "one of the most influential artists ever," and The Independent has stated "most pop stars have to be dead before they reach the iconic status he has reached in his lifetime." Pitchfork Media has called him "one of the most singular figures i...more


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11 November 2012


Press release:


It's rare these days to see a hyper-literate artist succeed as an over-the-top entertainer.

His band is top-notch.


- Billboard


Morrissey Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates

Including Additional Cities


After nine shows in the Northeast this fall, Morrissey will continue his North American tour beginning in Greenvale, Long Island, NY, on January 9th and ending in Portland,...

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