#Morrissey6Music - help pick the Ultimate Morrissey Playlist
One of the most eagerly awaited autobiographies in music was – finally – released this week, and unsurprisingly Morrissey didn’t hold back. Fans queued all night to get their hands on the book and as soon as some of its content got out it sparked a fury of online conversation.
So we thought on Now Playing we’d ask you to help us celebrate his music.
After rising to fame in the 1980s as the unmistakable lead man of The Smiths, he turned his hand to solo work and became an icon for a plethora of musicians and others who just wanted to be like him.
To give you a hand through the Lancastrian-born’s 36-year career – here’s some ideas for you:
- Your favourite tracks from The Smiths or his solo work be it classic singles or rarieties
- Artists who influenced Morrissey like New York Dolls, The Cramps, Dusty Springfield and so on
- Rough Trade Records label mates – Buzzcocks, Desperate Bicycles, The Libertines etc.
- Fellow Mancunian bands (both of The Smiths era and beyond) – The Stone Roses, Oasis, The Courteeners, etc.
You are in control of the music so let us know what you want us to play by commenting on Facebook or here on the blog, Tweet #Morrissey6Music, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or add a track onto our collaborative Spotify playlist or Rdio playlists.