Dum Dum Girls’ cover appeared as the final track on their 2011 EP “He gets me high”, which was produced by Raveonettes’ Sune Rose Wagner and by. Their version is bigger, brasher, and faster. The arrangements are the same but the sound is completely different. There are noisy guitars and heavy-footed bass drumming, and Dee Dee’s vocals are exuberant and thrilling in the pure emotion created by fresh love.
The track can be considered as an important milestone in the early history of The Smiths. “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” was the band’s first single to reach the 10th position in the UK Singles Chart. It also marked the beginning of Stephen Street’s work with the band as producer and engineer. The title, lyrics and morose atmosphere of the song helped to seal The Smiths‘ image as that of a camp, lugubrious band. “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” was first composed by Johnny Marr in the Iroquois Hotel in New York,
Late last year, Morrissey officially announced that he’d be releasing a covers album in 2019 called California Son. Today, the Moz has shared our first taste of it: a cover of Roy Orbison’s “It’s Over,” which was co-written by Orbison and Bill Dees and released in 1964.
L‘exlíder de The Smiths torna a Barcelona mig any després de la seva última visita per tornar a defensar el seu últim disc, ‘World peace is none of your business’(2014), el desè de la seva carrera en solitari. Un disc que recull la línia combativa de Morrissey amb cançons com ‘The bullfighter dies’, en què s’alegra de la mort d’un torero, o la canço que dóna el títol a l’àlbum, un ‘spoken word’ on critica la cobdícia i inoperància dels polítics. El dimecres 29 a la Razzmatazz.