On August 1st, 1987, NME broke the news that the Smiths were breaking up. San Francisco Weekly decided to celebrate the 25th anniversary of that fateful date by posting a feature The Top 25 Smiths Songs Of All Time, 25 Years After The Band's Split. Sure, it's yet another opinion piece with yet another list of someone else's favorite Smiths songs, but this one's worth checking out: unlike most Smiths lists, one MAJOR fan favorite was totally left off and the number one song will most definitely surprise you. Bonus: the awesome "Sweet & Tender Hooligan" made the top 10. Read the article here.
As previously reported a 20th anniversary edition of Morrissey & Marr: The Severed Alliance will be published in the fall. The Quietus recently posted full text of Chapter 28 - Unhappy Birthday here.