Morrissey Blames Harvest For Being Cheap, And Their Failing Due To Lack Of Trust

by Zack Zarrillo - Aug 21, 2014

Morrissey has gone for the kill, calling his now former label cheap. In addition to that, the singer cited a lack of trust in the label, which the label also felt toward Morrissey. Read a very long statement below after the jump.

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Morrissey: Billboard Is Wrong, I Was Dropped

by Zack Zarrillo - Aug 18, 2014

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Digital Music News has a report through True To You from Morrissey disputing Billboard to confirm that he has indeed beendropped by Capitol/Harvest just weeks after releasing World Peace Is None Of Your Business. Read a report below after the jump.

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Morrissey Was Not Dropped By His Label

by Zack Zarrillo - Aug 15, 2014

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Billboard has confirmed that Morrissey has not been dropped by Capitol/Harvest just weeks after releasing World Peace Is None Of Your Business. Read a report below after the jump.

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by Zack Zarrillo - Aug 11, 2014

True To You is reporting that Morrissey has been dropped by Capitol/Harvest just weeks after releasing World Peace Is None Of Your Business. Read the report ;jump

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POZ Review: Morrissey - World Peace Is None Of Your Business

by Zack Zarrillo - Jul 22, 2014

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by Zac Lomas, edited by Erik van Rheenen

All hail the flustered messiah of the jaded world; the provocateur known as Morrissey has returned after five years of veganism, celibacy, or whatever prevented him from releasing new music. I write this as only Morrissey would see fit to take his persona and music, with a dash of cynicism. It’s been a rocky year for the one they call Moz; several ailments have crippled multiple tours but with last year’s release of his autobiography his profile has raised once more. His tenth studio album, World Peace is None of Your Business, serves as one of his most musically diverse records to date that doesn’t sway far from the usual lyrical content but puts into perspective how aware the man sees his popularity and persona in the modern world.
 
The title track cuts to the heart of its subject, declaring the mission statement of all government to be of police brutality and taxing the common man to his lowest economic abilities. “You poor little fool” he croons to his masses making what one would assume is a State of the World declaration to his listeners who wouldn’t expect anything less of him. It’s a cautionary track masked with a grand build up clanging like church bells with the help of his longtime band. It’s wonderful to see his crew take such a giant leap in sound often possessing either a Latin or Middle Eastern sound to back up often gut cutting riffs and louder-than-bombs drums.
 
“Neal Cassady Drops Dead” features some of the grittiest guitars in Morrissey’s discography with a flavor for the samba, peppering a tale of Allen Ginsberg wallowing over the body of his lover. As hard hitting as it tends to be his world is more down in the dumps than usual and while World Peace… leaps and segues from track to track perfectly it is often slow moving and lacks the pep of his last effort, 2009’s “Years of Refusal.” However there is a certain glow of love still present as on “Kiss Me a Lot” a track whose inspired emotions would have fit perfectly early on in his solo career. “Staircase at the University” is another track that is reminiscent of his past work, with a tale of a student pressured into good grades committing suicide assisted by glowing background music that is giddy with Top 40 style.

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Morrissey Debuts “Kick The Bride Down The Aisle”

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 11, 2014

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Morrissey is prepping the release of World Peace Is None Of Your Business. Check out a live video of “Kick The Bride Down The Aisle” below after the jump.

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Morrissey Cancels Remainder Of Arena Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 10, 2014

Morrissey has been forced to cancel the remainder of his US arena tour after continued respiratory problems. Read a memo from Morrissey below after the jump.

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Morrissey Postpones More Shows Due To Doctor’s Wishes

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 10, 2014

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Morrissey has ended up postponing his shows in Baltimore and Washington due to doctor’s orders. See the remaining dates below after the jump.

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Morrissey And Pamela Anderson Team Up For “Earth Is The Loneliest Planet”

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 4, 2014

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Morrissey and Pamela Anderson have teamed up for a spoken word “Earth Is The Loneliest Planet” video. Watch the video below after the jump. 

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Morrissey Streams New Song “Istanbul”

by Zack Zarrillo - May 21, 2014

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Morrissey has released a new song called World Peace Is None Of Your Business. Stream “Istanbul” below after the jump.

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Morrissey ‘World Peace Is None Of Your Business’ Album Trailer

by Zack Zarrillo - May 15, 2014

Morrissey has released a promo trailer for World Peace Is None Of Your Business. Watch the video below after the jump. 

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Morrissey Streams Title Track “World Peace Is None Of Your Business”

by Zack Zarrillo - May 14, 2014

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Morrissey is leading off World Peace Is None Of Your Business with its title track. Stream the song below after the jump.

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Morrissey ‘World Peace Is None Of Your Business’ Deluxe Track Listing

by Zack Zarrillo - May 13, 2014

Morrissey will be releasing a deluxe version of World Peace Is None Of Your Business. Check out extra track listing with six more songs below after the jump.

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