On 612 Favorites Lists

NEWS

01-03 Unreleased Smiths demos surfac

» Edit Band Information
» Edit Albums

» Add a Review
» Add an Album
» Add MP3
» Add News

The Smiths

A seminal 80s British indie band, The Smiths were centered around the intensely creative songwriting duo Morrissey (vocals,lyrics) andJohnny Marr (guitar, piano, music). Commonly associated with depressed, student-types, the Smiths are not timeless but are instead ratherrepresentative of life in the Thatcherian England of the 80s.With bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce filling out the line-up, the Smiths released 4 studio albums between 1984 and their split in1987 after Marr's departure. The Queen is Dead is uniformly recognised as their pinnacle, though the 1984 eponymou ...read more

A seminal 80s British indie band, The Smiths were centered around the intensely creative songwriting duo Morrissey (vocals,lyrics) andJohnny Marr (guitar, piano, music). Commonly associated with depressed, student-types, the Smiths are not timeless but are instead ratherrepresentative of life in the Thatcherian England of the 80s.With bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce filling out the line-up, the Smiths released 4 studio albums between 1984 and their split in1987 after Marr's departure. The Queen is Dead is uniformly recognised as their pinnacle, though the 1984 eponymous debut might havebeen fierce competition had it not been marred by lo-fi production.A live album, Rank was released post-humously in 1988; several greatest hits and singles collections were released throughout the 90s. « hide

Similar Bands: Echo And The Bunnymen, The Cure, Joy Division, Belle and Sebastian, Morrissey

LPs
Strangeways, Here We Come
1987

4
606 Votes
The Queen Is Dead
1986

4.4
1,589 Votes
Meat Is Murder
1985

3.9
808 Votes
The Smiths
1984

4.2
858 Votes
EPs
The Peel Sessions
1988

4.3
5 Votes
Live Albums
Rank
1988

3.6
96 Votes
Compilations
Complete
2011

4.8
32 Votes
Unreleased Demos & Instrumentals
2010

4.5
2 Votes
The Sound of The Smiths
2008

4.2
97 Votes
The Very Best of The Smiths
2001

3.8
74 Votes
Singles
1995

4.2
93 Votes
...Best
1992

4.5
3 Votes
Best...
1992

4.5
3 Votes
Stop Me
1988

5
1 Votes
Louder Than Bombs
1987

4.2
305 Votes
The World Won't Listen
1987

3.8
73 Votes
Hatful of Hollow
1984

4.4
441 Votes

Music Lists
08.26.14  My Top 10 Genres08.23.14  follow my blog
08.20.14  Post-punk08.19.14  Artuma's Top 200: 50-1
08.18.14  Chortle In Celebration08.18.14  The Relevance Of Cds Depends On You
08.14.14  30008.11.14  Albums With Dead Bodies On The Cove
08.06.14  Summer Playlist Of 201408.05.14  Best Weekend of my Life
08.04.14  70 All Time Favorites08.03.14  Top 25 Album Openers
08.02.14  Top 10007.30.14  "There's nothing left to save" : Sn
07.29.14  Most Important Albums Of My Childho07.26.14  Fav 80's Songs
07.22.14  Vinyl Recent Additions And Favorite07.18.14  Rec Me Some More Jams?
07.18.14  Favorite Albums Each Year 1985-201007.18.14  Yearz
» More Lists (704)

Contributors: iGuter, Hep Kat, Trebor., LumpSum, Titan50, Insurrection, SylentEcho, bigfanofthatband, Willie, poofles, the_patient, monkeygonetoheaven, RandyfromPennywise, HumanCannonball, Two-Headed Boy, The Jungler, Med57, morrissey, Hep Kat, tommygun, Deviant., Iai,

FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2014 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy