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Noel Gallagher told us what he thinks of Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Nigel Farage, his brother Liam and Morrissey. He didn't hold back - Manchester Evening News
M.E.N. EXCLUSIVE: The former Oasis star sits down for an interview with CityLife


We're here to discuss Gallagher's new EP, Black Star Dancing - but the conversation takes a political turn when we get onto the subject of Morrissey, who he says he'd love to write a song for.

How does the man who was once pictured sipping champagne with Tony Blair at Number 10 reconcile the former Smiths frontman's controversial outbursts with his own beliefs?

"People's political beliefs are their own. If that's what he believes in, that's what he believes in," Gallagher says.

"I believe in something else. We're all entitled to our own opinions. I think we live in a society now where everybody who...
Reviewer William Dart of New Horizons Radio New Zealand gives a mixed review of "California Son". I did like William talking about the mixed gender roles of Morrissey singer love songs from a female protagonist on the album. Review can be listened to online or downloaded.

Morrissey's California Son - RNZ
The British singer Morrissey is not always Mr Sad; he can occasionally – very occasionally – deliver smiley-faced pop. William Dart listens to his new album of covers California Son.

Full show/podcast here:

Boz starts at about 18 minutes in and it runs for almost 2hrs, choosing some tracks (played in full) and chatting.
Some Morrissey mentions.

Audio file (M4A) to listen to on the go:


Which Smiths song was inspired by the Chernobyl disaster?
13 June 2019, 16:07 | Updated: 13 June 2019, 16:11

The nuclear power station’s accident in 1986 has been the subject of an acclaimed TV drama… but the real events prompted Morrissey and Johnny Marr to write one of their most famous songs.

One of the most talked about TV series of 2019 is HBO/Sky’s Chernobyl, about the nuclear disaster that befell the Soviet power station in April 1986. The hard-hitting mini-series, written by Craig Mazin, and directed by Johan Renck, has prompted a lot of conversation about the incident - but did you know it inspired one of The Smiths’ most enduring hits?

One of the most rabble-rousing of...
Album review: Morrissey - California Son -
by Kernan Andrews

SUPPORTING BREXIT and UKIP, and making sympathetic comments about far-right figures have left Morrissey fans disgusted, in despair, and in denial - often, with long term fans like myself, feeling all three at once.

So is including two 1960s protest songs on his new covers album about making amends or an act of cynical irony?....
Poland. - Morrissey Central
June 11, 2019

Morrissey's "California Son" is spending its third week in the top 5 in Poland.

"Moje szczere dzieki dla Polski!" - Morrissey.