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The Smiths

The Smiths

The Smiths were a British Alternative Rock group. For a few brief years in the 1980’s the Smiths created a body of work which has gone onto influence successive generations of musicians. Centred around enigmatic vocalist Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr, the Smiths were one of the most important groups of the 1980’s. This is a shell profile. Complete profile coming soon!

Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke, Mike Joyce
1983 to 1987
Manchester, UK
'There is a Light That Never Goes Out'
Jangly guitars, too-clever-by-half clever lyrics and timeless Indie anthems
Rough Trade, Sire/Warner Bros.
Roxy Music, David Bowie
Radiohead, Suede
The Nosebleeds, The Hoax, Victim, Modest Mouse