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The good news? 60% of The Smiths are reuniting. The bad news? The other 40% isn’t involved.

At the end of it all, the Smiths were a five-piece unit: Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke, Mike Joyce and Craig Gannon. Getting them all back together has been an obsession since their 1987 breakup.

The good news is that we’re 60% of the way there. Rourke, Joyce and Gannon are planning…something together.

The bad news? No Morrissey and Marr, of course. Still…

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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One thought on “The good news? 60% of The Smiths are reuniting. The bad news? The other 40% isn’t involved.

  • Alan,

    I would have said ‘Still Ill’!

    Michael

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