Morrissey Similar Artists

Morrissey info

Complete info for Morrissey

Artist top 50 songs

See Similar Artists

Steven Patrick Morrissey, better known as Morrissey, is a British singer and lyricist of Irish descent born in Davyhulme, Lancashire, United Kingdom on May 22, 1959.

He was the lead singer of The Smiths, one of the most influential alternative bands in the 1980s. The group split up in 1987 and Morrissey started a successful solo career.

His first solo album, Viva Hate was released only six months after The Smiths split, in March 1988. The album's first single "Suedehead" peaked at #5, a higher position than any Smiths single had ever achieved. In 1990, Bona Drag, a collection of his solo singles and b-sides, including popular songs such as "The Last of the Famous International Playboys" and "Everyday is Like Sunday" (which also appears on "Viva Hate")

His second album 1991's Kill Uncle was not as well received as his first, with neither single achieving the Top 20. In 1992, the Mick Ronson-produced Your Arsenal was released and included singles such as "Tomorrow" and "We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful". A live album, Beethoven Was Deaf, followed in 1993.

In 1994, Morrissey released Vauxhall and I, which contained "The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get", his biggest hit in the United States, where it peaked at #46. Later that year, Morrissey also recorded a one-off project with Siouxsie of Siouxsie and the Banshees: they sang in duet on the single Interlude.

After "Vauxhall and I", Morrissey released Southpaw Grammar (1995) and Maladjusted (1997), both of which failed to produce a UK Top 20 single.

A period of musical inactivity followed in the late 90s and early 2000s, which was due to failure in finding a suitable label, according to a 2004 interview with Jools Holland. After seven years without a new album release, You Are the Quarry was released on May 17, 2004 (but one day later in the USA). The first single, Irish Blood, English Heart, was released internationally on May 10, 2004. The single reached number three in its first week of sales in the UK singles chart. To date, this is the highest placing chart position for Morrissey in his entire career as both a solo artist and the lead singer of The Smiths (the 2006 release You Have Killed Me also debuted at number three in its first week in the charts). It has sold over a million copies, making the album his most successful, solo or with The Smiths.

Ringleader Of The Tormentors, produced by former David Bowie producer Tony Visconti, was released in April 2006. The album went straight to the top of the UK Album charts.

Morrissey released a new Greatest Hits collection in February 2008, including two new songs: All You Need Is Me and That’s How People Grow Up, both released as singles. Morrissey is now signed to Decca Records.

In 2009, Morrissey released his latest album, Years of Refusal, which was produced by Jerry Finn, his final production credit before his death. Later in the year, Morrissey released the B-sides collection Swords.

2009 also saw the re-releases of Maladjusted and Southpaw Grammar, two of his most critically maligned albums. The Maladjusted re-release ditched two of its singles, Papa Jack and Roy's Keen, in favour of several other tracks from the period, such as I Can Have Both. Sorrow Will Come in the End, written about Morrissey's vicious legal battle with Smiths drummer Mike Joyce, was also re-instated to the UK edition. Southpaw Grammar retained all of its original tracks, albeit re-sequenced, but recieved the addition of other tracks from that time period, including the new album closer Nobody Loves Us.

Two other Morrissey releases came in 2009; The HMV/Parlophone Singles '88-'95 and Swords, the former a 3 CD compilation of singles and B-sides from Viva Hate through to Vauxhall and I, the latter a compilation of B-sides from You Are The Quarry, Ringleader of the Tormentors, and Years of Refusal.

A new Very Best Of collection was released in 2011, accompanied by a UK tour.

Morrissey's eleventh solo album, 'Low in High School', was released on November 17th, 2017. ' Low in high School' was produced by Joe Chiccarelli same producer as Morrissey’s ‘World Peace is None of Your Business’. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.




Morrissey similar artists

<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Array to string conversion in <b>/home/similar/domains/similar-artist.com/public_html/cms/application/views/default/similarto_artistsinfoview.php</b> on line <b>133</b><br />
Array info on similar-artist.com

The Smiths

Match Index: 1

Artist top 50 songs
See Similar Artists

<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Array to string conversion in <b>/home/similar/domains/similar-artist.com/public_html/cms/application/views/default/similarto_artistsinfoview.php</b> on line <b>133</b><br />
Array info on similar-artist.com

Johnny Marr

Match Index: 0.380188

Artist top 50 songs
See Similar Artists

<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Array to string conversion in <b>/home/similar/domains/similar-artist.com/public_html/cms/application/views/default/similarto_artistsinfoview.php</b> on line <b>133</b><br />
Array info on similar-artist.com

Suede

Match Index: 0.364579

Artist top 50 songs
See Similar Artists

<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Array to string conversion in <b>/home/similar/domains/similar-artist.com/public_html/cms/application/views/default/similarto_artistsinfoview.php</b> on line <b>133</b><br />
Array info on similar-artist.com

Pulp

Match Index: 0.333375

Artist top 50 songs
See Similar Artists

<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Array to string conversion in <b>/home/similar/domains/similar-artist.com/public_html/cms/application/views/default/similarto_artistsinfoview.php</b> on line <b>133</b><br />
Array info on similar-artist.com

New Order

Match Index: 0.286084

Artist top 50 songs
See Similar Artists

<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Array to string conversion in <b>/home/similar/domains/similar-artist.com/public_html/cms/application/views/default/similarto_artistsinfoview.php</b> on line <b>133</b><br />
Array info on similar-artist.com

Gene

Match Index: 0.266845

Artist top 50 songs
See Similar Artists

<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Array to string conversion in <b>/home/similar/domains/similar-artist.com/public_html/cms/application/views/default/similarto_artistsinfoview.php</b> on line <b>133</b><br />
Array info on similar-artist.com

The Stone Roses

Match Index: 0.258726

Artist top 50 songs
See Similar Artists

<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Array to string conversion in <b>/home/similar/domains/similar-artist.com/public_html/cms/application/views/default/similarto_artistsinfoview.php</b> on line <b>133</b><br />
Array info on similar-artist.com

The Libertines

Match Index: 0.251525

Artist top 50 songs
See Similar Artists

Show all similar artists to Morrissey




Morrissey top tracks:

Morrissey Everyday Is Like Sunday

Everyday Is Like Sunday

Morrissey

Morrissey Suedehead

Suedehead

Morrissey

Morrissey Irish Blood, English Heart

Irish Blood, English Heart

Morrissey

Morrissey First of the Gang to Die

First of the Gang to Die

Morrissey

Morrissey You Have Killed Me

You Have Killed Me

Morrissey

Morrissey Let Me Kiss You

Let Me Kiss You

Morrissey

Morrissey I Have Forgiven Jesus

I Have Forgiven Jesus

Morrissey

Morrissey The Last of the Famous International Playboys

The Last of the Famous International Playboys

Morrissey

Morrissey top 50 songs




Index:

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 ALL