Archive: NEWS: Johnny Marr

April, 2013

Johnny Marr's band by Pat Graham

A Very Short Interview With Johnny Marr – Noisey Music

The Mixtape With Johnny Marr, show 2 – XFM

Johnny Marr Speaks Out About Margaret Thatcher – Rolling Stone

Johnny Marr Tour Dates & Ticket Information – Official Johnny Marr

Q&A: Guitarist Johnny Marr - Portland Monthly Magazine

Duff McKagan Interviews Johnny Marr – Seattle Weekly

Johnny Marr to support The Stone Roses at London gigs – NME

Johnny Marr – U.S. Tour Interview – Ask Me

The PV Q&A: Johnny Marr on That Smiths Reunion (Nope), His New Solo Record, and Appearing on PortlandiaPure Volume

The Mixtape with Johnny Marr – XFM

Teaser:  Duff McKagan Interviews Johnny Marr for Seattle Weekly – Seattle Weekly

March, 2013

Ronnie Wood & Johnny Marr

Ronnie Wood & Johnny Marr

Hot Press Meets Johnny Marr – Hot Press

Philosophical Talk With Johnny Marr - Cambridge News

Backstage at the 2013 NME Awards – Inside This Week’s Magazine – NME  - Browse preview HERE.

NME Awards, 2013 – Interview With Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr plays Sun And Moon at The NME Awards, 2013:

Johnny Marr & Justin Young play I Fought The Law at The NME Awards, 2013:

Ronnie Wood presents Johnny Marr with the NME’s Godlike Genius Award, 2013:

Watch Johnny Marr Play Rory Gallagher’s Guitar:

Ronnie Wood and Johnny Marr play How Soon Is Now? at the 2013 NME Awards:

Johnny Marr on BBC Breakfast :

Johnny Marr On Being NME Godlike Genius 2013:

Johnny Marr Answers Your Questions – Amazon

Johnny Marr enters the charts at #2 – Official Record Store Chart

Johnny is on The Guardian podcast this week.  Tune in to hear. - The Guardian

Johnny took part in Reddit’s ‘Ask Me Anything’ - Reddit

February, 2013

Johnny is on The Guardian podcast this week.  Tune in to hear. – The Guardian
Johnny Marr On Being NME Godlike Genius 2013:
Ronnie Wood presents Johnny Marr with The NME’s Godlike Genius Award:
Johnny Marr’s new album ‘The Messenger’ is out in the UK today. Get your copy from the following retailers:
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Johnny Marr’s new album ‘The Messenger’ is out in the UK today. Get your copy from the following retailers now:
A Smith Asserts His Own Name – The New York Times


Listen to a stream of Johnny Marr’s forthcoming album ‘The Messenger’ – The Guardian


Hear the new Johnny Marr album ‘The Messenger’ in the USA now – Rolling Stone


Johnny Marr is signing copies of his new LP ‘The Messenger’ in store next Monday, 25th February – Piccadilly Records


Upstarts-The new single is out on iTunes now and 7″ vinyl. The B-Side is Psychic Beginner – @Johnny_Marr


An Intimate Conversation With Johnny Marr (Mary Anne Hobbs) – BBC 6 Music


Interview – Pitchfork


Johnny Marr: “The Messenger” Interview – The Autojubilator


Song Stories – Johnny Marr, ‘Upstarts’ Video – NME


Song Stories – Johnny Marr, ‘Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now’:

Johnny Marr in the studio:  See Him Dissect Solo Debut ‘The Messenger’ – SPIN

Fans and musicians react to Johnny Marr being named NME Godlike Genius – NME

Johnny Marr to receive top NME honour – BBC News

New Johnny Marr single ‘Upstarts’ out Feb 18. Video on youtube now:

Johnny Marr at The Limelight, Belfast March 26,. Tickets £19.50 from Katy’s Bar or at – @Johnny_Marr

Pre-sale Ticket Information For USA and Canada Tour – Official Johnny Marr Facebook

Tour Dates – Official Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr announces UK warm up shows – Official Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr to play special warm up shows at The Dutchess, York on Monday 5th March, at the Leeds Brudenell on Thursday 7th March, and 53 Degrees in Preston Lancashire on Friday 8th March.

Johnny Marr U.S Tour Dates announced now. Ticket details coming up at: – @Johnny_Marr

Johnny Marr gets ‘personal’ with debut solo album (extended interview):

  - BBC News 4

Johnny Marr: Will The Smiths reform? (Q320 preview) – Q Magazine


January, 2013


Johnny Marr on a Life in Rock: The Smiths’ Story Has Become So Distorted – Spin

Does Johnny Marr Deliver For Smiths Fans? – BBC News4

Johnny Marr on The Smiths, ‘The Messenger’, and Going Solo After All These Years – Time Entertainment

F.U.R.S. to open on Johnny Marr U.K. tour – @Johnny_Marr



Irish dates added to Johnny Marr’s tour: March 26th – Limelight Belfast, March 27th – Academy Dublin – Ticketmaster

Johnny Marr U.S. Tour Dates Announced Soon – Official Johnny Marr Facebook

Johnny Marr Tour. Dublin and Belfast shows added.” – @Johnny_Marr

New Johnny Marr single, ‘Upstarts’, now on YouTube

Johnny Marr will be appearing on 6Music this afternoon with Radcliff & Maconie to discuss his new album ‘The Messenger’ – make sure you tune in from 1pm… – BBC – Radio 6 Music

New Johnny Marr video and single! – Upstarts -

Johnny Marr on The Smiths, Morrissey, and putting politics back in pop – The Guardian

This week’s NME; Johnny Marr album track by track special feature – Official Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr new album pre-orders and UK Tour tickets available at

The Messenger:  Johnny Marr On The Smiths & Forthcoming Debut Album – The Brighton Magazine


UK Tour Dates:

March 10th – Oxford, O2 Academy

March 11th – Norwich, Waterfront

March 12th – Cambridge, Junction

March 14th – Brighton, Concorde

March 15th – London, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

March 16th – Birmingham, HMV Institute

March 18th – Sheffield, Leadmill

March 19th – Glasgow, ABC

March 20th – Liverpool O2, Academy

March 22nd – Manchester, HMV Ritz

December, 2012

Mojo Magazine kicks off the new year with a Johnny Marr front cover. Tributes by Noel Gallagher, Radiohead, and The Cribs – @Johnny_Marr

Johnny Marr live shows – Norwich Waterfront, Cambridge Junction, & Oxford Academy on sale now – Ticketmaster

Johnny Marr On The Smiths, The Messenger, And Why He Can’t Stop Joining Other People’s Bands – Stereogum

Hear Johnny Marr (along with Kylie Minogue, Ricky Gervais, and more) read ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – BBC Radio 2

Win Johnny Marr’s Signature Jag – (open to more than 25 countries) - Fender

Hear Another Preview Of Andy Rourke’s Interview With Johnny Marr on Jetlag, 2pm ET Today - EVR

Johnny Marr’s new album, ‘The Messenger’, and tickets to see him live on his UK tour are available NOW – Official Johnny Marr

2nd Manchester date added to Johnny Marr’s UK tour.  Buy now!

Due to huge demand Johnny Marr adds a second Manchester date to his March tour. Tickets on sale Friday, Dec. 14 - Gigs And Tours



Johnny Marr with Pet Shop Boys & the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra on BBC iPlayer – BBC

Merc Saint Checkerboard top with Johnny Marr signed gift tag (to benefit WaterAid) – eBay UK

The Smiths: Best band ever? – Salon

Buy Tickets to see Johnny Marr in 2013 – The Junction

Buy Tickets to see Johnny Marr in 2013 – Gigs And Tours

Buy Johnny Marr 2013 UK Tour Concert Tickets – Aloud

Purchase Johnny Marr tickets for Glasgow for March 19 – Ticket Web UK

Listen to “The Right Thing Right” – Official Johnny Marr

Pre-Order “The Messenger” Album And Get Pre-Sale Tickets For Johnny Marr’s UK Tour – Official Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr Unleashes Fist-Pumper ‘The Right Thing Right’ — Song Premiere – Rolling Stone


Hear a Preview of Andy Rourke’s Interview with Johnny Marr on Jetlag at 2pm ET Today (and weekly until the album release in Feb.) – EVR

Cover art for Johnny’s single “The Messenger”:

The Messenger

Listen to Johnny Marr live in session for Dermot O’Leary – BBC2

Win A Fender Bass Signed By The Smiths’ Andy Rourke And Johnny Marr By Donating To The Red Cross – East Village Radio

Johnny Marr on the Stooges Record That Changed His Life – SPIN

Johnny Marr and Andy Rourke in the East Village, NYC - East Village Radio

Year Of The Jag Giveaway – Win Johnny’s Signature Jag – Fender

November, 2012

Watch Johnny’s video for his new single, “The Messenger”, off his upcoming album of the same name:

Track Of The Day: The Messenger  - Q Magazine

“I Went Much Further Than I Ever Thought I Could”: Johnny Marr Interviewed – The Quietus

“The Messenger” Record Of The Week – Official Johnny Marr


Listen to Johnny’s interview on BBC Radio 6 Breakfast Legends Week:

Johnny’s Jaguar won Guitar Of The Year 2012 at the MIA Awards – Twitter – @Johnny_Marr

Single Review: Johnny Marr – “The Messenger” – Redbrick

Excellent Review of “The Messenger” – This Feeling

Rolling Stones: my favourite song, by Johnny Marr – The Telegraph

Nice One, Johnny: Andy Rourke Tweets Approval of Smiths’ Bandmate Marr’s New Solo Single – East Village Radio

Shaun Keaveny’s Breakfast Legends Week: Johnny Marr (2:00 am in the US, 7:00 am in the UK) - BBC6

Johnny Marr On His Debut Solo Album - NME

Johnny will be on Absolute Radio on Tuesday, November 13th – 2pm US, 7pm UK

Johnny Marr Unveils Video For The Messenger -

Johnny Marr Announces Solo Debut Full-Length - Pitchfork

Johnny Marr To Release “The Messenger” Solo Album On February 25th, 2013 -


October, 2012

Johnny Marr Talks To Mojo About His New Album –

Johnny Marr Jaguar Nominated For Guitar Of The Year At Music Industry Awards –

Johnny To Guest With Dinosaur Jr In New York –

Johnny Appears In “Face To Face: The Moving Portrait”, Tom Oxley’s Debut Solo Exhibition – Johnny Marr Plays Guitar

Johnny Was Honored With The Hero Award At The Q Awards – Johnny Marr Plays Guitar