5. The Smiths- Hatful Of Hollow

Mark Morriss ‘

I know it’s an album of collected sessions and singles, I know it’s a sort of stop-gap in it’s way, but this is the one that revealed itself to me over a side and a bit of a C90 cassette just as I was looking for my world to get a little bigger. This is the one with How Soon Is Now on it. Nothing else ever sounded the same again after that first play of How Soon Is Now.

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.


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