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Johnny Marr Reveals First Taste Of Solo Material

Johnny Marr has debuted a new track called ‘The Right Thing Right’ which you can listen to via the Guardian’s website here. The song is taken from the former Smiths guitarist’s forthcoming solo album ‘The Messenger’, which is set for release on 25th February 2013. The album was recorded in Manchester and Berlin, and mastered at London’s Abbey Road by Frank Arkwright. The pair previously worked together on remastering work for The Smiths’ box set ‘Complete’.

The full tracklisting for the album has been revealed as being:

The Right Thing Right
I Want The Heartbeat
European Me
The Messenger
Generate! Generate!
Say Demesne
Sun & Moon
The Crack up
New Town Velocity
Word Starts Attack

Marr has also announced details of his first ever solo tour, which will encompass a run of 10 gigs in March 2013.

He will play the following shows:

10th Oxford O2 Academy
11th Norwich Waterfront
12th Cambridge Junction
14th Brighton Concorde
15th London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
16th Birmingham HMV Institute
18th Sheffield Leadmill
19th Glasgow O2 ABC
20th Liverpool O2 Academy
22nd Manchester HMV Ritz

Tickets go onsale on Friday (December 7) at 9am.

Johnny Marr – “The Messenger”


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