morrissey

Retro Review Steven P. Morrissey Viva Hate

Morrissey released his debut solo album Viva Hate on March 14, 1988.   by Walter Price   As if to make a blatant statement, Morrissey seemingly rushed out his debut album Viva Hate in March 1988. Remember, this was just 6 months after the last Smiths album Strangeways, Here We Come. And from the opening guitar work…

The Smiths Meet

The Smiths meet? Johnny Marr recounts meeting Morrissey for drinks and getting the band back together.   “Then our conversation turned to deeper things. Morrissey started to talk about how our relationship had become owned by the outside world, usually in a negative way. We had been defined by each other in most areas of…

life changing music

5 Albums That Shaped Walter Price

by Walter Price   Maybe I’m a bit weird… shh, let me finish. I mean in music tastes. I have little to no boundaries. I find it easy to move in and out of genres like a ghost through walls and I waste no time explaining I will never be pigeonholed. I assembled a lengthy…

Sad Songs Feel Good

I’ve been drawn to sad songs my whole life, there’s a vulnerability and a tenderness in them that I’m completely magnetized by.”  – Emma Swift by Walter Price   Today, for the first time in my life I woke up on my birthday feeling miserable. Like an isolated island if you will and it immediately…