Category: The Smiths

The Smiths – The Queen is Dead

Music of the 1980s is a relatively new journey for me over the past two years and The Smiths are another classic 80s band that has seen heavy rotation from me during that time period. The Smiths only released four albums during their short existence, who were led by vocalist Morrissey, joined by guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke, and drummer Mike Joyce. All of the instrumentation is solid. The bass is varied and has that post punk vibe, as do the drums. Marr’s guitar work is also varied and of high quality. The Smiths play a style of alternative rock mixed with post-punk and is full of 50s vibes. The Queen of Dead is their third of four albums. Each of their albums does not differ (more…)