A must-read for Smiths fans, as well as anyone contemplating writing a book about a band--this is the way to do it, guys.
Still, if you're considering slapping out your hard earned cash for this trash let me just give you a couple of words of advice: If you must get it, get it used.
True, this does delve into the divorce of Marr/Morrissey, as well as the inner workings of a great band on the brink of international success and stardom.
This was for the ex-wife so gave it a bad review... Sorry Morrissey!Published 4 months ago by kenneth
Having just completed this book, I now feel like a Smiths' scholar as well as a fan. I can see why Morrissey reportedly did not like this book as it paints him much less favorably... Read morePublished 15 months ago by K
It's a bore. The author seems to be occupied most of the time with small details concerinig the intimacy of the charcaters without presenting us with a more contextualized context.Published 17 months ago by Eduardo Frederico Luedy Marques
If you're ~MENTAL~ about The Smiths and fastidious detail gives you a boner, this book is relevant to your interests. Read morePublished on November 10, 2011 by M. Quinn
This book is not an easy read. Rogan includes way too many meaningless details. I couldn't get through it. It's worth the cost though for the pics.Published on June 26, 2008 by Kurt D
True, this does delve into the divorce of Marr/Morrissey, as well as the inner workings of a great band on the brink of international success and stardom. Read morePublished on August 9, 2007 by P. Lamb
Speaking as one Moz fan to another, I know it's tempting to buy this book, as we are all hungry to learn more about the greatest lyricist of the 20th century. Read morePublished on January 3, 2007 by Amazon Customer
Continental Op "philmarlowe39 obviously doesn't know what it means to be a true fan of music. he claims you outgrow the smiths. you dont outgrow great music. its timeless. Read morePublished on November 6, 2005 by R. Kennedy