Amanda Palmer urges Morrissey to crowdfund his album
Fresh off a controversy involving the Boston Marathon bombers, former Dresden Doll member Amanda Palmer is working on something in a different vein.
In a letter she wrote to Salon, Palmer urges Morrissey to crowdfund a new album. Palmer had previously explored the technique, raising over $1 million for her Theatre Is Evil album. The urge possibly came after Morrissey's interview in The Guardian, saying that he has enough songs for three more albums. Regardless, the move isn't terribly certain at this point in time, rather just a suggestion from Palmer's point of view.
The parody we've all been waiting for. [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes The Hundred in the Hands, Amanda Palmer, PJ Harvey & Turzi. MP3: The Hundred in the Hands - Pigeons (Screen Tests Remix) http://myspace.com/thehundredinthehands MP3: Amanda Palmer - Fake Plastic Trees (Radiohead Cover) http://www.amandapalmer.net/ MP3: PJ Harvey - Rid Of Me - (Live) http://www.myspace.com/pjharvey MP3: Turzi - Baltimore (feat. Bobby Gillespie) http://www.myspace.com/turzi [read more]
Last month it was reported that Universal Music Publishing Group asked for This charming charlie - a Peanuts comic strip on Tumblr based on lyrics of The Smiths - to be taken down. But now, Morrissey has said on the True To You fansite he is not responsible for wanting the site to be shut down. [read more]
And he says he wrote the statement “without outburst; a staunch non-terrorist, quietly, calmly and composedly, as I mourn the loss of the land” – phew. [read more]