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.
Anyone with even a passing interest in the life and times of Steven Patrick Morrissey, aged 54 and two-quarters, should hardly be surprised by the convoluted birth of his long-awaited Autobiography. In classic Mozza style, its October 17 publication comes after weeks of fallouts with publisher Penguin Classics over "content disagreements", squabbles which have already resulted in one aborted release - completely par for the course with Davyhulme's favourite son. [read more]
Today's roundup includes Morrissey, Wolfmother, Girls,Bon Iver, Collections of Colonies Bees, The Dead Weather, Mumford & Sons. *Remember! The news roundup gets updated throughout the day, so make sure you come back later for more news!* Morrissey Morrissey has requested that fans don't buy any of the forthcoming box set reissues from his back catalogue.The former Smiths singer claimed in a statement issued to fan site True-to-you.net, which he often communicates through,... (continued) [read more]