The Smiths Indeed
The Smiths Indeed is a
tribute banddedicated to The Smiths. The band is from Liverpool in the North West of England.
The band were formed in 2005. They played their first show in Glasgow in December 2005 and they quickly gained a reputation for excellent live shows. They have so far played multiple extensive UK tours, as well as some European dates, selling out numerous venues. The band strive to re-create the experience of seeing a mid 1980s Smiths concert, including not only the sound, but also the wardrobe, attitude, stage show and various accoutrements.
The Smiths Indeed name is taken from the run-out grooves etching on the vinyl of the 1984 Smiths single
Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now. A legendary Smiths fanzine called Smiths Indeed also existed between 1986 & 1989 [ [http://www.morrissey-solo.com/article.pl?sid=06/03/07/1757226 Morrissey-solo | Smiths Indeed is back! ] ] .
The musicians are culled from various well-known Liverpool-based bands such as
The Christians, Pete Wylieand Maudlin Rich.
In September 2006, their singer survived a horrific drive-by attack on the streets of Toxteth. [ [http://icliverpool.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/0100regionalnews/tm_objectid=17687602%26method=full%26siteid=50061%26headline=heaven%2dknows%2di%2dm%2dnot%2dmiserable%2dnow-name_page.html icLiverpool - Heaven knows I'm not miserable now ] ]
The setlist consists of songs from The Smiths's extensive repertoire. They do not play any
Sample setlist (Newcastle Academy, 7 December 2007):
:::Intro music: Dance Of The Knights (Prokofiev)
:::Sheila Take A Bow / Nowhere Fast / Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now /
This Charming Man/ Still Ill / Reel Around The Fountain / What Difference Does It Make / Hand In Glove / These Things Take Time / William, It Was Really Nothing / Cemetery Gates / What She Said / Barbarism Begins At Home / Stretch Out And Wait / Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before / Ask / Panic
:::The Queen Is Dead / Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want / Girlfriend In A Coma / Bigmouth Strikes Again
:::Shoplifters Of The World Unite /
There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
* J. Wendelen (
Morrissey) - Vocals
* S. McKelvie (
Johnny Marr) - Guitars
* B. Kewley (
Andy Rourke) - Bass
* P. Tsanos (
Mike Joyce) - Drums
* [http://www.thesmithsindeed.co.uk The Smiths Indeed's Official Website]
* [http://www.myspace.com/thesmithsindeed The Smiths Indeed's MySpace page]
* [http://www.bristolrock.co.uk/TributeBands/Smiths/SmithsIndeed/Review/SmithsIndeedReview.htm Bristol Rocks Review]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
The Divine Comedy (band) — The Divine Comedy Performing at the Summer Sundae festival, 2007 Background information Origin Ireland … Wikipedia
The Joshua Tree — For other uses, see Joshua tree (disambiguation). The Joshua Tree … Wikipedia
The Byrds — Not to be confused with The Birds (band). The Byrds … Wikipedia
The Chart Show — Infobox Television show name = The Chart Show caption = The Chart Show Logo 1996 1998 format = Music camera = picture format = 576i 4:3 576i 16:9 audio format = runtime =60 min (1988 1998)45 min (1986 1987)2x30 min (1987 1988) creator = Keith… … Wikipedia
The Organ — Infobox musical artist Name = The Organ Img capt = Background = group or band Origin = Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Genre = Indie Alternative New Wave url = title = author = work = date = accessdate = Years active = 2001–2006 Label = Mint… … Wikipedia
The KLF — Infobox musical artist Name = The KLF Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, The JAMs, The Timelords Origin = London, England Years active = 1987–1992, 1995, 1997 Label = KLF, Arista … Wikipedia
Culture of the United Kingdom — The Proms is an eight week summer season of daily orchestral classical music concerts, on the last night with some traditional patriotic music of the United Kingdom. … Wikipedia
List of characters in The Powerpuff Girls — This is a list of characters who appear in the Cartoon Network animated television series The Powerpuff Girls .The Powerpuff Girls The closing theme to the cartoon, performed by Bis, includes the lyrics Blossom, commander and the leader; Bubbles … Wikipedia
List of The Powerpuff Girls villains — This is a list of villains who appeared on Cartoon Network s The Powerpuff Girls. Contents 1 Main villains 1.1 Mojo Jojo 1.2 Fuzzy Lumpkins 1.3 Him … Wikipedia
Economic history of Greece and the Greek world — The economic history of the Greek World spans several millennia and encompasses many modern day nation states. Since the focal point of the center of the Greek World often changed it is necessary to enlarge upon all these areas as relevant to the … Wikipedia