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The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982. The band consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce. Critics have called them one of the most important bands to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s. NME named the Smiths the "most influential artist ever" in a 2002 poll. In 2003, four of the band's albums appeared on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Based on the songwriting partnership of Morrissey and Marr, the group signed to the independent record label Rough Trade Records, on which they released four studio albums: The Smiths (1984), Meat Is Murder (1985), The Queen Is Dead (1986) and Strangeways, Here We Come (1987). They have also released several compilations, and numerous non-album singles. They had several singles reach the top twenty of the UK Singles Chart and all four of their studio albums reached the top five of the UK Albums Chart, including Meat Is Murder which hit number one. They won a significant following and remain cult favourites. The band broke up in 1987 due to internal tensions and have turned down several offers to reunite.
The band's focus on a guitar, bass, and drum sound, and their fusion of 1960s rock and post-punk, were a rejection of the then-popular, synthesiser-based dance-pop. Marr's guitar work, using a Rickenbacker, had a jangle pop sound reminiscent of Roger McGuinn of the Byrds. Morrissey's complex, literate lyrics combined themes about ordinary people with mordant humour.

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The 12" Mixes lyrics
1988

The 12" Mixes EP

Sheila Take a Bow lyrics
1987

Sheila Take a Bow Single

Panic lyrics
1986

Panic Single

Shakespeare's Sister lyrics
1985

Shakespeare's Sister Single

How Soon Is Now? lyrics
1985

How Soon Is Now? Single

The Headmaster Ritual lyrics
1985

The Headmaster Ritual Single

Still Ill lyrics
1984

Still Ill Single

This Charming Man lyrics
1983

This Charming Man Single

Hand in Glove lyrics
1983

Hand in Glove Single

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