|Rolling stone, September 19,
~New Releases Article : Ryan
Adams on his next album - "The Smiths are my favorite band, and making
this album was like
making my own Louder than
~Coldplay review : "The same
influences are here - The Radiohead of the Bends and OK Computer,
the U2 of October
and War, the Smiths
of The Queen is Dead."
Rolling Stone, SEptember 2, 02
Interpol album review : "Pretty
girls make graves, but pretty boys make bands. ...Like many other New York
indie bands, these
well-dressed young men are
bewitched by such classic British art...such as Echo and the Bunnymen,
Joy Division, Ride and
W, September 02
Article on Alex and Brittany
Smith's singing career : Writer commented that "The Smiths" was unavailable
for use as the name
of their band.
SPIN, Summer 02
"Viva Morrissey" : Article
discussing Morrissey's popularity among LA's Latino teenagers
Kids in the Hall Reruns, Comedy
In one of the "Fran" skits,
Dave Foley (as Fran's teenage son) is wearing a Smiths t-shirt.
JANE, October 02
Reviews section : "If you want
to be thoroughly depressed, get Beck's new album. He is so sad, he
makes the Smiths sound
like Smash Mouth."
LOS ANGELES Times (Calender),
September 8, 02
Interpol review : "...elements
of Joy Division, the Cure and the Smiths seeming to wave as they pass by."
ROLLING STONE, OCTober 3, 02
Interpol concert review :
"Frontman Paul Banks has mastered the Morrissey monotone."
ROLLING STONE, October 3, 03
T.A.T.U. review : "On
Km/Hr, they gamely squeak over discofied hard-rockish beats and cover
the Smiths' lonely-boy
anthem "How Soon Is Now."
MOJO, September 02
(surprise!) Interpol, MOJO
Rising : "Among a host of inspirations (guitarist) Dan (Kessler) will
admit to are The Smiths' Meat is
Murder and The Clash's
MOJO, September 02
Mentioned twice in "Time Machine
: September 1984" :
"Sept. 15 : The Melody Maker
announces "The Smiths in Moors Murder Row", a complaint about the lyric
of the song "Suffer
Little Children" leading to
the banning of The Smiths' recordings from several outlets."
"Sept. 25 : The Smiths begin
a short tour of Wales in Cardiff."
Blender, Fall 02
Tony Hawk article : Includes
a Smiths album in a list of his favorite albums.
Q, Fall 02
Features the Smiths and Morrissey
in the Discography section. "He was their gladioli-spouting principal