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Friday, 29 May 2015

Day 1353 - Ignore Ignore Ignore

Morrissey played his second night at Sydney Opera House on Wednesday, and Youtube footage has started to emerge. From what I have seen so far, it would appear that Will Never Marry was worth the gate money alone, but other highlights include What She Said/Rubber Ring, Crashing Bores, Not a Man, Speedway (with GM again on guest vocals.... GM being Gustavo Manzur and NOT George Michael - could you imagine?)  and Now My Heart is Full. My Dearest Love was not sung on the second night, and rather disappointingly, no footage of it from the first night has come to light.



The Morrissey Official Facebook page, which Morrissey "has no connection to", yesterday posted videos of Subway Train/Everyday is Like Sunday and The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get. Will Moz now sing these songs, just as he sang Will Never Marry? 'OO'.

And finally, it would appear that Broken made a brief visit to The Arms on Wednesday, but I missed him, so I have no idea what was said or if any pictures were posted! Does he still have his Bieber crush? Astra has also paid the occasional fleeting visit to The Arms, and her Bieber crush is still in place, as is her appreciation of all things Bardot. Fifi too has visited, but only to admire Nicole's bin and to inform comrade harps that she doesn't think much to Sydney style!








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SYDNEY STYLE ACCORDING TO FIFI









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BARDOT WITH BLUE ROSE - AS POSTED BY ASTRA



JB WEARING A RATHER FETCHING HAT - AS POSTED BY ASTRA

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Day 1350 - Will Never Be Official

On May 5th, the Morrissey Official Facebook page posted a video of Morrissey singing, Will Never Marry. The very next day a statement was issued on True-To-You saying, "There is no such thing as a Morrissey Official Facebook page. Morrissey has no connection to Facebook." The following week, Will Never Marry shot to Number 1 on The Twit Arms chart.

Today, on Morrissey's return to the stage for the first of his four sold out concerts at the Sydney Opera House, Morrissey sang Will Never Marry. I can only guess that the mention of the song by the fraudster who runs the Facebook page reminded Moz of how much he liked the song, after all, the Facebook page, which CONTINUES to publish accurate news about support artists etc, CANNOT have anything to do with Morrissey, because a TTY statement said so!

No Youtube footage has yet emerged of the first Sydney concert, but Will Never Marry was joined on the setlist by Ganglord, Crashing Bores, Mama, My Dearest Love and Now My Heart Is Full, along with eight songs from WPINOYB and other gems such as Suedehead, Paris, Stop Me, Speedway, What She Said, MIM and Sunday. I have no idea if anything was sung in the Speedway pause, but at some stage during the song, Gustavo took on the role of singer, Moz played tambourine whilst parked behind the keyboard, and BB played drums.

Now My Heart Is Full - which I can't wait to see footage of - was sung with PPP (Pier Paulo Pasolini) in New York as the stage backdrop.

PPP IN NEW YORK 1966 - BACK DROP










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NEW BACKDROP - BUT WHO IS IT?

TWITTERDILLY ARMS CHART (NOT BROADCAST)


1. TU FAIS SEMBLANT - MARIE LAFORÊT (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DPLGlkN_OE




2. LA NOYÉE - SERGE GAINSBOURG (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvyuXWrS4-U

3. J'ENTENDS CETTE MUSIQUE - FRANCE GALL (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cwsjWU2UKU

4. OH OH CHERI - FRANÇOISE HARDY (RE-ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy7QglZfKHo&feature=youtu.be

5. L'APPAREIL À SOUS - BRIGITTE BARDOT (RE-ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMCfnLAKRl8

6. DES RONDS DANS L'EAU - FRANÇOISE HARDY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5MBIw5hXkg

7. UNTIL IT'S TIME FOR YOU TO GO - FRANÇOISE HARDY (RE-ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCvxk_zE87U&feature=youtu.be

8. THIS CHARMING MAN (LIVE IN MANCHESTER 2009) - MORRISSEY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbrNyUJCWBs&feature=youtu.be

9. THE HEADMASTER RITUAL (LIVE IN MANCHESTER 2004) - MORRISSEY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo9hxFOqbX0&feature=youtu.be

10. VIENS VIENS - MARIE LAFORÊT (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ir3RuZ0AZDE


11. HOW CAN ANYBODY POSSIBLY KNOW HOW I FEEL? (LIVE IN MANCHESTER 2004) - MORRISSEY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hepBq0tnETQ&feature=youtu.be

12. LAST NIGHT I DREAMT THAT SOMEBODY LOVED ME (LIVE IN SAN DIEGO 2012) - MORRISSEY (RE-ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmt95l0IiLg&feature=youtu.be

13. IT'S NOT YOUR BIRTHDAY ANYMORE - MORRISSEY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRmQLj97rvg&feature=youtu.be

14. LIFEGUARD ON DUTY - MORRISSEY (RE-ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4GKC_LocnM&feature=youtu.be

15. UNTIL IT'S TIME FOR YOU TO GO - BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLTKlYaUBLc






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Saturday, 23 May 2015

Day 1347 - I wear blue on the outside 'cause blue is how I feel on the inside

Morrissey chose not to spend his 56th birthday in The Twit Arms with his small band of internet fans, instead he chose to meet real people at a book signing in the Kinokuniya book shop in Sydney.








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MORRISSEY ARRIVES FOR HIS BOOK SIGNING, DRESSED ALL IN BLUE (EXCEPT FOR HIS GREY FIFI-ESQUE PLIMMERS)

Morrissey arrived at the signing carrying what looked to be a packet of Haribos, which he then made a point of staring at when he sat down. It was reminiscent of the way he behaved when he made a point of touching those roses in Gothenburg, but WHY stare at Haribos?




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MOZ STARES AT THE HARIBOS WHILST JULIA & CO WAIT PATIENTLY IN LINE

It transpires that it wasn't a packet of Haribos at all. I have reason to believe that it was a pencil case, but not any old pencil case, it was one sold by a company called Blue Q, and this particular one has ART SUPPLIES written on it. 'Art' is of course an anagram of...... perhaps I sometimes let my imagination run away a little too much!





Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Day 1343- Oh, K!

At 10.35pm last night (8.35am today in Sydney, which is where Morrissey currently is), from the confines of her locked twitter account, Mademoiselle Fifi tweeted a Youtube clip of Meat Is Murder by K (Korine Varekamp) to her dreary deluded dozen followers:



This morning, I awoke to find a number of new TTY entries, which included a dig at the "turbulent pest" Prince Harry, and a statement regarding a concert at Blenheim Palace (which Moz cannot play). Also posted on TTY, and with no explanation, was a Youtube clip of Ganglord by........ Korine Varekamp! Please move along, there is NOTHING to see here..... well, nothing that you want to see! 'OO'.

Fifi popped into The Arms again earlier today, and exchanged a few pleasantries with myself, Heather and Nicole. She told Nicole (@lapinblanc) "I am jet-lagged but well." At 1.30pm UK time (11.30pm in Aus) Fifi bade us goodnight.

And before I leave, let me wish a happy 53rd birthday to Martin 'Boz' Boorer of Edgware. He has posted a photo of himself today, looking slimmer, blonder, less hairy, and..... jet lagged! It must be catching!

 


TWITTERDILLY CHART (NOT BROADCAST)


1. GANGLORD - K (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrpyQGJBnp0&feature=youtu.be




2. MEAT IS MURDER - K (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_mE9ngtvRs




3. I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TO DO (LIVE IN DUBLIN 2014) - MORRISSEY (RE-ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6PQlCgmuZw

4. THE WORLD IS FULL OF CRASHING BORES (LIVE IN BARCELONA 2105) - MORRISSEY (UP1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue0z8yWQ70Y













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5. WILL NEVER MARRY - MORRISSEY (DOWN 4): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaijrcMEoGk

6. KING LEER (LIVE IN AUSTRALIA 1991) - MORRISSEY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Y9N2lDaS2Q&feature=youtu.be

7. NOTHING RHYMED - GILBERT O'SULLIVAN (RE-ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtoefxZGR6U




8. I KNOW IT'S OVER (LIVE IN MANCHESTER 2012) - MORRISSEY (DOWN 6): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4U0IZ4q8TA

9. NOVEMBER SPAWNED A MONSTER - MORRISSEY (DOWN 6): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv8LdKp2Y-8



10. LITTLE MAN, WHAT NOW? (LIVE IN BRADFORD 2002) - MORRISSEY (DOWN 6): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=di2uZy9XJgQ

11. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE LET ME GET WHAT I WANT (LIVE AT HOLLYWOOD HIGH 2013) - MORRISSEY (DOWN 5): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc4x2yBpnGc

12. SCARECROW (LIVE IN 1985) - JAMES (DOWN 5): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CrX9krbUfo


13. VIREO'S EYE (LIVE IN AUSTIN 2014) - FUTURE ISLANDS (DOWN 5): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pr2mtWEuuI

14. TO ME YOU ARE A WORK OF ART (LIVE IN SPAIN 2006) - MORRISSEY (DOWN 5): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ozx65yTpknU

15. LATE NIGHT MAUDLIN STREET (LIVE IN JAPAN 2002) - MORRISSEY (DOWN 5): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIP7XGiDgkk

16. WORLD PEACE IS NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS (LIVE IN MURCIA 2015) - MORRISSEY (DOWN 5): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRU-9S7xDe0

17. SEASONS (WAITING ON YOU) (LIVE ON THE LATE SHOW 2014) - FUTURE ISLANDS (DOWN 5): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ee4bfu_t3c



18. FIRST OF THE GANG TO DIE (LIVE IN PHOENIX 2002) - MORRISSEY (DOWN 5): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYbF84hvOPg

Monday, 18 May 2015

Day 1342 - The World is Full of Crashing Beards

Things have been a little quiet on the MorrisseyWorld front..... dead in fact. Meanwhile in Morrissey's world, a couple more US tour dates have been announced on the, er, unaffiliated 'official' Morrissey Faceache page, and Moz has given a humorous interview for TheAustralian. In the interview, The Mozziah states that he would, "love to go on the beaches in Sydney" but can't because the British press would proclaim "Heaven Knows He's Really Fat Now". Moz then adds, "so I tend to stay inside and wait for someone to invite me out for a candlelit dinner, which happens approximately once every 17 years, so I can't complain." Oh, you've got to love him!



Other highlights of the interview include our hero wittingly telling us, "I certainly have a chin. I can't deny that", and also listing things that he accidentally left out of his Autobiography, which included meetings with Lou Reed & Joni Mitchell, and being thrown into a cell in LA. Moz also states that he is "very proud of the lyrics to The World is Full of Crashing Bores, and says that he has been told NOT to pass the microphone around to his audience. The most exciting thing mentioned in the interview is the news that Morrissey's novel is finished. Moz says, "it is finished and is, I think, unconnected to anything I've written or said previously". BRING IT ON.... or rather, BRING IT OUT!


In other news, Gilbert O'Sullivan was interviewed on Radio 2 today, and during the interview O'Sullivan said that having heard Morrissey's cover of I Didn't Know What To Do; which Moz sang in Dublin in December last year, has made him want to relearn the song again, which was a rather nice touch - and on the subject of that song, GeorgeEdge has tweeted to say that when Moz sung it, it was around the time that he (George) and Fifi were exchanging tweets about beards. Coincidentally, one of the lyrics in the song is, "but someone looked at me and said politely, growing a beard can be fun, let me show you how it is done. I said don't bother I'd rather go see Uncle George and Anutie Marge help me". These coincidences just keep coming!


FIFI SPORTING A BEARD

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Day 1337 - Astra's Back

Astra returned to The Arms yesterday, bringing pictures of BB. Astra also offered these words:

"Restless mind. Restless heart."

"Love Is My Profession."


I didn't join in, and have to confess I am going through a bit of a lull at the moment - it just isn't like the old days anymore. I won't bother to publishing this entry, just as I didn't publish yesterday's, and anyway, it is better to leave the entry about the Morrissey Facebook on the front page, as that might get some people asking questions.... some hope!






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Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Day 1336 - Fifi's Back & Chart

Fifi popped in briefly to The Arms on both Saturday and Sunday, but was largely ignored - she only has 21 followers anyway! She posted a picture of her back.... although actually, it was BB's!




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TWITTERDILLY CHART (NOT BROADCAST BECAUSE EVERYBODY HAS DISAPPEARED!)

1. WILL NEVER MARRY - MORRISSEY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaijrcMEoGk


2. I KNOW IT'S OVER (LIVE IN MANCHESTER 2012) - MORRISSEY (RE-ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4U0IZ4q8TA

3. NOVEMBER SPAWNED A MONSTER - MORRISSEY (RE-ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv8LdKp2Y-8



4. LITTLE MAN, WHAT NOW? (LIVE IN BRADFORD 2002) - MORRISSEY (UP 12): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=di2uZy9XJgQ

5. THE WORLD IS FULL OF CRASHING BORES (LIVE IN BARCELONA 2105) - MORRISSEY (DOWN 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue0z8yWQ70Y

6. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE LET ME GET WHAT I WANT (LIVE AT HOLLYWOOD HIGH 2013) - MORRISSEY (RE-ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc4x2yBpnGc

7. SCARECROW (LIVE IN 1985) - JAMES (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CrX9krbUfo

8. VIREO'S EYE (LIVE IN AUSTIN 2014) - FUTURE ISLANDS (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pr2mtWEuuI

9. TO ME YOU ARE A WORK OF ART (LIVE IN SPAIN 2006) - MORRISSEY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ozx65yTpknU

10. LATE NIGHT MAUDLIN STREET (LIVE IN JAPAN 2002) - MORRISSEY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIP7XGiDgkk

11. WORLD PEACE IS NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS (LIVE IN MURCIA 2015) - MORRISSEY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRU-9S7xDe0

12. SEASONS (WAITING ON YOU) (LIVE ON THE LATE SHOW 2014) - FUTURE ISLANDS (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ee4bfu_t3c

13. FIRST OF THE GANG TO DIE (LIVE IN PHOENIX 2002) - MORRISSEY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYbF84hvOPg

14. THE STORY OF MY LIFE - MICHAEL HOLLIDAY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzk0bdlDr3Y

15. STARRY EYED - MICHAEL HOLLIDAY (NEW ENTRY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KEnUmQAwCE
























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