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Monday, November 09, 2009

Get off the Stage, indeed!

A Manchester bookstore recently played host to a launch party for Gavin Hopps's study of Morrissey's work - about which USA Today said "Dive in, grab a highlighter, and savor the plentiful footnotes." Which, let's face it, are probably more fun to savor than the flavor of murder.

Here's some footage of the book launch, from a Manchester news site (that's not Gavin on the drums, by the way):

And here's the old chap himself just the other day in Liverpool, doing what he does best...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A really terrifying section of the first video occurs between :20 and :25 in which one sees Gavin Hopps age 50 years in 5 seconds. Yikes.