BOXER UNION PLAYLIST #8
The Smiths is probably the most important alternative rock band to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s, the one truly vital voice of the ’80s and the most influential British guitar group of that decade. We would add the fact that this band were the first indie outsiders to achieve mainstream success on their own terms. This success is based in the powerful partnership formed by songwriter/singer Morrissey -one of the most controversial musicians ever- and guitar player Johnny Marr.
That’s why a lot of bands and singers from the 90’s and the XXI Century usually play versions of The Smiths most influential songs. Some of them are included in our monthly Playlist, dedicated exclusively to The Smiths covers: Death Cab For Cutie, Eurythmics, She & Him, Kristy MacColl, Gene Loves Jezebel…
This month the union wants to pay tribute to one of the biggest and more stylish bands ever.
01. What Difference Does It Make. Ebony Bones!
02. Las Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me. Eurythmics
03. A Rush And A Push And The Land Is Ours. Broadway Calls
04. Ask. Gene Loves Jezebel
05. Paint A Vulgar Picture. The Yellow Melodies
06. The Light 3000. Schneider Tm
07. Stop Me. Mark Ronson Feat. Daniel Merriweather
08. Reel Around The Fountain. Outrageous Cherry
09. Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now. Act
10. This Charming Man. Death Cab For Cutie
11. You Just Haven’t Earned It Yet, Baby. Kirsty MacColl
12. Half A Person. The Twilight Sad
13. Frankly Mr. Shankly. Oslo Swan
14. The Boy With The Thorn In His Side. Lila
15. Jeane. Billy Bragg
16. Pretty Girls Male Graves. Alan Mesia
17. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want. She & Him
18. I Won’t Share You. Map
19. Shoplifters Of The World Unite. Tanya Donelly
20. Oscillate Wildly. Paul Rahme