Smiths

23rd February 1985, The Smiths scored their first UK No.1 album with Meat Is Murder. The album's sleeve uses a 1967 photograph of Marine Cpl. Michael Wynn in the Vietnam War, though with the wording on his helmet changed from "Make War Not Love" to "Meat Is Murder". The original image was used for Emile […]

New book The Smiths – The Day I Was There tells the story of The Smiths in the words of over 400 fans. With memories from the earliest Smiths shows at UK clubs through to the last ever gig at London’s Brixton Academy, you’ll see a portrait of The Smiths from the perspective of fans […]

The arrival of our new Smiths book is only a few days away. The book tells the story of The Smiths in the words of over 400 fans from Britain and the US. With memories from the earliest Smiths shows at UK clubs through to the last ever gig at London’s Brixton Academy. Special limited […]

Big thanks to Granada TV in Manchester for this very nice feature on our new Smiths book. Limited Edition of 500 Hardback copies available for pre order https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com : https://youtu.be/-zehAeCYsXw The Smiths – The Day I Was There – Granada TV The Smiths – The Day I Was There tells the story of The Smiths […]

Our new book The Smiths – The Day I Was There had a great feature on TV in the UK this evening. The story of The Smiths in the words of over 400 fans with memories from the earliest Smiths shows at UK clubs through to the last ever gig at London’s Brixton Academy. Special […]

We have our latest book The Smiths – The Day I Was There available on pre order. This special limited edition hardback is numbered from 1-500, signed by the author and has the option for a personal dedication written in the book. The Smiths have been described as the most influential British guitar group of […]

Promo video here featuring fans who have stories of seeing The Smiths in our new book. We have a special limited run of 500 hardback copies all numbered and signed by the author. The book tells the story of The Smiths in the words of over 400 fans with memories from the earliest Smiths shows […]

Very pleased to announce that our next book The Smiths – The Day I Was There is now available for pre order. We have a special limited run of 500 hardback copies all numbered and signed by the author. The book tells the story of The Smiths in the words of over 400 fans with […]

Presenting The Smiths – The Day I Was There: the story of the band in the words of over 400 fans from Britain and the US, from the earliest shows at UK clubs through to the last ever gig at London’s Brixton Academy. Pre-order this special limited edition hardback edition, numbered from 1-500 and signed […]

Very pleased to announce that our next book The Smiths – The Day I Was There is now available for pre order. Over 400 fans share memories from the earliest Smiths shows at UK clubs through to the last ever gig. We have a special limited run of 500 hardback copies all numbered and signed […]


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