As you may or may not know, Morrissey has just returned to the public eye with his 10th solo album 'World Peace Is None Of Your Business'. Entering the UK Top 40 at Number 2 this weekend, 'World Peace..' is one of of this finest albums since 'Vauxhall and I', and will be a strong contender for many Album of the Year lists come November.
Almost in perfect timing, last week saw the arrival of a number of Rare and Collectable items by both The Smiths, and from Morrissey's solo career. Below are just a few of the highlights we have.
You Are The Quarry – Rare Official 2004 UK BPI GOLD sales award issued to commemorate sales in excess of 100,000 copies of the Attack Records album. Features a copy of the CD and sleeve artwork, mounted above a gold engraved dedication plaque with mini Union Jack flag in the top left corner. Measures 16" x 16" framed and glazed – a truly stunning item!
Family Line – 1994 French-only promotional 8- track compilation CD album featuring Suedehead, Everyday Is Like Sunday & The National Front Disco, unique custom card wallet picture sleeve
The More You Ignore Me – 1994 UK Parlophone 2-track radio promotional 2-track vinyl 7", also includes Used To Be A Sweet Boy, with mock original Parlophone orange label, in custom picture sleeve! The sleeve shows just some slight edgwear along the opening edge and the vinyl looks unplayed
These are the tip of the iceberg of some of the Morrissey and related items that have arrived recently, including more awards, promotional CD's, and even the rare 'Exit Smiling' book featuring early printed works of Morrissey. Keep your eye on 991.com for more items as they arrive