Talk:Morrissey

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New picture needed[edit]

The current photograph is from 2005. We could do with having a more contemporary photograph. Luckily there are lots around. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 31.52.53.129 (talk) 19:03, 17 March 2018 (UTC)

There aren't lots around that are available for use on Wikipedia - in fact that don't appear to be any others. Wikipedia can only use images with no copyright applied to them. PaleCloudedWhite (talk) 20:21, 17 March 2018 (UTC)

WP:PEACOCK issues[edit]

Some lines of the article stand out as being in conflict with WP:PEACOCK:

  • With Johnny Marr he established the Smiths in 1982, soon attracting national recognition for their self-titled debut album.
    • The part after the comma breaches WP:PEACOCK - better would be to mention that said album debuted at number two in the UK charts - which the article on the album does.
  • As the band's frontman, Morrissey attracted attention for his unconventional yet expressive baritone voice, witty and sardonic lyrics, and idiosyncratic appearance; deliberately avoiding rock machismo, he cultivated the aesthetic of a social outsider who eschewed drugs and embraced celibacy.
    • Quite a few words: "unconventional", "witty" breach WP:PEACOCK, WP:NOTOPINION. Better would be to quote magazines or writers on him, citing WP:RS
  • Highly influential, Morrissey has been credited as a seminal figure in the emergence of indie rock and Britpop.

Autarch (talk) 19:31, 12 May 2018 (UTC)

Supporter of Britain First and Tommy Robinson, thinks Hitler is left-wing[edit]

See this. Evidently he called Hitler left-wing. Doug Weller talk 11:56, 11 June 2018 (UTC)

Archives for true-to-you sources[edit]

The fan website true-to-you.net, which previously enjoyed a relationship with Morrissey, is now offline and clicking any link to it redirects to an error page. About a dozen true-to-you.net sources are used in this article (based on my browser's search function for the keyword "true-to-you"), some of which are already archived, but the majority of which are not. I can try to help, but I think it could be beneficial if other people looked into that as well. (This is also a problem on other Morrissey-related articles, such as some of his solo albums like Years of Refusal, but that's not the focus here.) Bizarre BizarreTalk modern to me 15:50, 21 June 2018 (UTC)