Xfm 25: The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
Xfm looks back at Morrissey and Marr's iconoclastic LP in a special documentary...
This month on Xfm 25 - our look back at albums turning 25 this year – we celebrate one the most influential records of the 1980s – The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths. Much loved by fans for featuring There Is A Light That Never Goes Out and now regarded as arguably their greatest work.
Ian Camfield explores the making of this landmark album and the legacy it has left behind. The Queen Is Dead will then be played in full at the end of the documentary. Contributors include guitarist Johnny Marr, engineer Stephen Street, Brett Anderson, Billy Bragg, Mani, Guy Garvey and Clint Boon.
Listen again below.
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