Posted in music on August 17, 2014

by Bill Pearis

Morrissey in Dallas in May (more by Tim Griffin)
Moz

If you've been following along with the Morrissey Vs Harvest Records cricket match, you will probably not be surprised to learn that Moz has more to say on the subject of whether he isn't or is still signed to the label. From official Morrissey mouthpiece True To You:

In response to Andrew Flanagan's incorrect report for Billboard online (15 August 2014), both Morrissey and Morrissey's lawyer are in possession of email correspondence from Steve Barnett (head of Capitol-Harvest Records), and also from Steve Barnett's personal assistant, both of whom confirm that Capitol-Harvest have ended their relationship with Morrissey. No recording Agreement with Capitol-Harvest was ever signed by Morrissey, and Morrissey retains full ownership of World Peace is None Of Your Business. Contrary to the assured Billboard report, Capitol-Harvest have very clearly stated that they would have no interest in licensing a second album by Morrissey. Russells (London), who represent Morrissey, are presently concluding Morrissey's relationship with Harvest Records.

Once again, Morrissey is in search of a new label.

Further, Morrissey adds a more personal note in reference to fan-made videos (and Harvest's supposed unwillingness to make official vids):
"Thank you to everyone who has added new videos on You Tube to support World peace is none of your business. Of the newer batch, I am especially moved by The bullfighter dies by trentmorrison, and also by Oboe concerto by Sharon Jheeta. I am so glad that you understand.

I am so sorry that Harvest Records did not understand what they had. You have explained it to them, and I will always be in your debt".

MORRISSEY
17 August 2014

Having just read Tony Fletcher's 2012 Smiths biography, A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths, neither record label woes nor tour cancelations are new additions to Morrissey's MO.

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Comments (23)

Everyone already read this on Pitchfork, but bait that troll anyway, BV.

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2014 3:52 PM

In the whole list of my 'who gives a fuck?', this is pretty low.

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2014 3:52 PM

rape bait!

Posted by Quentin Tarantino (actor) | August 17, 2014 4:00 PM

"very clearly stated" = Morrissey is still phenomenally bad at picking out lawyers

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2014 5:12 PM

i love is Morrissey! the best!

Posted by massagem tantrica | August 17, 2014 9:13 PM

F A G

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2014 11:04 PM

morrissey is an annoying twat with or without a record label

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2014 11:06 PM

I doubt any of his fans even care. His new album is just as weak as the last bunch. And will anyone be dumb enough to buy tickets to see him if he tours again?

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 1:55 AM

Not the most newsworthy article I wouldn't have thought

Posted by Office Storage | August 18, 2014 2:50 AM

11:04, 1:40, 1:47 - there is a light that never goes out. EXCEPT YOURS. be afraid. be VERY afraid now.

there is no hell,2:32. go back and thump, i mean HUMP your bible.

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 8:08 AM

^ wow, the ignorance in this post is astounding. just astounding.

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 11:00 AM

the only ignorance is from the racists, misogynists and homophobes who post here.

get out of mom's basement and find a job.

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 11:14 AM

^ ha, looking in that mirror again, Buckeye? tears for you, sweetie, tears
;___;
you should go play on the train tracks, lots of fun to have down there

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 11:26 AM

Methinks that 8:08/11:14 has been inhaling too much methane, starting to effect his brainz, knowaamean?

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 11:42 AM

FAGGOT

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 1:20 PM

Morrisey also thinks he still has a penis.

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 1:29 PM

i would let morrisey squat over my head and fart in my face

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 3:05 PM

^ and you would be a knucklehead

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 3:07 PM

11:26 + 11:42 + 1:20 = circle jerk

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 3:16 PM

^ dumb as fuck right there

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 3:18 PM

3:16 = ;___;

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2014 3:26 PM

Just tell that dumpy old man to button up his shirt. He looks like a some seedy character hiding in the dark corner of a bar.

Posted by The Intl | August 19, 2014 2:01 AM

Ferguson, It Was Really Nothing

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2014 3:37 AM

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