Black, white and blue: the racial antagonism of The Smiths’ record sleeves

@article{Warnes2007BlackWA,
  title={Black, white and blue: the racial antagonism of The Smiths’ record sleeves},
  author={Andrew Warnes},
  journal={Popular Music},
  year={2007},
  volume={27},
  pages={135 - 149}
}
  • A. Warnes
  • Published 13 December 2007
  • Art
  • Popular Music
Abstract As Matthew Bannister has recently suggested in these pages (see Popular Music, 25/1), The Smiths stand at the head of a 1980s Indie canon based on its rejection of a commodification associated with contemporary black US musics. This article argues that this racial understanding has also bled into the band’s critical reception, encouraging many to assume that Morrissey and Marr drew on exclusively white influences. Specifically, I argue that the white camp icons from the 1950s and 1960s… 
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