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The Smiths’ New DVD Documents The Queen Is Dead

The Smiths’ New DVD Documents The Queen Is Dead

A DVD that takes a fresh look at the seminal Smiths' album, The Queen Is Dead is to be released.

Touted as a visual review, The Queen Is Dead: A Classic Under Review will explore rare studio and live footage including interviews with band members, the late Factory Records head, Tony Wilson, Suede’s Brett Anderson and the album’s co-producer and engineer, Stephen Street. Bonus features will include an interactive DVD game.

Former Smiths’ frontman, Morrisey will headline London’s O2 Wireless festival on July 4 following this years Greatest Hits album.

The Queen Is Dead: A Classic Under Review is due for release on May 26.

For a full review of Morrissey’s Greatest Hits click here


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