Johnny Marr is back with The The after 17 years to release their first song in 15 years.
Marr was a member of the band from 1988–1994 playing guitar and harmonica, it was his first musical escapade after The Smiths split up. Singer/songwriter Matt Johnson has been the only permanent member of the group since its inception in the late 70s..
Johnson and Marr have just announced that they have joined forces for a new The The song ‘You Can’t Stop What’s Coming’, which will be released as a seven-inch single on April 22 for Record Store Day.
To mark 10 years of Record Store Day, Slaves, Anton Newcombe (Brian Jonestown Massacre), Kate Tempest, Kate Nash and Izzy Bizu have been named as official champions.