Last night...
Scott Colothan

13:49 1st April 2010

Morrissey turned up to watch The Drums' ultra-intimate London gig last night (March 31st).


Much to the surprise of the 200 strong crowd at The Old Blue Last in Shoreditch, The Smiths legend mingled amongst them as he checked the New York band out.

He told a Gigwise source that he bought The Drums' 'Summertime!' EP on a trip to Rome and was hooked on them since.

Boy George, who was also at the gig, wrote on Twitter: “Morrissey was at The Drums, we had a poke off. He has a great smile!”

The Mozzfather isn't the only member of The Smiths who is a fan of The Drums.

On Tuesday night, Mike Joyce and Andy Rourke were spotted in the crowd at the Manchester Deaf Institute show.

Proof that the respect is mutual, The Drums are playing a DJ set at the Morrissey and The Smiths tribute night Viva Moz III at Bourne & Hollingsworth in London tomorrow night (April 2nd).

Morrissey live:

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

  • Morrissey @ Brixton Academy

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Photo: Neil Lupin