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the smiths

This is the band that both Mark and Adam cite as an influence. Mark said, "The first band that really mean something to me were The Smiths, although I got into them a bit late. missed the boat really". Adam said, "When I was about 15, I was definitely drawn to The Smiths...I went to see [them] a couple of times, which I'm quite proud of now".

recommended listening

Hatful of Hollow

Features the classics "How Soon Is Now", "Heaven knows I'm miserable now" and "This Charming Man"

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The Best of the Smiths Vol.1

A superb collection of the smiths tracks. Includes "Panic", "Hand in glove" and "Some girls are bigger than others".

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The Best of the Smiths Vol.2

Another superb collection of later smiths tracks. Includes "Ask", "Still Ill" and "There is a light that never goes out"

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The following sites have biographies and loads of links about the band.