Logo


HMV attempting to “freeze sales” of ‘The Queen Is Dead’

  • Published on: Jun 18, 2017 - 4:25 AM
  • Source: NME

HMV attempting to “freeze sales” of ‘The Queen Is Dead’The 7" and 12" singles are very limited, say HMV MorrisseyMorrissey has accused HMV of trying to “freeze sales” of The Smiths’ recently reissued single ‘The Queen Is Dead’, which went on sale on Friday, June 16. Posting a picture of HMV stickers that state sales of the single are limited to one per customer, the Smiths frontman said the sticker was “not unlike a Smoking Will Seriously Damage Your Health warning” and called it an “overwhelming insult to The Smiths”. He added: “Over thirty years since their death, and the Smiths are still thought too radical for the slow rea …

Read More


More Music News

Olivia Newton-John Updates Fans After Breast Cancer Relapse, (Billboard)
Father John Misty “Eulogizes” Chuck E. Cheese’s Animatronic (Pitchfork)
Film News Roundup: Music Biopics ‘Dalida,’ ‘Django’ Land (Variety)
Dr. Luke Has a New Protege — and She’s Not What You’d (Variety)
JAY-Z Addresses Kanye Feud, Solange, Controversial Jewish Lyric (Pitchfork)
Aubrie Sellers’ Intergalactic, Sci-Fi Glam “Paper Doll” (CMT)
Beyoncé and JAY-Z Buy $90 Million Mansion in Los Angeles -- (ET Online)
Charley Pride: “I’m in the Business of Selling Lyrics, (CMT)
Sky to broadcast Marcus Mumford and QPR’s Game4Grenfell (NME)
Gucci Mane announces new album and shares Migos collaboration (NME)
Does Taylor Swift’s Social-Media Blackout Mean New Music Is (Variety)
ICP’s Shaggy 2 Dope on Pro-Trump March on Washington: “Nobody (Spin)
RIAA Posts Fiery Response to Blog Post From YouTube’s Lyor (Variety)
New Queens of the Stone Age Music Accidentally Pressed, Released (Billboard)
A$AP Ferg Documentary Travels to Liberia to Meet the Students His (Billboard)
Trey Songz Reaches Plea Deal in Detroit Assault Case (Billboard)
Ray Wylie Hubbard, Brandy Clark Deliver New Albums (CMT)
Fifth Harmony on Camila Cabello and 'gossip (USA Today)
Babies Watch KKK Rally and Trump Speech in New Lupe Fiasco Video (Pitchfork)
Noname Announces Tour (Pitchfork)
Trey Songz reaches plea deal on reduced charges in Detroit arrest (USA Today)
Taylor Swift Shakes Content Off Social Media: Is a New Album (Popcrush)
Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Expecting Twins (CMT)
Future Postpones Two Virginia Concerts Following “Tragic (Spin)


Frontpage