The Smyths recreate the sound of Morrissey and Marr at The Horn

A BAND who pay homage to one of the most influential British groups of the last 30 years are heading to St Albans. The Smyths are – you ve guessed it – a tribute to Manchester legends The Smiths, whose short-lived union from 1982 to 1987 left an indelible

A BAND who pay homage to one of the most influential British groups of the last 30 years are heading to St Albans.

The Smyths are - you've guessed it - a tribute to Manchester legends The Smiths, whose short-lived union from 1982 to 1987 left an indelible mark on the British indie scene.

Formed in 2003, they are led by Graham Sampson, whose voice bears a striking resemblance to a certain Stephen Patrick Morrissey.

The band have toured extensively over the last five years, and have built up a comprehensive set list, which encompasses more than 50 songs by The Smiths and Morrissey.


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Fans can expect to hear a mixture of timeless classics, such as This Charming Man and There Is A Light That Never

Goes Out and more contemporary offerings from Morrissey's solo career, including Irish Blood English Heart and First Of The Gang To Die.

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So don your hearing aid, stick some gladioli in your back pocket and head down to The Horn on Saturday, May 9.

The show starts at 8pm and tickets cost �6 in advance or �7 on the night.

To book tickets, visit www.ticketweb.co.uk

Visit www.thesmyths.net for more info.

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