Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

So tell me, what was that all about? A Smiths Symposium

Caitlin Moran, The Times, 29 March 2005

THE VIDEO for the Smiths' 1987 single 'I Started Something I Couldn't Finish' shows hundreds of faux-Morrisseys descending on the streets of Manchester — cardigans frayed, quiffs rampant, back pockets full of daffodils, and hearing aids turned all the way up to 11.

Total word count of piece: 506


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.