Johnny Marr Is Already Writing New Solo Material

Johnny Marr performs at Coachella 2013. Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Johnny Marr performs at Coachella 2013. Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Guitarist, producer, collaborator, sideman: Johnny Marr has played nearly every role imaginable in his 30-year career. Since the Smiths broke up in 1987, Marr has left his stamp on Talking Heads, Pet Shop Boys, Modest Mouse, the Pretenders and the Cribs, to name a few. Now he’s added another title to his expansive résumé: frontman. This February, Marr released his first solo album The Messenger, a populist Brit-rock throwback full of the guitarist’s trademark jangle, semi-biographical narratives and nary a feeling about blowing up the Internet. Hive sat down with Marr this past weekend at Coachella and discussed the future of his solo career, including material in the works

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