Johnny Marr: the answer

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Discover “The Answer”, the new single from British musician Johnny Marr, previously unreleased from his latest Best of, Spirit Power.

Johnny Marr unveils the video for “The Answer”, his latest single. Directed by Phillip Osborne, it is available via the player below:

This title is one of two unreleased releases from Spirit Power, his latest best of to date. “ I’ve played a lot of arenas over the years, and in terms of writing, there’s nowhere to hidehe declared in a press release at the time of the release of “Somewhere”, the other unreleased. For a song to work, it has to be great. I know it’s not very cool to think in those terms, but I grew up in a house where my parents listened to Motown, where you couldn’t release a song if it wasn’t full of hooks. »

This best of appears after the release of Fever Dreams Pts. 1-4, released in 2022. Interviewed by the editorial staff, he explains the purpose of this record: “I wanted to talk about how being a human is sometimes confusing, about the perception of time, about consciousness… because what happened to the world was crazy! I was very confused, sometimes feeling like a stranger to myself and wanting to be connected to others. This period makes us ask ourselves a lot of questions about what we are doing with our lives, why we are doing it. »

Spirit Power is available

Here is the tracklist and cover:

  1. Armatopia
  2. New Town Velocity
  3. EasyMoney
  4. Spirit Power & Soul
  5. Hi Hello
  6. Somewhere
  7. European Me
  8. The Messenger
  9. I Feel You
  10. The Answer
  11. Dynamo
  12. Spiral Cities
  13. The Priest
  14. Night And Day
  15. Sensory Street
  16. Walk Into The Sea
  17. Upstarts
  18. Candidate
  19. Tenement Time

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