Mexrrissey on Rolling Stone and LA Times
After their successful tour on UK, Mexrrissey played on New York and Los Angeles.
Here what Rolling Stone told about Mexrrissey show:
"Yet Mexrrissey was a much truer, more passionate invocation of the Moz spirit, turning his musical telenovelas into festive culture-clash sing-alongs, until the entire audience was chanting, "¡Muerte al DJ! Muerte al DJ!"
LA Times also offered some reviews about Mexrrissey's shows:
"A group of Mexican musicians, however, is out-Moz-ing even the most diehard adherents. Mexrrissey, as the band is called, has translated Morrissey's most venerable songs into Spanish and laced them with Latin beats. Think: a thumping samba drum line at the opening of the Smiths' acerbic flirtation song "Ask.""
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Here some other notes about what happened:
"On Sunday night, I saw one of the best shows I think I’ve ever seen. Mexrissey, a Morrissey tribute band comprised of some of Mexico’s leading musicians, rocked BAM for the final show of WYNC’s RadioLoveFest Festival."
"In front of the animated Morrissey, eight all-star Mexican musicians infused the damp, melodramatic sadness of Morrissey’s discography into a warm-blooded, mariachi horn-infused expression of just how impactful Morrissey has been on their lives. They are Mexrrissey, and their show in Brooklyn was the first U.S. stop on an international tour."
"Mexican musicians will re-imagine the songs of mononymic musical monolith Morrissey in a show at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on May 10. Setting music by the morose former frontman of the Smiths — who penned song titles like “Unhappy Birthday” and “Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me” — to bouncy south-of-the-border instrumentation may sound like a culture clash, but for many Mexicans and Mexican-Americans, Moz’s heavy lyrics are a light that will never go out, one performer said."
"Lara, whose day job is making music as Mexican Institute of Sound, expanded on a theory he has about the subcultural Mexican adoration of Morrissey. He told me, the Saturday before the concert, “In the ’90s the second generation of Mexicans in the US started to mingle more with US culture, and I think that they found Morrissey at that moment, the right moment, and completely embraced him."