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Latest update : 2018-05-24

Guitar Hero: Johnny Marr brings solo work to the stage in Paris

His guitar riffs have scored the indie pop soundtrack for more than three decades. Johnny Marr is considered a musician's musician. Sought after as a guest artist, band member and singer-songwriter years after his legendary stint in The Smiths, Marr is now channeling his creative energies into solo projects.

We caught up with him during his European tour to promote his third album "Call the Comet". He told us about setting the record straight on The Smiths years and having a Fender guitar named in his honour.

By Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

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2018-07-27 Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

Hot picks from Paris: Tips for a cultural summer

As temperatures rise in the French capital we head to the banks of the River Seine for a round-up of what to read, see and listen to this summer. Abigail Altman joins us from the...

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2018-07-26 Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

Here they go again: 'Mamma Mia' returns to the big screen

Ten years after the sing-along success had the world humming Abba's greatest hits, Meryl Streep, Amanda Siegfried and Colin Firth are back. We take a look at the sequel to the...

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2018-07-25 Lisa NESSELSON

Film show: 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout', 'Under the Silver Lake' & 'The Wild Pear Tree'

Film critic Lisa Nesselson serenades us with her thoughts on Tom Cruise’s latest outing as Ethan Hunt; the mega spy franchise has come to Paris for its sixth instalment. We also...

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2018-07-24 Amobe MEVEGUE

Ziggy Marley: 'We have to rebel for love'

Ziggy Marley is a five-time Grammy award-winning artist with reggae royalty roots. He's been flying the green, yellow and black flag for laid-back Jamaican beats around the...

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2018-07-23 Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

Depeche Mode, Gorillaz, Kasabian & Bastille headline Lollapalooza Paris

Legendary music festival Lollapalooza returns to the French capital for a second year, establishing itself as one of the summer highlights of Paris’s cultural calendar! In this...

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