Johnny Marr gives in-depth interview to XFM Manchester

Mancunian guitar legend Johnny Marr (pictured at right above) was recently interviewed by DJ Clint Boon (at left above). The interview was part of the celebrations of XFM Manchester’s fifth anniversary.

By John Curley 

Johnny Marr recently stopped by the studios of XFM Manchester to be interviewed by XFM DJ Clint Boon. The interview was part of the celebrations marking the fifth birthday of XFM’s Manchester station. 

In the interview, Marr discussed many topics. Among the things that Marr talked about with Boon were: his influences; his time with The Smiths, Electronic, Modest Mouse, and The Cribs; the role of Manchester in the post-punk era; and his soundtrack work. It’s a really interesting interview and is well worth a listen. 

To hear the interview, go to and then click the individual audio links near the bottom of the page. The interview is about 45 minutes in length.

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