It's a taut, post-punk leaning return...

Indie icon Johnny Marr hits back on new single 'The Bright Parade'.

The songwriter is enjoying a storming summer, taking his live set across Europe, including a standout Glastonbury performance.

Hitting Nile Rodgers' Meltdown last night - August 8th - in London, Johnny Marr was joined onstage by son Nile for a performance of evergreen Smiths' favourite 'There Is A Light That Never Goes Out'.

New single 'The Bright Parade' was released just before he went onstage, and it's a taut, lean workout from the seminal guitarist.

Leaning on those post-punk influences, it still feels sharply melodic while also enjoying an exploratory feel.

Tune in now.

Johnny Marr will play Manchester Albert Hall on September 4th and 5th.

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