Johnny Marr Releases "The Messenger" Music Video

Johnny Marr has released an official music video for the title track off his debut album, The Messenger. Watch it below.

Best known for his pioneering work in The Smiths, Marr has worked with countless bands and artists over the last two decades, including stints in Modest Mouse and The Cribs, and collaborations with Talking Heads, Pet Shop Boys, The The and more.

The Messenger was written and produced by Marr, who recorded the album in Manchester and Berlin.

Marr was also recently honored with his own Signature Jaguar from Fender, a guitar that Guitar World reviewer Chris Gill called "the best Jaguar that the company has ever produced." Watch Paul Riario's video review/demo here.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.