Johnny Marr: ‘Life doesn’t need The Smiths to reform for things to be OK.’

From NME:

Johnny Marr has said that fans need to stop assuming their “life will be complete” if The Smiths reform.

The Godlike Genius was asked in an interview with NPR.org about being constantly besieged by fans and interviewers who ask if the band he formed with Morrissey will ever get back together.

He replied: “(Fans) hope there will be some big happy ending. The fact is, there is a happy ending — I’m happy. It’s all cool. It’s slightly difficult when people assume that your life will be complete, or everybody’s life will be complete, if this band from 25 years ago reforms.”

Marr went on to say that “life doesn’t need that to happen for things to be okay” and suggested that fans looking for some positive enlightenment should give up hoping for The Smiths to reform and “go see the Dalai Lama or something that’ll make you feel better”.

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