Fife’s greatest gigs: No 29. Morrisey, Alhambra

Morrissey in concert (Pic: Cate Gillon)
Morrissey in concert (Pic: Cate Gillon)

Morrissey, Alhambra, Dunfermline, 2011

Dunnoon and Hawick were other unusual dates that Moz played on a nine-date tour in 2011 and unleashed a storming set at a packed Alhambra – his first ever visit to Fife. Sprinkled with solo favourites and a couple of then-newbies, it was a spellbinding take on The Smiths’ Meat Is Murder, backed with stomach-churning footage of the treatment of battery hens and veal calves, that provided the most memorable part of a truly great gig.

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