“It will be our third gig at Cafe Drummond and the first one, in 2015 was, brilliant. “We were back last year too and the night was enjoyable; we were really looking forward to coming back.“The AECC show being announced has made us worry a bit.Given that both of them were mopey, sexually ambiguous English boys who sang melancholic ballads over jangly guitars, the whole thing must've seemed pretty odd to your average Wham fan.
The tribute act’s own Morrissey, Jim Thompson, 39, said: “I was checking the news and noticed Morrissey had announced an Aberdeen show.
He added: “We’re all big fans of Morrissey and The Smiths, but this one has bitten us a bit.
“We booked the gig three weeks ago and we were really excited.
His fellow musicians from the Manchester music scene were so impressed by his vocal talents they asked him to form a band, along with guitarist Josh Smith, bass guitarist Nigel Clare and drummer Luke Williams.
Since then, These Smiths have been touring the UK, playing a mix of hits from The Smiths and Morrissey.
“We’ve been playing Cafe Drummond for the last couple of years and they’ve been some of our best gigs.” Visit agpaberdeen.for more information.