Smiths guitarist writes song for reunited Crowded House

Johnny Marr, former guitarist for The Smiths, has helped to write a song for the first new Crowded House album in 14 years.

Johnny Marr, former guitarist for The Smiths, has helped to write a song for the first new Crowded House album in 14 years.

The six-string legend – now a member of US band Modest Mouse – has co-written Even A Child with frontman Neil Finn for Time On Earth and also features on the album's lead single Don't Stop Now, released 25 June.


The 14-track album was recorded with Kings Of Leon producer Ethan Johns in Auckland, New Zealand and will feature the following songs:

Nobody Wants To
Don't Stop Now
She Called Up
Say That Again
Pour Le Monde
Even A Child
Heaven That I'm Making
Silent House
English Trees
Walked Her Way Down
Transit Lounge
You Are The One to Make Me Cry
A Sigh
People Are Like Suns


The band will co-headline Hyde Park Calling in London on June 23 and the Outsider Festival in Scotland the following day.