Johnny Marr Announces “Call the Comet”—His Upcoming Third Solo LP

Former Smith’s guitarist Johnny Marr has been active on social media of late, chronicling his work on his latest studio effort.

Today via Twitter and Facebook Marr announced the title of his third solo LP:  Call the Comet.

No release date or further details are currently available, though Marr promises “news coming soon.” and has encouraged fans to sign up for his mailing list at for more updates on the record.

Marr’s previous solo efforts have been The Messenger released in 2013 and Playland released in 2014—as well as a live album Adrenalin Baby in 2015.

After his departure from The Smiths in 1987, Marr worked with Bernard Sumner in the project Electronic, as well as collaborating with various other bands such as The The, Modest House, The Cribs, and super group 7 Worlds Collide.

In 2003 Marr finally took the lead, helming his first project Johnny Marr and the Healers, before going completely solo a decade later.

See Marr’s tweet about Call the Comet below: