Morrissey, who has long used the web to deliver diatribes against meat-eating and other bugbears, has joined Twitter – and, so far, has tweeted twice.
Followed by …
For now, Morrissey only follows one user – his label, Harvest Records. His former Smiths bandmate Johnny Marr isn't yet following him.
Various luminaries welcomed him into the fold:
And wags started with the gags:
Morrissey's newfound social networking voice comes as he gears up to release his latest album, World Peace is None of Your Business, featuring almost self-parodic titles such as Earth Is the Loneliest Planet and Staircase at the University. The title track was released this week as a single.