Speedway is the Houston based tribute to Morrissey and The Smiths.
The band is fronted by lead singer, Christopher Anton
of christopher ANTON and the Joneses (band)
and former vocalist of the Iconic 80’s Synth Pop Band, INFORMATION SOCIETY,
The band features members:
Thomas Brigham (bass), Mark Wreyford (drums/vocals),
Curtis Cameron (guitar) and Marco Digges (keyboard).
The band's name is based on, and derived from the song Speedway by Morrissey.
Speedway's mission is to present a “best of” format of songs to Smiths and Morrissey fans everywhere placing an emphasis on Morrissey's 91-95 era.
The Speedway experience is a love letter to the artistry of Morrissey and The Smiths.
Anton describes the project as “coming from a place of love and respect...to present the songs that the fans love with dignity and sincerity.”
Bass player Thomas Brigham describes an important aspect of the band as being “focused on musicianship and commitment to excellence”
Speedway plays the hits that every fan wants to hear, Panic, First of the Gang to Die, Suedehead, Still Ill, just to name a few from the band's repertoire.