Johnny Marr is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist best known as the ex-guitarist of legendary English alt-rock group The Smiths. When The Smiths called it quits in 1987, Johnny Marr busied himself with other projects, contributing as a session musician as well as creating his own bands, first Electronic, then Johnny Marr and the Healers. He also had one-album stints with Modest Mouse and The Cribs. More recently though, he was a major contributor in the score for the Leonardo Di Caprio blockbuster, Inception(2010). In February 2013, Marr emerged as a solo artist with his debut album, The Messenger.