Johnny Marr rose to fame in the 1980s as the guitarist in The Smiths, with whom he formed a prolific songwriting partnership with Morrissey. Marr has been a member of Electronic, The The, and Modest Mouse. In 2008, he joined The Cribs (content from Wikipedia)
So yes, he is a legend and after 49, he finally decide to release his own album. Repeat button is on.