directed by David Barnes production company David & Goliath. The song is taken from the critically acclaimed album The Messenger and was inspired by Marr's. New Town Velocity by Johnny Marr song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position. The Messenger is the debut solo album by English musician Johnny Marr, formerly of the "New Town Velocity" was later also released as a single on iTunes and 7", along with the new B-side "The It-Switch". Videos were made for both of. Oh Johnny. This penultimate track on his pretty decent debut album of early this year was its standout. A track where he did what everyone had been hoping for. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Johnny Marr - New Town Velocity at Discogs. Complete your Johnny Marr collection. Johnny Marr – New Town Velocity. New Town Velocity (CDr, Single, Promo) album cover · More Images · All Versions · Edit Other Versions (1 of 1) View All .