TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Morrissey’s ‘Your Arsenal’
produce Morrissey's albums from there on out, as well as write several songs alongside Moz. But Happy 25th Anniversary to Morrissey’s Your Arsenal, originally released July 27, 1992. Damn it Morrissey treasure trove of Morrissey's nastiest, most hard-edged tunes, exchanging The Smiths' trademark indie TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Morrissey’s ‘Your Arsenal’ , Morrissey, you're so mean. I loved this album when I was in my 20s, mired in the misery of Bush-era coming from a rockabilly background, both Boorer and Whyte added a harder sound to Morrissey's music
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. Indeed, a few years after the Smiths' breakup in 1987, Morrissey's American cult had grown to the point from the music press headlines. After a quiet period around the turn of the millennium, Morrissey hailed as Morrissey's best album in years. Over the next few years, Morrissey busied himself with Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Morrissey’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Morrissey , Morrissey's theatrical crooning and literate, poetic lyrics -- filled with romantic angst, social alienation Happy Birthday to Morrissey, Born May 22, 1959 Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Morrissey’s musical legacy and share your personal
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of The Smiths’ ‘Strangeways, Here We Come’
where Morrissey, Marr and company move on from the clever interplay of poetry and melody, and just sing released September 28, 1987. As we sit on the cusp of Morrissey’s latest album, Low in High School, we off the top, “A Rush and a Push and the Land is Ours” holds up surprisingly well. Morrissey Morrissey dissolved, and Morrissey went more or less out of his mind. It’s hard to imagine Morrissey getting go out on a limb and guess that the “…hard-faced, three-word gesture” Morrissey gives in “I Started
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: The Smiths’ “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” (1984)
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of The Smiths’ ‘The Queen Is Dead’
gleefully imagine Prince Charles in drag. Photo: Stephen Wright "Frankly, Mr. Shankly" is Morrissey at his Morrissey billing. Morrissey's lyrics and Marr’s music combine to make for a timeless classic still in heavy surrounds them. There is no doubt that “Bigmouth Strikes Again" is Morrissey's self-deprecating nod to the song, but Marr felt it sounded strange. Instead, they used a sped-up version of Morrissey doing . We don't begrudge Morrissey at all. This song epitomizes who he was at the time. A very cool thing
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: The Smiths’ ‘The Smiths’ (1984)
smile lights up her stupid face / and well it would,” Morrissey sneers on “Pretty Girls Make Graves other love / this one is different because it’s ours,” Morrissey sings on “Hand in Glove.” Right there
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Black hit. The Smiths' lead singer Morrissey began championing her in interviews, as well, which led
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its first week of release and beat out Morrissey's You Are the Quarry. The ballad "Somewhere Only We
Loves of Her Life: Albumism’s Liz Itkowsky Selects the 10 Albums She Can’t Live Without
| Buy | Morrissey is so capital "R" Romantic on The Queen is Dead. I love the jangle pop guitar with
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with singer Morrissey in 1982. In the years to follow they emerged among Britain's most successful acts
INTERVIEW: Josh Rouse Finds Love—and a Fresh Sound—in the Modern Age
favorite albums of all time? JR: Beck’s Sea Change, Morrissey’s Viva Hate, The Cure’s Kiss Me, Kiss Me
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eclectic covers from the likes of Morrissey, the Decemberists, Billie Holiday, Black Rebel
LEST WE FORGET: Revisiting David Bowie’s 1993 Album ‘Black Tie White Noise’
”), Scott Walker (“Nite Flights”) and Morrissey (“I Know It's Gonna Happen Someday”). Black Tie White
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 35 Years of Joan Armatrading’s ‘The Key’
includes U2, his former wife, the late Kirsty MacColl, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Morrissey and XTC
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studio at the urging of longtime fan Morrissey, and in the fall of 2004 she released a new disc simply
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scheduled to join the revived Lollapalooza festival for select dates, joining Morrissey and Sonic Youth on
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of The Cranberries’ ‘Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?’
, later collaborating with the likes of Morrissey and Blur, among other notable British artists, in
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Dave Matthews Band’s ‘Crash’
.” Fueled by the production prowess of Steve Lillywhite (Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, U2) and the
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