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The 50 Gloomiest Songs Of All Time
Sometimes you just have to wallow. Here are some of the most downbeat tunes ever recorded.

The Smiths are listed 3 times.

3. The Smiths - I Know It's Over
"Oh mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head," wails Morrissey in this moving track from the classic Queen Is Dead album.

10. The Smiths - Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
Another marvellously gloomy Morrissey rumination on relationships, or the lack of.

39. The Smiths - Suffer Little...
"Special suite at The Gotham Hotel, King Street."

"Morrissey would like to express sincere thanks to HMVRecords UK for their 'sterling' support given to California Son." VP.

and this is why he is in trouble now, she says:

And yes, the only reasons why he supports them is because of halal slaughter and Brexit.

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Noel Gallagher told us what he thinks of Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Nigel Farage, his brother Liam and Morrissey. He didn't hold back - Manchester Evening News
M.E.N. EXCLUSIVE: The former Oasis star sits down for an interview with CityLife


We're here to discuss Gallagher's new EP, Black Star Dancing - but the conversation takes a political turn when we get onto the subject of Morrissey, who he says he'd love to write a song for.

How does the man who was once pictured sipping champagne with Tony Blair at Number 10 reconcile the former Smiths frontman's controversial outbursts with his own beliefs?

"People's political beliefs are their own. If that's what he believes in, that's what he believes in," Gallagher says.

"I believe in something else. We're all entitled to our own opinions. I think we live in a society now where everybody who...
Reviewer William Dart of New Horizons Radio New Zealand gives a mixed review of "California Son". I did like William talking about the mixed gender roles of Morrissey singer love songs from a female protagonist on the album. Review can be listened to online or downloaded.

Morrissey's California Son - RNZ
The British singer Morrissey is not always Mr Sad; he can occasionally – very occasionally – deliver smiley-faced pop. William Dart listens to his new album of covers California Son.

Full show/podcast here:

Boz starts at about 18 minutes in and it runs for almost 2hrs, choosing some tracks (played in full) and chatting.
Some Morrissey mentions.

Audio file (M4A) to listen to on the go: