Now (and even then, if truth be told) the lack of ideas is evident. I'd enjoyed this ten years previously when Sweet, Mud, T Rex and Slade had bashed and stamped all over similar grooves. 'Panic' was reverential theft and adoration, this is just lazy pilfering.
Slight and throwaway. The gaps in quality control were starting to show and the whole thing is redeemed only by the force of the rhythm section and the brevity of the offering.
The 'Shakespeare' reference has always puzzled us in the context of the actual lyric. Is it the intention of the...
A little bit self-selecting ain't it Guv? What about songs that would (or have) driven you to the bar?
Meat is Murder
Life is a Pigsty
How Soon Is Now
First of the Gang
Don't Make Fun
Moon Over Kentucky
Nobody Loves Us - above all, always
National Front Disco
Bengali In Platforms
This Is Not Your Country
Born To Hang
Now My Heart is Full
Reader Meet Author
Black Cloud - to be consigned to the deepest pit of hell. There's another list! Songs you'd go to...
LIHS would surely be shunned by any right-thinking points 2 and 3 of this imagined trilogy: it's truly a career low-point being almost completely devoid of tune, wit or insight. Wrap that up in a cover that would struggle to get a pass grade in GCSE art and you have a product best forgotten...
The original quote is borrowed from a poem by Wilde's mother who was imagining / encouraging a seizure of Irish land from English landlords during the numerous 'Land Wars' of the mid to late 19th century. Frequently cited by oafs as evidence of Morrissey's 'racism' the title in its original...
Nora, the Maid of Killarney
by William Topaz McGonagall
Down by the beautiful Lakes of Killarney,
Off times I have met my own dear Barney,
In the sweet summer time of the year,
In the silvery moonlight so clear,
I've rambled with my sweetheart Barney,
Along the green banks of the Lakes...
It's that time of year again when we may sit through the evenings on our Angel Meadow balcony and watch the sun dipping behind the Strangeways tower. We talk of many things and occasionally amuse ourselves with such questions as - 'what's been the best song he's ever played live?' For me, it's...