Morrissey is often at his best when praising others (e.g. the Victoria Wood paragraphs in Autobiography, his statements regarding Kirk Douglas, James Baldwin etc), so I was always looking forward to this record. Recent reports, however, have upped my anticipation significantly.
Viva Hate | Break Up the Family
Kill Uncle | The Harsh Truth of the Camera Eye
Your Arsenal | We Hate it When Our Friends Become Successful
Vauxhall and I | Lifeguard Sleeping, Girl Drowning
Southpaw Grammar | Reader Meet Author
Maladjusted | Sorrow Will Come in the End
You are the Quarry | All...
Halloway's body-shaming isn't negated by Morrissey's body-shaming. That's not how it works. Morrissey's body-shaming (very wrong though it indisputably is) does have the advantage of being amusingly phrased.