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  1. George the 23rd

    Stephen Street on Morrissey (Mojo 327, February 2021)

    Related Item: The Telegraph: "Stephen Street on falling out with Morrissey, the Britpop wars and getting Pete Doherty to behave" (December 15, 2020) - December 15, 2020
  2. George the 23rd

    Morrissey Central ELIZABETH DWYER DIES (August 14, 2020)

    Mama, mama and teddy bear Were the first full firm spectrum of time Now my hurling days are done And there's no one to tell and there's nowhere to run... Rest in Peace Elizabeth Dwyer.
  3. George the 23rd

    10 best songs from the Joe Chiccarelli era

    1. My Hurling Days Are Done 2. Back on the Chain Gang 3. Oboe Concerto 4. Bobby, Don’t You Think They Know? 5. Art-hounds 6. Once I Saw the River Clean 7. Knockabout World 8. My Love, I’d Do Anything for You 9. Julie in the Weeds 10. Home is a Question Mark
  4. George the 23rd

    Rank the tracks on IANADOAC

    1. My Hurling Days Are Done (masterful) 2. Bobby, Don't You Think They Know? (thrilling) 3. Once I Saw the River Clean (powerful) 4. Knockabout World (uplifting) 5. Darling, I Hug a Pillow (evocative) 6. What Kind of People Live in These Houses? (nostalgic) 7. I Am Not a Dog on a Chain...
  5. George the 23rd

    Rank Morrissey's 21st century LPs

    1. You are the Quarry 2. Ringleader of the Tormentors 3. I am Not a Dog on a Chain 4. Years of Refusal 5. Low in High School 6. World Peace
  6. George the 23rd

    Leeds - First Direct Arena (Mar. 6, 2020) post-show

    My immediate observations- Three new songs played- Jim Jim Falls (electronic and catchy, but with pretty unimaginative “please commit suicide” lyrics) and Once I Saw the River Clean (lyrics much more intriguing, references to a road in Manchester and an Irish grandmother). Only other new song...
  7. George the 23rd

    Leeds - First Direct Arena (Mar. 6, 2020) post-show

    Just got back- can confirm this is correct, the unknown song was (I believe) Once I Saw the River Clean.
  8. George the 23rd

    "Bobby, Don't You Think They Know?" release (Jan. 10, 2020); album sleeve revealed?

    Like much of California Son, it's so overly bombastic, ridiculous, hilariously camp and cheesy (sax solo and all) that I sorta love it. That's not at all what I (or anyone) first listened to Morrissey for, but at least he's embracing the melodramatic old queen that he's become. Though Thelma...
  9. George the 23rd

    The Irish Times: Ezra Furman interview - Morrissey mentions (31 Aug., 2019)

    No problemo. If you want to explore further, any of the last four albums are all superb but to provide a brief overview- Day of the Dog- Supposedly intended as Ezra's last album, but instead became the one that launched their career in the UK. Mostly shorter tracks, great fun and lots of...
  10. George the 23rd

    The Irish Times: Ezra Furman interview - Morrissey mentions (31 Aug., 2019)

    Reasonable as always- Ezra Furman is, in my opinion, one of the greatest musical artists of the last decade. Think a combination of Lou Reed, Dylan and Spingsteen with added gender fluidity.
  11. George the 23rd

    Strange/unexpected Moz references?

    A Smiths song title presumably provided the inspiration for the headline of this article on Oswald Mosley's inclusion in the latest season of Peaky Blinders- This Charming Monster (no other reference to Morrissey within the article, if you were curious)
  12. George the 23rd

    Morrissey Central: "Monroe and Morrissey" & "Iggy and Morrissey" (7 August, 2019)

    Who knew Marilyn Monroe was 10ft tall? I’m also a tad concerned about where Morrissey’s left hand is heading...
  13. George the 23rd

    Johnny - I don't think that's really a surprise that I would disagree with what Morrissey's saying

    Or even more recent- the lead single from CS literally has Moz asking a man called Bill to marry him!
  14. George the 23rd

    Is this what Morrissey was getting at?

    For what it's worth, Stormzy has since apologised- (linking to Moz's favourite website just for the lolz)
  15. George the 23rd

    Missing albums on Spotify/Apple?

    Quarry, Ringleader and Refusal all removed from Apple Music for me (UK) as well- any ideas as to why? Swords and Maladjusted (reissue) are still available though, along with all the other reissues of recent years.
  16. George the 23rd

    Shaun Duggan with Morrissey letter and photos- Segment in The People’s History of LGBTQ Britain

    Watching the second episode of Prejudice and Pride: A People’s History of LGBTQ Britain (originally broadcast in 2017, but available again for 22 days on iPlayer), was pleasantly surprised to find an extensive segment on the writer Shaun Duggan and his connection to Morrissey...
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