‘California Son’ is Morrissey’s best album since ‘You Are the Quarry’

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  1. billybu69

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    WHERE ARE PEOPLE LISTENING
     
  3. !Viva Hate!

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    Agreed!
    It's so nice to hear positive responses for once, too!

    I've only listened through once, but, I was really looking forward to listening to When you close your eyes because I love the original - but I was also expecting a straight cover, the production and the style is just fantastic, It's wonderful.
     
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  5. ordinaryboy86

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    It really is a beautiful album, his best since Meat Is Murder. Can I get a few thumbs up now? Balance out all them negatives
     
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  6. NealCassidy

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    Torrent?
     
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    It's in the download section where it's been for 5 hours.
    Appeared on a couple of share sites and a torrent one. Has It Leaked hasn't caught up with that fact yet.
    Really enjoying it.
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    FWD.
     
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    Oh dear, I haven´t had such fun listening to a new M record in a while! I might even shagged around a bit while listening. Is it too early to get excited for what is coming next??? To me he seems to be in the prime of his life - finally!
     
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    Wasn't hoping much for this but wow sounds great...plus two great original tracks in BOMB and ITYWD....just maybe we have another orignal classic!!
     
  10. FANTASTIC ALBUM:rock: 5 OUT OF 5 STARS

    AMAZING ALBUM:rock: RATING:A+

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  11. Anonymous

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    "‘California Son’ is Morrissey’s best album since ‘You Are the Quarry’"

    Absolute nonsense.

    It's an album of cover versions.
     
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  12. ordinaryboy86

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    “Only A Pawn In Their Game” is a keeper. :clap:
     
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  13. Harsh Truth

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    Given these marks, how would you rate a song such as, say, "Now My Heart if Full"? 2750/10?
     
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    How did you get your hands on it early?
     
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    It's in the download section of the forum
     
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    As you can tell, I have very easy criteria for a Morrissey song! And I'm also just rather excited, so that could play a part in the inflation of my marking scheme :)
     
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    "Don't Interrupt The Sorrow" is incredible.
     
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  18. Flibberty

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    It is a very fine album.

    I have to give credit to Morrissey not only for the vocals, but also for the song selections. Not just their quality, but how well they fit together. It reminds me in some ways of how he has put together some other albums with care taken to get the right opening and closing tracks while the hits (from long ago) are placed in the middle.

    It is impossible to make direct comparisons with other albums, but it succeeds on its own terms which is all you can ask for.
     
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  19. simpsonsseason24

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    I quite enjoyed this album. Not everything is a winner, but for the most part the vocals are very well-done and I agree with the general opinion that song selection is super :guitar::guitar::guitar::guitar:, though might have preferred one or two more "upbeat-ish" ones in the mix.

    I am glad the guest vocalists have a minimal contribution for the most part because I don't give a shit about majority of them. But I can rest easy now knowing that I can listen to Moz plead for Mr Green Day to marry him whenever I want.

    Shame the album artwork is terrible but we can't have too many nice things now, can we? Guess i can smooch his pretty old-man face easier this way since it's so up-close.
     
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    I would like to know how the same man produced “Suffer The Little Children” and “All The Young People Must Fall In Love”, yet made the latter sound as lively as retirement home ballroom dancing?
     
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