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

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  1. Ugly Devil

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    Dunno about this ranking mate. You are the Quarry ain't anywhere near Your Arsenal in terms of material. Kill Uncle certainly is his worst.
     
  2. ordinaryboy86

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    @!Viva Hate! this guy hasn’t even got ROTT in his top 12! Give him a thumbs up
     
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  4. ordinaryboy86

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    The start and finish of your Arsenal is very good, especially the first 4 tracks. 5,6,7 let it down tho.
     
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    Quarry has 3 great songs and 9 fillers.
     
  6. ordinaryboy86

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    It’s a case of what you like isn’t it. Your Arsenal has some of my favourite Morrissey songs of all time, We’ll Let You Know is prob in my top 3! I wouldn’t argue with anyone placing that album in top spot. I just prefer a brand of melancholy music in general, and Quarry is super chill and easy to listen to, there’s a couple of heavier tracks on YA, which I like, but repeat listening would probably give me a bad head.
    I wouldn’t even agree that there’s 3 “great” songs on Quarry, but there’s 12 really good songs. You’re free to disagree, that cool.
     
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    The Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan covers are my least favourites on first listen. but the rest of this covers album is pretty stellar imo. And my Mum likes it as well. Suffer the Little Children and the final two tracks especially are songs that especially suit him
    Lady Willpower is a bit Peter Kaye like but good fun nonetheless and along with the pre-releases it's a well-paced, well-constructed record.

    Pity about his politics and the ensuing controversy (and publicity.....) but I have to concur that this is his strongest long player release in terms of consistent quality for a while. But I won't be buying it! Maybe for my Mum....
     
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  8. ordinaryboy86

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    Bored of this album now. Most these songs have a WPINOYB bonus tracks feel, Drag The River & Julie In The Weeds etc. Pleasant enough and not actually anything to dislike about them, but they don’t go anywhere.
     
  9. Morrissey's left nut

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    The use of synth horns- and corny synth sounds in general make it a tough listen. Very cheap sounding at many points.
     
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  10. ordinaryboy86

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    It’s synthy & computer gamey as fuck. Don’t Interrupt The Sorrow sounds like theme music from Crash Bandicoot 2. :oops:
     
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  11. !Viva Hate!

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    Lies. Crash Bandicoot 2’s music isn’t that catchy. I know these things.
     
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  12. ordinaryboy86

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    I think you kinda know what I mean tho.
     
  13. !Viva Hate!

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    No. I’m going to be difficult about it.
     
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  14. ordinaryboy86

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    I know you know. And I know you are.
     
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    Can you place this in the new thread for the 12 Moz studio albums ranked?
     
  17. ordinaryboy86

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    What does it matter? I’m not here to compete in a beauty pageant...I’m here to troll Jesse Tobias.
     
  19. ordinaryboy86

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    It doesn’t matter. But that’s the 3rd pic in three days so it was noticeable. Chill tho, I retract the compliment :rolleyes:
     
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    Oh, I’m sorry. Should I limit how often I change my avatar? :confused:
     
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