I don't agree with the first part but you did make me laughThe top 50 Morrissey songs were all written by Johnny Marr.
Without him, he’d still be writing shitty letters to the editor and offering daft opinions on things beyond his scope.
...oh wait a minute. Never mind.
This is definitely an odd list to me but it's rather well done and not "obvious"...if that could exist in a Morrissey top 50...lol.
Can we replace Bullfighter with At Amber and Wide to Receive with Swallow On My Neck? I am very happy that you recognize #40. That song would absolutely kick ass live!!! Can you imagine if he closed his concerts with that one...pandemonium.I have far too much time on my hands. I'm sure I'm forgetting something obvious, but I don't care to scan my list all that closely
- Why Don’t You Find Out For Yourself
- Everyday is Like Sunday
- You Have Killed Me
- Late Night, Maudlin Street
- Now My Heart is Full
- First of the Gang to Die
- Ouija Board Ouija Board
- The National Front Disco
- The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get
- I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris
- Let Me Kiss You
- Life is a Pigsty
- Jack the Ripper
- Interesting Drug
- November Spawned a Monster
- Certain People I Know
- Wide to Receive
- Alsatian Cousin
- Something is Squeezing My Skull
- Irish Blood, English Heart
- You’re the One for Me, Fatty
- The Boy Racer
- Sing Your Life
- Hairdresser on Fire
- All You Need is Me
- Trouble Loves Me
- Spring Heeled Jim
- Staircase at the University
- Billy Budd
- Kiss Me A Lot
- Home is a Question Mark
- You’re Gonna Need Someone On Your Side
- Alma Matters
- I’m Not Sorry
- The Bullfighter Dies
- I Don’t Mind if You Forget Me
- The Lazy Sunbathers
- How Can Anybody Possibly Know How I Feel
- Mute Witness
- We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful
- A Swallow on My Neck
- Hold On To Your Friends
- Spent the Day in Bed
- Break Up the Family
- When Last I Spoke to Carol
Indeed. “What’s that Smiths b-side called? The one that starts “Sing me to sleep,” ah, yes “Sing Me To Sleep.” Don’t worry, I got it.Black Cloud?
You know this was a quick assignment.
"No problem. I'll have done by morning."
"Wait, is her name spelled with on or two r's?"
For me Suedehead and its b-sides came as a huge relief. A sign that perhaps everything would be okay after all. Perhaps, it not only being a great single, but showing that Morrissey could still produce great music without Marr still gives it a place in the hearts of many.And how the heck did Boy Racer get top ten status??? And although I like it, I don't get the extreme love of Suedehead on this list and with Morrissey fans in general.
But hey it's all a matter of opinion
Swallow On My Neck is down at #45. I desperately wish he'd play it live again. My love of Bullfighter is almost embarrassing at this point, but I do think it's a wonderful song. Stronger than At Amber, Do Your Best and Don't Worry, and some others that just missed the cut.Can we replace Bullfighter with At Amber and Wide to Receive with Swallow On My Neck? I am very happy that you recognize #40. That song would absolutely kick ass live!!! Can you imagine if he closed his concerts with that one...pandemonium.
What, no 'Now I am a was', 'No one can hold a candle to you' or ' My Love I'd do anything for you'?Everyday Is Like Sunday
First Of The Gang To Die
Nobody Loves Us
Come Back To Camden
Why Don’t You Find Out For Yourself?
Irish Blood, English Heart
Now My Heart Is Full
My Love Life
The Last Of The Famous International Playboys
Pregnant For The Last Time
Jack The Ripper
The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get
Whatever Happens, I Love You
Life Is A Pigsty
I’ve Changed My Plea To Guilty
You Have Killed Me
I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris
Let Me Kiss You
The National Front Disco
Late Night, Maudlin Street
The World Is Full Of Crashing Bores
Wide To Receive
November Spawned A Monster
Sister I’m A Poet
I Know It’s Gonna Happen Someday
Ouija Board, Ouija Board
Will Never Marry
I Know Very Well How I Got My Name
Yes, I Am Blind
Haidresser On Fire
I Have Forgiven Jesus
Oh Well, I’ll Never Learn
That’s How People Grow Up
Bengali In Platforms
Trouble Loves Me
Hold On To Your Friends
The Boy Racer
We’ll Let You Know
We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful
Treat Me Like A Human Being
I left out any cover versions, so no Interlude, which I love. I haven’t lived with LIHS long enough to include anything yet.What, no 'Now I am a was', 'No one can hold a candle to you' or ' My Love I'd do anything for you'?
Not to criticize but to illustrate, as Thewlis has, that his catalogue is not only huge but rich.
There are few in your list I've never heard of so the catalogue, for me atleast, continues to grow.
Ah okay. Solid list. I would buy that compilation.Swallow On My Neck is down at #45. I desperately wish he'd play it live again. My love of Bullfighter is almost embarrassing at this point, but I do think it's a wonderful song. Stronger than At Amber, Do Your Best and Don't Worry, and some others that just missed the cut.
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