We open up 12 days of O songs with this Morrissey/Boorer composition, the closing track on World Peace Is None of Your Business.
What do we think of this one?
I have the dlx version of WP, which indeed ends with Art Hounds, & which closes the album nicely in an up-beat & lively fashion.A solid song and a fitting album closer. Having said that, there is a part of me that would have preferred Art-hounds to have ended the album.
Joe Chiccarelli's production adds quite a bit to the song.
According to Wikipedia, many instruments on the album were played by snooker player Martin Gould.
In the poll on the Hoffman board this ranked 112th from 264 solo songs.
She looks like the late great Liz Smith on that picture.....View attachment 73782
2014 appears to be the time his interest in Mrs. Shufflewick peaked.
Besides the images on tour passes, rare footage in pre-gig video roll and bass drum head covers, he coughed up to use their sample on this track.
Wasn't so keen on it live myself, despite liking Boz having the woodwind opportunity, I prefer the studio version.