The Moz/Smiths Top 100, Part 59: HE CRIED

How do you rate He Cried?


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Houdini

Junior Member
While we wait for the new album to arrive, let us go about rating the songs we know, on a daily basis, and compile our own Morrissey/Smiths Top 100.
And instead of chronologically, let's do them alphabetically.

Song for Today: HE CRIED

Voting should be something along these lines:
10: Classic, perfect
9: Near classic, brilliant
8: Really good Moz/Smiths song
7: Good Moz/Smiths song
6: Decent, OK, Nothing special
5: Uninspired
4: Poor
3: Bad
2: Should never have been released
1: He/They should be ashamed

The songs we've done so far (voting is still open, click to vote):

Part 1: A Rush And A Push And The Land Is Ours
Part 2: A Song From Under The Floorboards
Part 3: A Swallow On My Neck
Part 4: Accept Yourself
Part 5: All The Lazy Dykes
Part 6: Alma Matters
Part 7: Alsatian Cousin
Part 8: Ambitious Outsiders
Part 9: America Is Not The World
Part 10: Ammunition
Part 11: Angel, Angel, Down We Go Together
Part 12: Asian Rut
Part 13: Ask
Part 14: Asleep
Part 15: At Amber
Part 16: At Last I Am Born
Part 17: Back To The Old House
Part 18: Barbarism Begins At Home
Part 19: Bengali In Platforms
Part 20: Best Friend On The Payroll
Part 21: Bigmouth Strikes Again
Part 22: Billy Budd
Part 23: Black-Eyed Susan
Part 24: Boxers
Part 25: Break Up The Family
Part 26: Cemetry Gates
Part 27: Certain People I Know
Part 28: Christian Dior
Part 29: Come Back To Camden
Part 30: Cosmic Dancer
Part 31: Dagenham Dave
Part 32: Dear God Please Help Me
Part 33: Death At One's Elbow
Part 34: Death Of A Disco Dancer
Part 35: Dial-A-Cliche
Part 36: Disappointed
Part 37: Do Your Best And Don't Worry
Part 38: Don't Make Fun Of Daddy's Voice
Part 39: Driving Your Girlfriend Home
Part 40: East West
Part 41: Everyday Is Like Sunday
Part 42: First Of The Gang To Die
Part 43: Found Found Found
Part 44: Frankly Mr Shankly
Part 45: Friday Mourning
Part 46: Ganglord
Part 47: Get Off The Stage
Part 48: Girl Afraid
Part 49: Girl Least Likely To
Part 50: Girlfriend In A Coma
Part 51: Glamorous Glue
Part 52: Golden Lights
Part 53: Good Looking Man About Town
Part 54: Hairdresser On Fire
Part 55: Half A Person
Part 56: Hand In Glove
Part 57: Handsome Devil
Part 58: Have-A-Go Merchant
 

Walkers Crisp

Nobody's Nothing
I know most people don't like it. I DO. It's a permanent in my top 10 Moz songs.

(embarrassment smilie doesnt work btw)
 

nocturn0wl

New Member
Why haven't I heard of these songs??? I didn't know the one prior to this either.
 

thewarroom

Scorpion Kicker
I too gave it a 7. It's nowhere near as bad as people make it out to be. Papa Jack is another story. ;)

Nocturn, He Cried was an album track from Maladjusted. Have-a-Go Merchant was a bside to Boxers and was released on the World of Morrissey comp.
 

bored

Lust a prima vista
I too gave it a 7. It's nowhere near as bad as people make it out to be. Papa Jack is another story. ;)

Nocturn, He Cried was an album track from Maladjusted. Have-a-Go Merchant was a bside to Boxers and was released on the World of Morrissey comp.
I like Papa Jack much more than I like this. Poor Papa Jack.. so hated.

I did get to hear Moz soundcheck this in 97. That was easily my favourite time hearing it.

Why haven't I heard of these songs??? I didn't know the one prior to this either.
I wish I had a bunch of Morrissey songs I hadn't heard yet. I'm actually jealous.
 

nocturn0wl

New Member
Nocturn, He Cried was an album track from Maladjusted. Have-a-Go Merchant was a bside to Boxers and was released on the World of Morrissey comp.

Oh, that explains it. I don't have either of those albums.
 

SNS22

Not Dead Yet
It's a 5...nothing to this one..the I-y-y-ied...really kills it for me...
 
7.
It seems I lost it when moving my files, and did not notice until now that my Maladjusted was one track short:eek: So, well, nice to hear it again, but I didn't miss it.
 

Well I Wonder

Now, Today, Tomorrow.....
Its a very average song I'm afraid. But not as poor as Papa Jack just to agree with some of the earlier posts. Only a "must try harder" 5 outta 10 for me.​
 

Poco Innocente

A ring a ding ding
which cretin gave this a 10? I suppose they'll be wanting a new scale for Smiths tracks
 

Chartres

New Member
The third best song from "Maladjusted" after "Trouble Loves Me" and "Maladjusted.

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To avoid flooding with 59 new posts!
How I voted....

Part 1: A Rush And A Push And The Land Is Ours - 9 (Splendid)
Part 2: A Song From Under The Floorboards - 5 (Not one for me)
Part 3: A Swallow On My Neck - 8 (Karoake classic....for me at least)
Part 4: Accept Yourself - 5 (Not one I've ever been fond of)
Part 5: All The Lazy Dykes - 8 , beautiful song
Part 6: Alma Matters - 7 , bit too 'pop', but nice guitar
Part 7: Alsatian Cousin - 9 (album version 8/9, live version 10!)
Part 8: Ambitious Outsiders - 5 (boo hiss boo)
Part 9: America Is Not The World - 5 - weakest on the album by miles
Part 10: Ammunition - 5 (not for me)
Part 11: Angel, Angel, Down We Go Together -4 Absolutely tuneless, a song must have good music!
Part 12: Asian Rut - 7
Part 13: Ask - 7
Part 14: Asleep - 8
Part 15: At Amber - 7
Part 16: At Last I Am Born - 6
Part 17: Back To The Old House - 6
Part 18: Barbarism Begins At Home - 9
Part 19: Bengali In Platforms - 3
Part 20: Best Friend On The Payroll - 8
Part 21: Bigmouth Strikes Again - 8
Part 22: Billy Budd - 5
Part 23: Black-Eyed Susan - 3
Part 24: Boxers - 7
Part 25: Break Up The Family - 5
Part 26: Cemetry Gates - 7
Part 27: Certain People I Know - 8
Part 28: Christian Dior - 5
Part 29: Come Back To Camden - 7
Part 30: Cosmic Dancer - 6
Part 31: Dagenham Dave - 8 (Music is first class!)
Part 32: Dear God Please Help Me - 8
Part 33: Death At One's Elbow - 5
Part 34: Death Of A Disco Dancer - 5
Part 35: Dial-A-Cliche - 8
Part 36: Disappointed - 9 (Truly, Truly, Truly!)
Part 37: Do Your Best And Don't Worry - 7
Part 38: Don't Make Fun Of Daddy's Voice - 7
Part 39: Driving Your Girlfriend Home - 6(live its an 8)
Part 40: East West - 5
Part 41: Everyday Is Like Sunday - 7
Part 42: First Of The Gang To Die - 8
Part 43: Found Found Found - 8
Part 44: Frankly Mr Shankly - 6
Part 45: Friday Mourning - 4
Part 46: Ganglord - 5
Part 47: Get Off The Stage - 4
Part 48: Girl Afraid - 10 (Classic!)
Part 49: Girl Least Likely To - 5
Part 50: Girlfriend In A Coma - 7
Part 51: Glamorous Glue - 8
Part 52: Golden Lights - 3
Part 53: Good Looking Man About Town - 7
Part 54: Hairdresser On Fire - 7
 

dagenham don

Head in the clouds
Probably my least favorite solo song. I like the lyrics, and the riff, but the "he cry-yi-yied" part wears on me.
 
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