No major news or articles, just recognition of an album that a lot of people here still listen to weekly all these years later.
Despite following from the outset and probably preferring MIM from time to time, collecting this from the local record shop and listening to it from end to end was...
Well, I'm still here talking about it today aren't I!?
The gigs were brilliant circa 85/86 and chasing around after Morrissey was a fun occupation, but listening to the music in the privacy of my own head was something else - this album was immense.
Of all their catalogue, this is the one I listen to from start to finish. A masterpiece - perhaps? The subjective arguers will chime in no doubt, but it probably deserves its high standing in so many 'best album ever' polls throughout the years.
If you have any memories of buying the album today or anything at all to share about The Queen Is Dead - please feel free.
10 talking heads re: each track.