Which song best sums up The Smiths? And which for Morrissey?

Wonder Annual

Show me the door through which all are saved
Pick the DEFINITIVE Smiths song and then do it again for Morrissey's solo output. These are not necessarily your FAVORITE songs, but the ones you think best sum up the artists.

You are allowed one runner up for each choice.

Mine:

Smiths-
William, It Was Really Nothing
Runner up: Panic

Morrissey-
My Love Life
Runner up: Once I Saw The River Clean
 

gordyboy9

Game Of Death.
Pick the DEFINITIVE Smiths song and then do it again for Morrissey's solo output. These are not necessarily your FAVORITE songs, but the ones you think best sum up the artists.

You are allowed one runner up for each choice.

Mine:

Smiths-
William, It Was Really Nothing
Runner up: Panic

Morrissey-
My Love Life
Runner up: Once I Saw The River Clean
M---everyday is like sunday.
r u--- first of the gang to die.

the smiths---there is a light that never goes out.
r u--- this charming man.
 

dotmatrix522

Everybody's running to the exit↔️
Subscriber
The Smiths: The Queen is Dead
Runner up: How Soon is Now?

Morrissey: Late Night, Maudlin Street
Runner Up: You Have Killed Me
 

Amy

from the Ice Age to the dole age
Smiths: There is a Light
Runner-up: Boy with the Thorn

Solo: Trouble Loves Me
Runner Up: Will Never Marry
 
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Deleted member 30524

Guest
The Smiths... This charming man
Runner up ... How soon is now

Morrissey.Every day is like Sunday

Runner up. The last of the famous international play boys
 

Art-Hound

Active Member
Smiths: Hand in Glove; There is a Light that Never Goes Out.

Morrissey: November Spawned a Monster; Now My Heart is Full.
 

Ossie

Foot in a bucket
Pick the DEFINITIVE Smiths song and then do it again for Morrissey's solo output. These are not necessarily your FAVORITE songs, but the ones you think best sum up the artists.

You are allowed one runner up for each choice.

Mine:

Smiths-
William, It Was Really Nothing
Runner up: Panic

Morrissey-
My Love Life
Runner up: Once I Saw The River Clean
The Boy With the Thorn In His Side

How Could Anybody Possibly Know How I Feel?
 
R

rubbersoul

Guest
The Smiths: I Want The One I Can't Have
Moz: Trouble Loves Me OR Life is a Pigsty
 

Dirk Blaggard

Well-Known Member
Songs that sum up the man/ artist
Smiths
I keep mine hidden
Well I wonder

Morrissey
How can anybody possibly know how i feel
Trouble Loves Me

Extra track - Something is squeezing my Skull



Songs that sum up the art

Smiths
Well I wonder
Queen Is Dead

Morrissey Life is a Pigsty
Trouble loves Me

Extra track Last Night I Dreamt


Edit , just noticed my dumb Iphone auto-corrected "skull" to "soul".
making the song "something is squeezing my skull" sounds like Red Hot Chilly Peppers song
Shitty Iphones
 
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Anonymous

Guest
Given his history of self-sabotage, I'd go for 'Ammunition' for solo song. "I know hat's expected of me now, veering cliffwards..."
 

karenina

jammy Stressford poet
I've always considered Ouija Board, Ouija Board to be this, it hits a lot of Morrissey bingo squares.
You have the sorrow and the loneliness but also the witticism, irony and comedy plus the dig at meat-eating.
 
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