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It cannot bring you joy
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It cannot bring you joy  
 
Sons of mothers huddle here  
 
Sons of mothers huddle here  
 
Men and boys
 
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1850 swung the doors  
 
1850 swung the doors  
 
And human sewage swept inside  
 
And human sewage swept inside  
Where victims speak in whines
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Where victims speak in whines And where the hardened cried
And where the hardened cried
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I was sent here by a 3 foot half-wit in a wig
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I was sent here by a 3 foot half-wit in a wig  
 
I took his insults on the chin, and never did I flinch
 
I took his insults on the chin, and never did I flinch
  
A swagger hides the fear in here
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A swagger hides the fear in here  
By this rule we breathe
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By this rule we breathe  
 
And there is no one on this earth  
 
And there is no one on this earth  
 
Who I’d feel sad to leave
 
Who I’d feel sad to leave
  
You see we all lose
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You see we all lose  
 
We all lose
 
We all lose
  
What those in power do to you
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What those in power do to you  
Reminds us at a glance
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Reminds us at a glance  
How humans hate each others’s guts
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How humans hate each others guts  
 
And show it given a chance
 
And show it given a chance
  
We never say aloud the things
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We never say aloud the things  
That we say in our prayers
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That we say in our prayers  
 
Cause no one cares
 
Cause no one cares
  
Many executed here
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Many executed here  
 
By the awful lawfully good  
 
By the awful lawfully good  
But the only thing that makes me cry
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But the only thing that makes me cry  
 
Is when I see the sky
 
Is when I see the sky
  
Bredan Behan laughter rings
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Brendan Behan's laughter rings  
For what he had or hadn’t done
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For what he had or hadn’t done  
Because he knew then as I know now
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For he knew then as I know now  
That for each and every one of us:
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That for each and every one of us  
We all lose
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We all lose  
 
Rich or poor, we all lose
 
Rich or poor, we all lose
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Rich or poor, they all lose
  
 
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Revision as of 12:36, 3 July 2014

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MORRISSEY Song
Name Mountjoy
Album/Single World Peace Is None Of Your Business
Length 5:02
Recorded Winter 2014
Writer Morrissey/Boorer
Producer Joe Chiccarelli

Information

Mountjoy is a song that appears on Morrissey's tenth solo album, World Peace Is None Of Your Business. The song was produced by Joe Chiccarelli and co-written by Boz Boorer.

Recording

Morrissey began the recording of World Peace Is None Of Your Business on 1 February 2014 in France with producer Joe Chiccarelli. On 7 March 2014 it was announced that the forthcoming album was finished and provisionally set for a late June/early July release through the Harvest Records label.

Release

World Peace Is None Of Your Business was released on 15 July 2014.


Lyrics

The joy brings many things

It cannot bring you joy Sons of mothers huddle here Men and boys

1850 swung the doors And human sewage swept inside Where victims speak in whines And where the hardened cried

I was sent here by a 3 foot half-wit in a wig I took his insults on the chin, and never did I flinch

A swagger hides the fear in here By this rule we breathe And there is no one on this earth Who I’d feel sad to leave

You see we all lose We all lose

What those in power do to you Reminds us at a glance How humans hate each others guts And show it given a chance

We never say aloud the things That we say in our prayers Cause no one cares

Many executed here By the awful lawfully good But the only thing that makes me cry Is when I see the sky

Brendan Behan's laughter rings For what he had or hadn’t done For he knew then as I know now That for each and every one of us We all lose Rich or poor, we all lose Rich or poor, they all lose

Personnel


Live History

Play count (Morrissey concert): 2

Morrissey live history:



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