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  1. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "My Insatiable One"

    Today's song is Morrissey's live cover of this Anderson/Butler composition, a B-side to their debut single of 1992. What do we think? (And on a side note, has anyone ever actually shat Paracetamol?)
  2. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "My Hurling Days Are Done"

    Our song for today is this Morrissey/Tobias composition, which closed out the IANADOAC album. What do we think?
  3. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "My Dearest Love"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Whyte composition, a B-side on the "All You Need Is Me" single and rounded up on the Swords compilation. What do we think of this one?
  4. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Mute Witness"

    We kick off the week with this Morrissey/Langer composition from Kill Uncle. What do we think?
  5. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Munich Air Disaster 1958"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Whyte composition, a B-side of "Irish Blood, English Heart" and also included on the deluxe YATQ. What do we think?
  6. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Mountjoy"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Boorer composition, from World Peace Is None of Your Business. What do we think?
  7. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Morning Starship"

    Our song for today is another cover version, this time Morrissey's version of Jobriath's "Morning Starship", taken from his self-titled album of 1973. Morrissey's cover was the lead-off track on California Son. What do we think?
  8. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Moon River"

    Today's song is Morrissey's cover of the Mercer/Mancini composition from the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's. Morrissey's version was recorded in 1994 and featured as a B-side on the "Hold on to Your Friends" and "Now My Heart Is Full" singles. I've included the short and extended versions here, as...
  9. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Moon Over Kentucky"

    We can maybe give ourselves a slight breather today with the live-only cover version of a Ron Mael / Jim Mankey composition, first included on the Sparks album A Woofer in Tweeter's Clothing from 1973. Any thoughts on this one? (The next two days feature cover versions as well, but both recorded.)
  10. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Michael's Bones"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Street composition, a B-side from "The Last of the Famous International Playboys". What do we think of this one?
  11. BookishBoy

    Book sales: Musicians and their memoirs

    I was doing some research earlier today and thought some of you might be interested in these book sales numbers. These are lifetime unit sales since Jan 2010, print sales only, in the UK. I've excluded books that were published before 2010. 1. Life - Keith Richards (301,000 sales) 2. Rod: The...
  12. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Mexico"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Boorer/Day composition, a B-side on the "First of the Gang to Die" single and also included on the deluxe edition of You Are the Quarry. What do we think?
  13. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Margaret on the Guillotine"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Street composition, the closing track on Viva Hate. What do we think?
  14. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Mama Lay Softly on the Riverbed"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Whyte composition from the Years of Refusal album. What do we think?
  15. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Maladjusted"

    We start on the M's with this Morrissey/Boorer composition, the title track of the Maladjusted album. What do we think of this one?
  16. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Lucky Lisp"

    We leave behind the L's with this Morrissey/Street composition, originally a B-side of "The Last of the Famous International Playboys" and also included on the Bona Drag compilation album (as well as others, subsequently). What do we think of this one?
  17. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Lover-To-Be"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Boorer composition which originally appeared on the deluxe edition of Low in High School and was then released as a 7-inch vinyl single. What do we think?
  18. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Love Is On Its Way Out"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Manzur composition, the second "single" from IANADOAC. What do we think of this one?
  19. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Lost"

    Our song for today is this Morrissey/Cobrin composition, originally a B-side on the "Roy's Keen" single and then included on the Maladjusted album reissue several years later. What do we think of this one?
  20. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "The Loop"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Nevin composition, originally a B-side on the "Sing Your Life" single and also included on the World of Morrissey compilation. (And I've included the live clip above because I love it so very much.) What do we think of this one?
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