morrissey a-z

  1. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Kiss Me A Lot"

    Today's offering is a Morrissey/Tobias composition from the WPINOYB album (also belatedly released as a digital single in 2015). What do we think of this one?
  2. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "King Leer"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Nevin composition, from the Kill Uncle album. What do we think?
  3. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "The Kid's A Looker"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Boorer composition, recorded for a BBC Janice Long session in June 2011 and then released as a digital only addition to the re-issue of "The Last of the Famous International Playboys" in April 2013. What do we think of this one?
  4. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Kick the Bride Down the Aisle"

    Our song today is this Morrissey/Tobias composition from the WPINOYB album. What do we think of this one?
  5. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Julie In The Weeds"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Boorer composition, from the deluxe edition of WPINOYB. What do we think?
  6. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Judy Is a Punk"

    Today's track is this live cover of a Joey Ramone composition - included by Morrissey on the flip side of "Spent the Day in Bed" and also on the deluxe version of Low in High School. (Also included above is a live Ramones performance of the song from September 1974.) What do we think?
  7. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Journalists Who Lie"

    Our song for today is this Morrissey/Street composition, a B-side on the "Our Frank" single. I almost hesitate to ask, but...what do we think of this one?
  8. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Jim Jim Falls"

    Our song for today is this Morrissey/Tobias composition, the opening track on IANADOAC. (And for anybody who's curious, the second clip above is well worth watching from about the 2.00 mark, as you get to see Jim Jim Falls in all its glory.) What do think we of this one?
  9. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up on the Stage"

    Our song for today is this Morrissey/Boorer composition from Low in High School - also released as a single. What do we think?
  10. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Jack the Ripper"

    We kick off the J's with this Morrissey/Boorer track, originally a B-side on the "Certain People I Know" single. A live version (from Paris, 1992) was included on Beethoven Was Deaf as well as the B-side of "Now My Heart Is Full" in the US. What do we think?
  11. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "I've Changed My Plea To Guilty"

    Our song for today is this Morrissey/Nevin composition, a B-side from the "My Love Life" single and subsequently featuring on a few compilation albums. (The second clip is the song being performed on the "Tonight with Jonathan Ross" show in December 1990.) What do we think? (And tomorrow, we...
  12. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "It's Over"

    Today's song is Morrissey's cover of this Orbison/Dees composition, off the California Son album. The original reached #1 on the UK singles chart a month after Morrissey turned five. What do we think?
  13. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "It's Not Your Birthday Anymore"

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

    Morrissey A-Z: "It's Hard To Walk Tall When You're Small"

    Our song for today is a relatively strange one as it exists in two quite different forms, and I hope those more well informed than me can shed some light on the history, here. Anyhow, the released version (the first clip, above) is a Morrissey/Whyte composition, one of the B-sides to "Irish...
  15. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "It Happens Every Time"

    Today's track is Morrissey's cover of this Tim Buckley song, from the latter's self-titled debut album in 1966. Morrissey's version was on the B-side of the vinyl single of "It's Over" released in January 2020. What do we think?
  16. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Istanbul"

    Our song for today is this Morrissey/Boorer composition from World Peace Is None of Your Business. This was "released" as a digital only single in advance of the album, along with the spoken word video above. What do we think of this song?
  17. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Israel"

    We enter the final stretch of songs beginning with "I" with this Morrissey/Manzur composition, the closing track on Low in High School. What do we think?
  18. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Irish Blood, English Heart"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Whyte composition. Released as the first single off the You Are the Quarry album, it reached #3 in the UK. What do we think of this one?
  19. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Interlude" (with Siouxsie)

    Our song for today is this Delerue/Shaper composition, released in 1994 as a single and reaching #25 in the UK chart. In order below you'll find the regular track, the extended version, the Timi Yuro original, and the song with only Morrissey's vocals.
  20. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "Interesting Drug"

    We kick off the week with this Morrissey/Street composition, released as a single in April 1989 and charting at #9 in the UK. (And later included on the Bona Drag compilation.) What do we think of this one?
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