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MORRISSEY song
Name Dial-a-Cliché
Album/single Viva Hate
Length 2:28
Writer/composer Morrissey/Street
Producer Stephen Street
Release March 1988
Recorded Autumn-Winter 1987

Information

Dial-a-cliché is a song that appears on Morrissey's debut album, Viva Hate. It was co-written and produced by Stephen Street.

Lyrics

Further into the fog I fall
Well, I was just following you!
When you said:
 "Do as I do and scrap your fey ways"

Dial-a-cliché

 "Grow up, be a man, and close
  Your mealy-mouth!"

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But the person underneath
Where does he go?
Does he slide by the wayside?
Or...does he just die?
And you find that you've organized your feelings
For people who didn't like you then
And do not like you now

But still you say:
 "Do as I do and scrap your fey ways"

Dial-a-cliché

 "Grow up, be a man, and close
  Your mealy-mouth!"

Dial-a-cliché
 "The Safe way is the only way!
  There's always time to change, son!"

I've changed but I'm in pain!
Dial-a-cliché

Live History

Play count (Morrissey concert): 16

Morrissey live history:

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