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


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.


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.


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


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


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