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MORRISSEY song
Name Mountjoy
Album/single World Peace Is None Of Your Business
Length 5:06
Writer/composer Morrissey/Boorer
Producer Joe Chiccarelli
Release July 2014
Recorded February 2014

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.

Lyrics

The Joy brings many things
it cannot bring you joy
sons of mothers huddle here
man and boy

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
three-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 upon this earth
whom 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 the chance

We never say aloud the things
that we say in our prayers
'cos 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
we all lose.

Live History

Play count (Morrissey concert): 2

Morrissey live history:

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