morrissey a-z

  1. 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?
  2. 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?
  3. 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...
  4. 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?
  5. 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?
  6. 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...
  7. 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?
  8. 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?
  9. 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?
  10. 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?
  11. 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.
  12. 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?
  13. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "In Your Lap"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Manzur composition from the Low in High School album. What do we think?
  14. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "In the Future When All's Well"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Tobias composition, the third single lifted from the Ringleader of the Tormentors album, and reaching #17 in the UK singles chart. What do we think of this one?
  15. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Boorer composition - the lead single from the Years of Refusal album, reaching #21 in the UK Singles chart. What do we think?
  16. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "(I'm) The End of the Family Line"

    Our song for today is this Morrissey/Nevin composition from the Kill Uncle album. (What) do we think of this one?
  17. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "I'm Playing Easy to Get"

    Our song for today is this Morrissey/Boorer composition - recorded for a BBC Radio Janice Long session in December 2004 but never officially released. What do we think?
  18. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "I'm OK by Myself"

    We continue our tour through the letter "I" with this Morrissey/Tobias song, the closing track on the Years of Refusal album. What do we think?
  19. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "I'm Not Sorry"

    Meanwhile, back in the world of music instead of animated shenanigans, today's song is this Morrissey/Boorer composition from You Are the Quarry. What do we think of this one?
  20. BookishBoy

    Morrissey A-Z: "I'm Not a Man"

    Today's song is this Morrissey/Tobias composition from 2014's World Peace Is None of Your Business album. What do we think of this one?
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