Morrissey and the Smiths also defined my college years and sadly, I gave his autobiography to good will last year. I cannot part with Suedehead (one of the best songs ever) but feel less mixed listening to The Smiths.

I like what Nick Cave has to say about "lost heroes" and was lucky enough he discussed Morrissey's decline last year in one of his In Conversation shows and in The Red Hand Files: https://pitchfork.com/news/nick-cave-questions-morrisseys-politics-defends-his-music-and-free-speech-in-open-letter/

Ultimately, he expresses more rage that Spillers took his music off the shelf and argued it was insulting and fascist that the shop would make decisions on his behalf--as an adult--what he can and cannot listen to.

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MA Eng. Mama, Poet, Iconoclast, Word Nerd. Likes shiny things. Writes on Philosophy, Art, Music, Nature.

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