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Meat Is Murder (Remastered By Johnny Marr)

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Download links and information about Meat Is Murder (Remastered By Johnny Marr) by The Smiths. This album was released in 1985 and it belongs to Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 39:49 minutes.

Artist: The Smiths
Release date: 1985
Genre: Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 9
Duration: 39:49
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. The Headmaster Ritual 4:55
2. Rusholme Ruffians 4:20
3. I Want the One I Can't Have 3:13
4. What She Said 2:42
5. That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore 4:57
6. Nowhere Fast 2:37
7. Well I Wonder 3:59
8. Barbarism Begins At Home 6:53
9. Meat Is Murder 6:13

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The Smiths would prove themselves as a singles act, releasing an onslaught of incredibly catchy tunes that mostly escaped inclusion on their studio albums. The unusually funky (by Smiths standards) and hauntingly tremoloed “How Soon Is Now?” was appended to the American release of the British quartet’s second album. It's a welcome addition, as much of Meat Is Murder is ruled by some odd obsessive turns. The title track is a heavy-handed pronouncement for vegetarianism, while the brilliantly sad “That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore” and the futile pleas of “I Want the One I Can’t Have” expose the strengths and weaknesses of Morrissey’s fearless, unrelenting attack against societal norms. He’s a sad man beautifully backed by a rhythm section that doesn't move beyond its carefully constructed grooves; this provides the perfect template for his melodic wanderings and those of guitarist Johnny Marr. And Morrissey uses these backings to deliver his witty and conflicted observations and feelings until it’s all Morrissey’s world; we just listen to it.