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Retro Review Steven P. Morrissey Viva Hate

Morrissey released his debut solo album Viva Hate on March 14, 1988.   by Walter Price   As if to make a blatant statement, Morrissey seemingly rushed out his debut album Viva Hate in March 1988. Remember, this was just 6 months after the last Smiths album Strangeways, Here We Come. And from the opening guitar work…

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Songwriting

“For a songwriter, you don’t really go to songwriting school; you learn by listening to tunes.” – Tom Waits by Walter Price   As a kid I spent a lot of time digging through my mother’s vast and seemingly eclectic record collection. Her vinyl told a story of a mental wanderer and as a wee…

Morrissey ist Irritated

By Walter Price As you may know I could hear Morrissey lazily drone on and on about all things (mostly) related to himself and whatever else his mouthfuls of ‘wisdoms’ have in store. The Oz has resurfaced after a whole bunch of whatnots with his tour, illness, lawsuit and somewhat poor sales of his recent (and actually great)…