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WestwayKid wrote:
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https://www.rollingstone.com/music/musi ... er-748605/

I can't get the YouTube link to work for some reason...but while Morrissey remains a real pain in the ass - I have to admit I really like this cover!
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WestwayKid wrote:
02 Nov 2018, 11:05am
WestwayKid wrote:
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https://www.rollingstone.com/music/musi ... er-748605/

I can't get the YouTube link to work for some reason...but while Morrissey remains a real pain in the ass - I have to admit I really like this cover!
I really hate the Pretenders, but this is good live, too.
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I'd see Marr twenty times over Morrissey.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
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https://www.stereogum.com/2025697/johnn ... eld/video/

I'd see Marr twenty times over Morrissey.
Same here although that version of This Charming Man is way too fast.
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This is probably only of interest to completists but the deluxe edition of Low in High School came out this week.

I found the first half of the original album to be really strong and the second half to be really weak. What I don't get is why the 3 new studio songs on the deluxe edition were originally left off. You drop the three weakest songs for these and it's a 8 or 9 out of 10 album instead of a 5 or 6

The cover art is so much nicer too
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oliver wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 5:54am
This is probably only of interest to completists but the deluxe edition of Low in High School came out this week.

I found the first half of the original album to be really strong and the second half to be really weak. What I don't get is why the 3 new studio songs on the deluxe edition were originally left off. You drop the three weakest songs for these and it's a 8 or 9 out of 10 album instead of a 5 or 6

The cover art is so much nicer too
I was thinking about picking it up...but now I definitely will as you've got me intrigued about the new studio tracks. I agree with your assessment of the album: it definitely losses steam by the second half.
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Marky Dread wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 11:38pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 8:50pm
https://www.stereogum.com/2025697/johnn ... eld/video/

I'd see Marr twenty times over Morrissey.
Same here although that version of This Charming Man is way too fast.
Yeah, I agree. The other clips I've seen the past couple years where he plays Smiths tumes have been fairly decent.
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Marky Dread wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 11:38pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 8:50pm
https://www.stereogum.com/2025697/johnn ... eld/video/

I'd see Marr twenty times over Morrissey.
Same here although that version of This Charming Man is way too fast.
He was probably nervous.
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WestwayKid wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 7:07am
oliver wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 5:54am
This is probably only of interest to completists but the deluxe edition of Low in High School came out this week.

I found the first half of the original album to be really strong and the second half to be really weak. What I don't get is why the 3 new studio songs on the deluxe edition were originally left off. You drop the three weakest songs for these and it's a 8 or 9 out of 10 album instead of a 5 or 6

The cover art is so much nicer too
I was thinking about picking it up...but now I definitely will as you've got me intrigued about the new studio tracks. I agree with your assessment of the album: it definitely losses steam by the second half.
Huh, I like the second half. Oh well.
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Kory wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 1:54pm
Marky Dread wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 11:38pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 8:50pm
https://www.stereogum.com/2025697/johnn ... eld/video/

I'd see Marr twenty times over Morrissey.
Same here although that version of This Charming Man is way too fast.
He was probably nervous.
Nervous of what exactly? Playing a song he's played hundreds of times over.
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Marky Dread wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 2:29pm
Kory wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 1:54pm
Marky Dread wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 11:38pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 8:50pm
https://www.stereogum.com/2025697/johnn ... eld/video/

I'd see Marr twenty times over Morrissey.
Same here although that version of This Charming Man is way too fast.
He was probably nervous.
Nervous of what exactly? Playing a song he's played hundreds of times over.
Well then by your own logic he should have played it at a more appropriate speed, no?
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Kory wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 1:55pm
WestwayKid wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 7:07am
oliver wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 5:54am
This is probably only of interest to completists but the deluxe edition of Low in High School came out this week.

I found the first half of the original album to be really strong and the second half to be really weak. What I don't get is why the 3 new studio songs on the deluxe edition were originally left off. You drop the three weakest songs for these and it's a 8 or 9 out of 10 album instead of a 5 or 6

The cover art is so much nicer too
I was thinking about picking it up...but now I definitely will as you've got me intrigued about the new studio tracks. I agree with your assessment of the album: it definitely losses steam by the second half.
Huh, I like the second half. Oh well.
I need to give it another spin. I'll report back later... ;)
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Kory wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 1:55pm
WestwayKid wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 7:07am
oliver wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 5:54am
This is probably only of interest to completists but the deluxe edition of Low in High School came out this week.

I found the first half of the original album to be really strong and the second half to be really weak. What I don't get is why the 3 new studio songs on the deluxe edition were originally left off. You drop the three weakest songs for these and it's a 8 or 9 out of 10 album instead of a 5 or 6

The cover art is so much nicer too
I was thinking about picking it up...but now I definitely will as you've got me intrigued about the new studio tracks. I agree with your assessment of the album: it definitely losses steam by the second half.
Huh, I like the second half. Oh well.
The deluxe edition is on Spotify if you want to check out the new originals. I'm loving Lover-To-Be
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Kory wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 3:33pm
Marky Dread wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 2:29pm
Kory wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 1:54pm
Marky Dread wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 11:38pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 8:50pm
https://www.stereogum.com/2025697/johnn ... eld/video/

I'd see Marr twenty times over Morrissey.
Same here although that version of This Charming Man is way too fast.
He was probably nervous.
Nervous of what exactly? Playing a song he's played hundreds of times over.
Well then by your own logic he should have played it at a more appropriate speed, no?
Nothing to do with nerves. I would say he just rushes it through the excitement of engaging with the crowd. Either way though it's too fast.
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