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The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. London: Omnibus Press. London: Omnibus. The Great Rock Discography. Edinburgh: Canongate Books. That outro is some of Marr's best work. This writer really doesn't like Meat Is Murder.
Not one song in the top 30? I always found You've Got Everything Now a bit underwhelming. Also, Proto-Taylor Swiftian? What an awful term. Vicar In A Tutu is still fantastic though, I'd like to say that The Queen Is Dead is a perfect album, no bad songs, and I'm not even that much of a fan of their other work. There is a difference between having an opinion and just being wrong, having asleep so low is just wrong. Everyone has their own opinion, but that's arguably top ten for me.
Only two issues with this. First, sad to see "Jeane" so low. For a band as huge as The Smiths, it's hard for a song to be truly under-recognized. Rank , released after Morrissey had launched his solo career, is useful as the Smiths' only full-on live album, and as a document of the brief era when Craig Gannon was their second guitarist the Queen Is Dead tour, basically.
It's also a contractually obligated piece of barrel-scraping, and the onstage Smiths were not what they'd once been-- they would play only six more complete gigs after the one recorded here. They're still pretty on-point, and it's fun to hear them swing through a verse of Elvis Presley's " Marie's the Name His Latest Flame" as an introduction to "Rusholme Ruffians" , but it's uncharacteristically inessential.
And then there was nothing left to do but reissue! Complete follows the Best The new mastering job, by Frank Arkwright working with Marr, actually is really good: loud but not bomb-level loud, clear, and airy. Hatful of Hollow , in particular, is dramatically improved from its previous incarnations.
On the other hand, "Complete" is a profoundly inaccurate description of this set. Including both The World Won't Listen and Louder Than Bombs exceeds completeness; omitting the band's non-album tracks means the loss of some decent-to-terrific live B-sides, a bit of later-period filler, and the magnificent "Jeane".
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Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file.In , Marr told Record Collector that this was one of his favorite songs on The Smiths' third album, The Queen Is Dead. The guitarist said that he was particularly floored by Morrissey's vocals: "Morrissey's vocal on 'I Know It's Over' - I'll never forget when he did that. It's one of the highlights of my life. It was that good, that strong.