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The Boy With The Thorn In His Side - The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead (CD, Album)

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  1. The Smiths were a rock band which formed in in Manchester, England, United Kingdom. The band consisted of Morrissey (vocals, lyrics), Johnny Marr (guitar, music), Mike Joyce (drums) and Andy Rourke (bass). Hugely influential, The Smiths lasted all of five years from to , releasing during this period four studio albums (The Smiths, Meat Is Murder, The Queen Is Dead and Strangeways.
  2. The Smiths The Queen Is Dead (CD & DVD - Rhino #) particularly in the wistful "The Boy With the Thorn in His Side" and the epic "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out," two masterpieces that provide the foundation for a remarkable album.
  3. "The Queen is Dead" was based on a song Marr began writing as a teenager.: 78 "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side" was, according to Marr, "an effortless piece of music", and was written on tour in the spring of The song's lyrics refer allegorically to the band's experience of the music industry that failed to appreciate it.
  4. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Queen Is Dead - The Smiths on AllMusic - - Meat Is Murder may have been a holding pattern, 10/
  5. General CommentIsnt 'the boy with a thorn in his side' a referance to the story of 'Androcles and the Lion' in which a lion with a thorn in its paw is misjudged to be an angry agressive lion but is infact in pain and in need of help.I thought that Morrissey was saying that his critics had misinterprated his songs and lyrics juding him as a bitter, miserable man but in fact he has a desire for.
  6. Jul 01,  · Morrissey is an acquired taste. But whatever you think of his voice, he has a definite way with words. Your mileage may vary with the four studio albums they made. I love the first two LPs, but I don't like the final two nearly as much. Other people feel different and rate The Queen Is Dead as an ultimate '80s album.
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  8. The Boy with the Thorn in His Side Lyrics. The Smith’s followed their sophomore album Meat Is Murder one year later with their critically acclaimed third album The Queen is Dead.

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