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Morrissey: Vauxhall and I (20th Anniversary Definitive Master)

Vauxhall and I has long been considered a pinnacle of Morrissey's solo work... is it still?

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"The Goodness of Privacy in a Warm Room with Books"

We all search for escape, and while music, drugs, radicalism, or fame may ease the monotony, the protagonists of so many of these tales find themselves at the end of their narratives still constrained.

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Morrissey As the Sweet and Tender Hooligan

Morrissey cannot square his inner discontent with his mass appeal. He peers at himself as if a specimen.

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Tomorrow Belongs to Her: The Art That Rose Against Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher is dead, yet her influence is stronger than ever. What lessons can be drawn from the cultural response to Thatcherism, and can they be applied again?

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The Smiths: Complete

Even when compiling the band's entire catalog together, the same problems remain: too much overlap, not every song is actually represented. That said, Marr did a hell of a job on the remaster ...

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Still Ill: The Best 13 Songs by the Smiths

To celebrate the 25th birthday of the Smiths' masterful album The Queen Is Dead, PopMatters presents a list of the top 13 tracks by the legendary English quartet.

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Counterbalance No. 28: The Smiths’ 'The Queen Is Dead'

Some Smiths records are bigger than others -- The Queen Is Dead, for example, comes in at No. 28 on the Acclaimed Music list of the Greatest Albums of All Time. Bigmouths Klinger and Mendelsohn strike again with another edition of Counterbalance.

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Pete Yorn: musicforthemorningafter (10th Anniversary Edition)

Two-disc set commemorates Yorn's first studio album and shows what it plainly is: a collection of beautiful songs, nearly each one a small victory.

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Morrissey: Bona Drag (20th Anniversary Edition)

Morrissey -- is there any greater, more consistent talent to be found in the last 30 years? Bona Drag, remastered and reissued with bonus material, reminds us why Moz is still so beloved and so worthy of attention.

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Strictly Global: A Source for Music Videos on Broadcast TV

The kind of show you wished MTV would make.

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Morrissey: Swords

Morrissey's uneasy expression on the cover notwithstanding, Swords is a worthy collection of 18 b-sides from his last three studio albums.

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Morrissey

Appearing in a crisp new shirt every 30 minutes, Morrissey pulled off an impeccably entertaining set.

Rachel Brodsky
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Morrissey: From Where He Came to Where He Went

Unfortunately, this set is an unauthorized account of Morrissey’s career and it shows.

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Morrissey: Years of Refusal

Is Morrissey content to ride off into the sunset, singing midtempo numbers with children's choirs?

Music

Morrissey: Greatest Hits

A greatest hits compilation that draws heavily on the fruits of Morrissey's 'second coming'. The result? A vulgar picture.

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Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

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Morrissey: Ringleader of the Tormentors

Morrissey has become Morrissey-eque, a dull carbon copy of the Morrissey from years past.

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New York Doll (2006)

What started out as a small documentary on the uncomfortable but engaging New York Dolls bassist turned into a full-scale revelation, tracking his improbable journey of rock 'n' roll redemption.

Adam Besenyodi
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Morrissey: Live at Earls Court

Despite a few wrinkles and patches of gray, the now middle-aged Morrissey appears as striking as ever.

Joseph Pompeo
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Morrissey

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