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The Boy with the Thorn in his Side

Features of This Track

mellow rock instrumentation
extensive vamping
intricate melodic phrasing
thru composed melodic style
major key tonality
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
a smooth male lead vocalist
subtle use of strings

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*twerks*
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This song is a lament about how no one listens to them. Don't worry, Morrissey. We all love your work. Good luck on the Hall of Fame ballot.
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My favorite Smith's song!!!!!!
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Sadly at 40 it still is.. :(
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This was my teenaged theme song
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First time hearing this song and i fell in love ☺️
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bassistcat
How can they see the love in our eyes...and still they don't believe us... <3
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So true
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the smiths and morrissey never wrote a bad song! nobody compares or even comes close!
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Rusty spanner unite!
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henry82609
Johnny marr is one of the coolest people I've met
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perhaps moz' finest yodeling ever.
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The music of my teenage angst ♥
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alain_gonzal e z 7 5
Time and time again, The Smith & Morrissey always have the top spot on my playlist.
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Still my favourite band. Craft, art, talent, taste.
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Still love the Smiths, after all these years!
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In my opinion
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I love the smiths and this is one of many of my favorite songs from them i love this band which is like the best band ever
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Without a doubt, one of the greatest and most important acts of the 20th century.
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mbowley75
Underrated? I'd venture all the right people know exactly how important The Smiths were.
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Pretty damn underrated group lyrically sound a definitive contribution to alternative music
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(ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧
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Playing atari and listening to the smiths album circa1982
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NICE! Love this song.
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OK I'm going to like this. It's grown on me.
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LOVE
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80s new wave/alterna t i v e music was the greatest era of music
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The Boy with the Thorny Arab Strap in his Side
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The smiths are my life
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Favorite band.
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smelgoza.1
Love this song ...
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Hot mateys they rock
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The Smiths were the soundtrack of my college years.
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The smiths good band
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The smiths are dead
Long live the smiths
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osled
Dreamy!
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oh, I do love this song...and yes, perhaps my fav Smiths tune...of course...ree l around the fountain is pretty delish as well...sigh.
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Awesome - might be my fav Smiths tune....
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i love the smiths! i never get tired of listening to them!
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bring back the smiths!
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