"By July 4th we headline at Hyde Park on a Friday of 25,000 strong. The actor Lior Ashkenazi flies over from Israel just to see the concert. Standing next to him backstage, it is difficult for me to shine, for some people are too in-spot to be matched, and Lior is such a person. Chrissie Hynde is there, achingly funny in great flux. I need only catch sight of her in the distance and the great knot of my heart is untied. Irony is Chrissie’s pattern, and though the word is rarely understood in its proper context, Chrissie manages to take people in so that she might ambush them with the truth. It is a play of the mind, or jeu d’esprit. She would pose nude on a ladder if it meant assisting the cause of animal rights – a hero in the modern sense, but not in the forgotten origin of the word (which, oddly, denotes neither virtue nor honor). Chrissie has been thrown in jails the world over for attempting to rescue animals from torture labs, but her unshakable conviction garnishes no humanitarian awards, and she stands her ground unappreciated with the grammarians of modern rock.” Morrissey, Autobiography
"mixtapes" seemingly comprising (though lastly only always-lacking-something attempts) the songs mentioned in Morrissey’s Autobiography are out there…but just know that each and every song mentioned is being painstakingly scoured down and if not already presented at http://fuckyeahmoz.tumblr.com/tagged/autobiography will be served up shortly.
Because Someone Cares,
"Johnny appears at Kings Road immaculately be-quiffed and almost carried away by his own zest to make meaningful music. He reminds me of Tom Bell in Payroll, an early 1960s film set in Newcastle yet minus one single Geordie accent. Johnny despairs of things as they are and wants to change them, even if, beneath the grit and growl, his favorite group of all-time is Pentangle.” - Morrissey, Autobiography
Do you know that you never ever ever escape from school no matter how old you are it stays with you forever and crushes and crushes and crushes and crushes you down, well it did me anyway.