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The Queen Is Dead
by The Smiths

 
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Overview

Track Listing

1 Queen Is Dead, The
2 Frankly, Mr. Shankly
3 I Know It's Over
4 Never Had No One Ever
5 Cemetry Gates
6 Bigmouth Strikes Again
7 Boy with the Thorn on His Side, The
8 Vicar in a Tutu
9 There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
10 Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others

Genre: Rock & Pop
 
Details
  • Genre: Popular Music
  • Release Date: April 2012
  • Label: Sire
  • Format: CD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio Format: Stereo
  • Producer: Johnny Marr; Morrissey
  • Engineer: Stephen Street
 
Music Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Rolling Stone (4/17/03, p.109) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...One of the funniest rock albums ever..."

Spin - "Johnny Marr's musical contribution is beautifully documented. The guitar-synth arrangements are thematic, subtly shaded, and often exciting..."

Q (6/00, p.76) - Ranked #27 in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums"

Q (12/93, p.139) - 5 Stars - Indispensible - "...The Smiths' best album....an extraordinary record..."

Alternative Press (8/01, p.112) - Included in AP's "10 Essential '80s Albums".

Alternative Press (7/95, p.75) - Ranked #2 in AP's list of the `Top 99 Of '85-'95' - "...THE QUEEN IS DEAD remains today a passionate carpet-bombing of every stuffy, phony inch of the English earth....Like Tennessee Williams' best drama, it's...about the defense of innocence, about drag queens coming out of the closet only to face a prickly, heartless and heartlessly boring world..."

CMJ (1/5/04, p.18) - Ranked #2 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1986"

NME (Magazine) (9/25/93, p.18) - Ranked #2 among the `50 Greatest Albums Of The 80s' - "...Neither before nor after have Morrissey and Marr come close to making such an ambitious, consistent, touching and witty album..."

NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #10 in NME's list of the `Greatest Albums Of All Time.'

 
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