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Who Inspires You?

There are a whole host of inspirational figures out there, and some are more obvious than others. Here at The Indiependent we’ve picked a few choice individuals that have had a major impact on our lives. 3,394 more words

Offbeat

'Outing' the 'Paedo': The Emerging Paedophile in Thatcher's Britain

‘A boy in the bush is worth two in the hand, I think I can help you get through your exams’

In 1983 The Sun ran an expose on the Manchester Indie band The Smiths, condemning their single ‘Handsome Devil’ as a ‘devious’ song with ‘sleazy lyrics about molesting children’ (plate 1). 5,746 more words

THE MOZ SINGLES (32)

When I started out on this quest a few years ago on the old blog  to review every UK single released by Morrissey, I didn’t have all of them in the collection – some 95% of them perhaps, but not all of them. 520 more words

Morrissey

Our patron Saint of melancholy St. Morrissey

 El Santo Morrissey, 2013 Oil on canvas 24 x 22

The British singer Morrissey has long held a place in the hearts of Latino/Chicano youth. 205 more words

Explaining Depression

Now playing, Morrissey – “How can anybody possibly say they know how I feel?”

More true words from Mozza.

I’ve said as often that I’d rather have a psychical illness than a mental one. 282 more words

Depression Blog Scotland

#365AOTD 290 "Louder Than Bombs" (1983-1986) The Smiths 1987

In the midst of life we are in debt…

So if you had to describe the overall tone of The Smiths would you use some of these words: mordant, morbid, melancholic, gray, grim, gloomy, bleak, barbed, black, somber, sarcastic, saturnine? 1,829 more words

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