MOR­RIS­SEY

Great­est Hits

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - Music Reviews - KEVIN COURT­NEY

Novem­ber Spawned a Mon­ster, Ouija Board, Ouija Board and the mighty You’re the One for Me, Fatty, but it does have Suede­head, Ev­ery Day Is Like Sun­day, The Last of the Fa­mous In­ter­na­tional Play­boys and The More You Ig­nore Me, the Closer I Get. The bulk is made up from his resur­gent last two al­bums, which be­tween them spawned eight Top 20 hits, in­clud­ing Ir­ish Blood, English Heart, I Have For­given Je­sus, and First of the Gang to Die. Moz has grown from Pin­teresque mis­an­thrope to Shake­spearean tragi­comic fig­ure, and this com­pi­la­tion cov­ers some of the mas­ter mis­er­ab­list’s grand­est ges­tures. www.mor­ris­sey­mu­sic.com Down­load Tracks: Ev­ery Day Is Like Sun­day, Ir­ish Blood, English Heart

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Poly­dor/Decca The Smiths lasted six years and Mor­ris­sey’s solo ca­reer is now in its 20th year, so now’s as good a time as any for a com­pi­la­tion of the cur­mud­geonly crooner’s finest mu­si­cal rants. Moz has more sin­gles than will fit on one CD, so this col­lec­tion sticks to songs that made the Top 20. Missed are such clas­sics as

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