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No. 35: ‘London’ - The Smiths (1986)

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  • ‘London’ – The Smiths (1986)

    All the fun and fears of leaving home

    New arrivals are the cultural Gulf Stream of London. While native Londoners and longtime residents, affect a world-weary air that suggests they’ve already done everything in town, twice, life for newbies can vacillate between uncontrollable thrills and unignorable doubts. Here Morrissey, daredevil of the euphoric-melancholic tightrope, strikes just the right balance to nail the sensation.

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