Oh, she’s being such a Morrissey and is listening to her headphones in the corner.
A lot of people who make fun of Morrissey; don’t understand him. He is actually being SARCASTIC ON PURPOSE in his song lyrics. (Morrissey). Morrissey is not crying. He’s making fun of people in his lyrics. (His lyrics are usually jests.) Morrissey isn’t a sensitive man or a wimp or even gay. (the only thing that is wrong with Morrissey and that I disagree with; is that he is a vegetarian and doesn’t eat meat.)
The Smiths music is meant to be upbeat and happy sounding melodies; but the lyrics are meant to be sarcastic and full of dark humor and jests.
Well, hell. I am a Cajun from Louisiana also. (just so you all know) and I actually went to school with a female Morrissey. Usually we get French last names down here, but sometimes Spanish and English.
(But I guess she was Irish American. Wonder if she was in any way related to him. Ha !)
“Who says I lie, because I never! I never! Who says I lie? because I never” (ex. everybody has lied before. Morrissey is mocking people who claim innocence. In reality, Morrissey believes that nobody is innocent. That’s the whole point in this lyric. WHo says I lie? I never! (lie) He is mocking human nature- EVERYONE has lied before.)
“Hang the DJ, Hang the DJ, Hang the DJ” from the song Panic, is basically about how Morrissey doesn’t give a crap about the song that is being played by the DJ on the radio; and that it’s a happy song that doesn’t fit the atmosphere. (it was a tragic day- he wrote it the same day as the Chernobyl disaster) Basically, he is saying that the DJ is an idiot for playing Wham! and should be hanged (dark humor) because he is playing happy music at an inappropriate time. (Morrissey is morose/bittersweet and sees the world as a dark and gloomy place. So he is bashing the DJ and George Michael.)
Morrissey isn’t crying/whining in his music. He was being ironic! I can see how people take his music literally, though. But he is mocking people in society, who say or do such things. In a sarcastic way. His lyrics all about mockery, dark humor and making jests; with upbeat, happy music. That’s the whole point of what The Smiths were about: irony. (some people took it too seriously though; heh) Morrissey was/is basically the Nietzsche of Punk rock/indie music.