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Morrissey: 'Meat is Murder!'

Tom Hibbert, Smash Hits, 31 January 1985

"MEAT IS MURDER!" That's the message from Morrissey. A message he's "madly serious" about. He's so serious, in fact, that The Smiths are just about to release an LP called Meat Is Murder. Yet despite his health-giving vegetarian diet, The Smiths' singer still turns up to be interviewed looking decidedly under the weather. Is he, we wondered, permanently peaky? Wouldn't a good McDonald's quarter-pounder have him back on his feet in no time? "I sincerely doubt it," he tells Tom Hibbert.

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