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Morrissey: Songs of Love and Hate, Part 2

Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 19 March 1988

"Did that swift eclipse torture you?/A star at 18 and then – suddenly gone/down to a few lines in the back page/of a teenage annual/oh but I remembered you/I looked up to you"
– 'Little Man, What Now?'

"Fame, Fame, fatal Fame/It can play hideous tricks on the brain"
– 'Frankly, Mr Shankly'

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