The Smiths Strangeways

The Light That Never Goes Out - Remembering the Smiths' Legacy, 25 Years After 'Strangeways'

Jaime Gill | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jaime Gill

Far from a muted epilogue, Strangeways is The Smiths turned up to 11: more heartbroken, witty, lascivious and adventurous than ever before. The explicit politicking may be absent, but this was never as central to The Smiths as the sloganeering album titles suggested: Morrissey was always more preoccupied with romantic than political malaise.