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Album :: Viva Hate

Viva Hate

(March 1998)

1. Alsatian Cousin - Morrissey / Stephen Street
2. Little Man, What Now? - Morrissey / Stephen Street
3. Everyday Is Like Sunday - Morrissey / Stephen Street
4. Bengali In Platforms - Morrissey / Stephen Street
5. Angel, Angel, Down We Go Together - Morrissey / Stephen Street
6. Late Night, Maudlin Street - Morrissey / Stephen Street
7. Suedehead - Morrissey / Stephen Street
8. Break Up The Family - Morrissey / Stephen Street
9. The Ordinary Boys - Morrissey / Stephen Street
10. I Don't Mind If You Forget Me - Morrissey / Stephen Street
11. Dial-A-Cliché - Morrissey / Stephen Street
12. Margaret On The Guillotine - Morrissey / Stephen Street


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Pubblicato con sorprendente rapidità dopo lo scioglimento degli Smiths, nel marzo del 1988, Viva Hate rispose a tutte le voci che volevano Morrissey perso in sè stesso dopo gli Smiths. Il chitarrista Vini Reilly fu ingaggiato dal compositore/produttore dell'album Stephen Street, per suonare tastiere e chitarra su molte tracce. Reilly fu scontento del contributo che portò all'album dichiarando che "[Stephen Street] poteva anche ottenere quello che io ho fatto da un ottimo chitarrista di session". Lo stile complesso di suonare di Reilly non si adattava davvero al pop semplicistico di Street. L'album era stato inizialmente intitolato "Education In Reverse" ("Istruzione al contrario"), ma Morrissey cambiò idea per riflettere meglio il suo stato d'animo generale dopo lo scioglimento degli Smiths. Alcuni LP pubblicati in Australia furono stampati con questo titolo ed hanno ora un grande valore sul mercato.

Released surprisingly quickly after the break-up, in March 1988, Viva Hate answered the pundits who declared that Morrissey would be lost on his own. The guitarist Vini Reilly was enlisted by writer/producer Stephen Street, playing keyboards and guitar on several tracks. Vini Reilly was reportedly unhappy with the contribution he made towards the album, saying "[Stephen Street] may as well have got a very good session guitar player to do what what I did." Vini's complex style of play did not really fit with Street's simplistic pop. This album was originally called "Education In Reverse", but changed name to reflect Morrissey's feelings after the break-up. Some Australian LPs were misprinted with this title, and are now worth a lot in the market.