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Bona Drag

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Bona Drag (LP Compilation Limited Edition Reissue Remastered Stereo Teal) - Discogs release: https://www. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Think it’s time to split this entry in two releases, the UK one with Obi and Limitation to 75o and the one w/out obi which seems to be widely available throughout the world.

Morrissey decided to scrap the idea of a full-length LP and release a compilation of singles and B-sides instead. In a career of odd reissues and collections, however, they at least make a welcome addition to this 20th anniversary release-- all genuine curiosities for completists that will please non-fans. The years covered by Bona Drag coincided directly with the crossover of acid house and subsequent emergence of Madchester, a hopeful injection of youth, optimism, and hedonism, traits met with suspicion if not outright hostility in Morrissey's worldview. The Last of the Famous International Playboys" went to number 3, "November Spawned a Monster", number 6, and "Interesting Drug", number 11.Bona Drag launched Morrissey's career in the US, and in many ways it marked the turning point after which he became less popular in the UK but achieved increasing success in America. The breakup of his partnership with Street was the most devastating: He had co-written all of Viva Hate and served as an unofficial mentor for Morrissey's early solo years, performing on records and playing several instruments.

The album is also significant for including the first tracks by Morrissey to chart in the United States. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement and Your California Privacy Rights. As such, he released " The Last of the Famous International Playboys", " Interesting Drug", and " Ouija Board, Ouija Board" over the course of 1989. He had fallen out with producer Stephen Street, plus former Smiths bandmates Mike Joyce and Andy Rourke-- all of whom had played key roles in that successful string of hits. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others.Even without those additions, this would be one of the most complete and necessary compilations in rock history, working both as a functional and utilitarian way to catch up with Morrissey outside of the UK and as a way to re-assess him within it.

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