Song Lyric Sunday: Seductive – ‘This Charming Man’

Way back in 1984, when Morrissey was almost normal…. Punctured bicycleOn a hillside desolateWill Nature make a man of me yet? When in this charming carThis charming man Why pamper life’s complexitiesWhen the leather runs smooth on the passenger seat? I would go out tonightBut I haven’t got a stitch to wearThis man said “It’s…

Song Lyric Sunday: Celebration – ‘Unhappy Birthday’

Jim’s key words for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday are celebratory: things to lift the spirits in these difficult times, such as ‘birthday’, ‘party’, ‘gift’ and ‘cake’. Nice try Jim. But here’s The Smiths, Manchester’s mordant miserabilists: I’ve come to wish you an unhappy birthday I’ve come to wish you an unhappy birthday Cause you’re…