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“Cemetry Gates,” by The Smiths

Song touches on the unfairness of death, yet ultimately is about love

“Cemetry Gates” by The Smiths is, on the surface, a song about two people who enter a cemetery to examine the gravestones. However, there are numerous ways in which you can dissect the deeper meanings that singer-songwriter Morrissey may have … Continue reading

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Memorial Song: 

”There Is a Light That Never Goes Out” by The Smiths

Morrissey croons about love conquering death in this classic memorial song from The Smiths

The Smiths’ frontman Morrissey isn’t squeamish about death. He’s mused on the subject dozens of times throughout his expansive career in The Smiths and as a solo artist. His fascination with death is showcased best in the 1992 hit “There … Continue reading

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