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    CBC podcast looking at Morrissey's covers album and the singer's complicated legacy

    New music release: looking at Morrissey's covers album and the singer's complicated legacy - CBC Radio Every Friday, the q This panel looks at the biggest stories in music news. Today, CBC arts reporter Lisa Christiansen and music journalist A. Harmony join host Tom Power to talk about...
  2. Famous when dead

    Peter Katsis statement: "All this over a pin?" - Morrissey Official FB (24 May, 2019)

    "All this over a pin? Everyone always wants to jump to conclusions. Morrissey has never been affiliated with any political party in the past. Morrissey has never voted in his life, and is not a member of any political party. Morrissey opposes racism, hatred and press censorship. Morrissey...
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    More reviews of "California Son": The Independent (2 stars), The Times (2 stars), Financial Times

    Morrissey, California Son, review: Album’s missteps might be forgiven if you could dissociate the music from the man.... The Independent (2 of 5 stars) Can we listen to a new album from an old hero who’s broken our hearts? It seems not By Helen Brown Morrissey: California Son review ... The...
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    California Son review in Rolling Stone by Kory Grow (3.5/5 stars)

    A mostly positive review in RS, by Kory Grow: Morrissey’s Covers LP ‘California Son’ Shows Off His Golden Voice, Perplexing Politics (3.5 / 5 stars) - Rolling Stone ‘California Son’ features songs by Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Buffy Sainte-Marie. But what is Moz trying to say? Extract...
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    "California Son" review by A.D. Amorosi - Variety

    Review of the album in Variety that actually engages intelligently and articulately with the challenges of listening to Morrissey at this point in time. Album Review: Morrissey’s ‘California Son’ - Variety The quintessentially curmudgeonly British crooner and lyricist finds the crabbiness in...
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    "Because This Is How I Am" - SER / Morrissey Central (24 May, 2019)

    Because This Is How I Am. - Morrissey Central May 24, 2019 BECAUSE THIS IS HOW I AM "in early old age could I please express very sincere thanks to BBC Radio 2 for their broad-shouldered support given to "California Son", "Wedding Bell Blues" and "It's Over". Whatever the future brings, I...
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    "California Son" review by Laura Snapes (1 star, obvs) - The Guardian

    Despite not being sent a copy to review, the Guardian has - of course! - reviewed the album anyway. Morrissey: California Son review – clumsy covers with a troll-like spirit (1 of 5 stars) - The Guardian In the words of Laura Snapes: "it is impossible to hear a number of the covers on...
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    Morrissey shines on ‘California Son’ despite himself - RIFF Magazine

    ALBUM REVIEW: Morrissey shines on ‘California Son’ despite himself - RIFF Magazine By David Gill "For fans willing to look past Morrissey’s political incorrectness, California Son is more evidence that the singer’s talent shows no sign of waning."
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    "California Son" released (May 24, 2019); full album now on YouTube

    California Son is released on May 24, 2019. California Son - tagged articles California Son - tagged reviews Posted May 21: Posted May 25: Posted May 28: At about 12:05 UK time, all the rest of the album tracks were posted on Morrissey's YouTube. Press the icon at the top left to...
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    Morrissey "California Son" posters removed from Liverpool train stations

    Commuter offended by Morrissey posters plastered across Merseyrail station - Liverpool Echo The former Smiths frontman has shown support for Tommy Robinson and far-right party For Britain Excerpt: Merseyrail has ordered the removal of Morrissey posters plastered on its services and stations...
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    "California Son" 4.5/6 in Germany’s leading music magazine Musikexpress

    Germans leading music magazine ‘musikexpress’ rated California Son (4.5/6) Source: https://www.musikexpress.de/reviews/morrissey-california-son/ Translation via google: Morrissey California Son André Boße 23.05.2019 Morrissey wants to save his ass. The man also needs that: how much love did...
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    "California Son" - A.V. Club review (Grade: B)

    Relationship status with Morrissey’s new covers album: It’s complicated - A.V. Club By Josh Modell B grade. tl/dr: "Without the baggage of his political views—which is where the letter grade on this review comes from—California Son would be a worthy addition to a mostly stellar catalog"
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    "California Son" review in Tonspion (4/5 stars)

    Morrissey - California Son (4 of 5 stars) - TONSPION By Kerstin Kratochwill German music website tonspion reviewed California Son. Translation via google. “Oh Morrissey: The beauty of the new cover versions have a flaw, because escaping into nostalgia can not just wipe away the presence of...
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    "California Son" reviewed by allmusic (3.5 out of five)

    https://www.allmusic.com/album/california-son-mw0003256910 By Stephen Thomas Erlewine A brief mention of politics in relation to the songs but only a line or so. The only part I disagree with outright is when he says morrisseys flag is firmly in the past and that the songs don’t relate to...
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    The world's oldest music store Spillers Records bans Morrissey albums

    Morrissey banned. Let the book burning's begin.. Spillers Records bans Morrissey music over his support for the far right - Wales Online The world's oldest record store said it was 'saddened but not surprised' Excerpt: The world's oldest record store Spillers Records in Cardiff has banned...
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    "California Son" review in Metro (3/5 stars)

    Reads more like a 4/5 ending: "Moreover, he seems energised by it all. The interpretations are for the most part sensitive, distinctively his own, and in a couple of cases — Buffy Sainte-Marie’s Suffer The Little Children (an intentional Smiths echo); Lenny’s Tune by Tim Hardin — approach the...
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    "California Son" review by Lauren Murphy (3/5 stars) - The Irish Times

    Morrissey: California Son review – Covers album for fans only, and Moz himself (3 of 5 stars) - The Irish Times By Lauren Murphy Another review, this one somewhere in the middle. It starts thus: "Even for many die-hard fans, Morrissey is not the artist he once was. That has less to do with his...
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    "A gold rush in its own way" - "California Son" review by Hugo Cassavetti (4 of 4) - Télérama.fr

    California Son review by Hugo Cassavetti (rating: 4 of 4) - Télérama.fr Review of California Son in French.
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    "California Son" review by Mark Kennedy - AP News

    Review: Morrissey offers 12 covers, with very mixed results - AP By MARK KENNEDY Excerpt: Morrissey delivers a dozen covers on his new album, “California Sun,” which reimagines works by such masters as Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon as well as more obscure musicians. It’s a bold...
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    "California Son" review by Oliver Thompson (1/10) - Exclaim!

    Link posted by an anonymous person (original post): California Son review - Exclaim! (1/10) By Oliver Thompson Excerpt: For the most part, Morrissey sounds like a cheap facsimile of himself; an aged crooner without any latter-day grace. Moreover, the features list on this album, including...
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