Favorite and least favorite songs on each of The Smiths albums (not including "Rank")

You heard the title. This is a hard question, I know….
Here's my attempt:
The Smiths, 1984
F: Reel Around the Fountain
LF: Miserable Lie

Meat is Murder, 1985
F: Rusholme Ruffians
LF: Meat is Murder

The Queen is Dead, 1986
F: Cemetry Gates
LF: The Queen is Dead

Strangeways Here We Come, 1987

F: Girlfriend in a Coma
LF: Death of a Disco Dancer

So, some were easy; others… were not.
For one, Well I Wonder, I Know it's Over, & I Won't Share You are all ties with the three I picked, and how can you pick a least favorite off The Queen is Dead? Or a favorite for that matter! But I tried my best- & I'd love to hear yours. Oh and the only Smiths song I would say I don't like is Meat is Murder, making the least favorite an easy decision on all but TQID, because I already knew the others, but other than MIM, I can't say I dislike any Smiths song, so it feels wrong to have a "least favorite" even though you already know it's sometimes the one you just have to "get through".
Anyway, 'nough of that.
 

Gregor Samsa

I straighten up, and my position is one of hope.
I love nerdy stuff like this. Here are my picks:

Smiths:
F: Still Ill
LF: Suffer

MIM:
F: Well…
LF: WSS

TQID
F: TIALTNGO
LF: FMS

STRANGEWAYS:
F: PAVP (or IWSY)
LF: Death at…
 
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Marked

Guest
SMITHS
F: RAR
L: PGMG

MIM
F: TJIFAM
L: BBAH

TQID
F: TBWTTIHS
L: CG

SHWC
F:SMIFYTYHTOB
L: GIAC
 

Watson

Well-Known Member
My inner geek has been unleashed!

The Smiths
F: The Hand that Rocks the Cradle
LF: Hand in Glove (Oooh I'm gonna be flayed alive for that one!)

MiM
F: Well I Wonder (my favourite Smiths song of all...heck, my favourite song of all!)
LF: Barbarism... (it's just a bit repetitive)

TQiD
F: Cemetery Gates
LF: Never had No One...

SHwC
F: Last Night I Dreamt/A Rush & a Push - cannot split them
LF: Unhappy Birthday

But, as we all know, most of the above will change tomorrow :)
 
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Mozzer1980

Guest
The Smiths
F: "Still Ill"
LF: "Pretty Girls Make Graves"

Meat is Murder
F: "I Want the One I Can't Have"
LF: "Rusholme Ruffians"

The Queen is Dead
F: "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out"
LF: "Vicar in a Tutu"

Strangeways Here We Come,
F: "Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me"
LF: "Death at One's Elbow"
 

This Charming Bowie

Welcome to this knockabout world
The Smiths
F: Suffer Little Children
LF: Reel Around the Fountain (but love the Troy Tate version)

Meat Is Murder
F: That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore
LF: I Want The One I Can’t Have (but still love it)

The Queen Is Dead
F: There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
LF: Never Had No One Ever

Strangeways, Here We Come
F: Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me (IMHO, their best song overall)
LF: Death At One’s Elbow

These aren’t set in stone - ask me tomorrow and they may be completely different. That’s a testament to the enduring greatness of the band, though!
 

Bizarro

Spotlight. It's time the tale were told !
The Smiths.
F. Still Ill.
LF. Miserable Lie.

Meat is Murder.
F. Well I Wonder.
LF. Rusholme Ruffians.

The Queen is Dead.
F. Cemetry Gates.
LF. Vicar in a TuTu.

Strangeways, Here We Come.
F. A Rush and a Push and the Land is Ours.
LF. Death at One's Elbow.
 
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Trans

Guest
Debut: f. this charming man
lf. You’ve got everything now

Meat is murder: f. Headmaster
lf. That joke isn’t funny anymore

Queen is dead: f. Frankly (this was hard)
lf. Never had no one ever

Strangeways here we come: f. Rush and a push
lf. Last night I drea,t that somebody loved me
 

Mauricet

Trouble loves me
The Smiths
F: Still Ill
LF: Miserable Lie

Meat is Murder
F: Headmaster Ritual
LF: Barbarism Begins at Home

The Queen is Dead
F: Cemetry Gates
LF: Frankly Mr Shankly

Strangeways Here We Come,
F: Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
LF: Unhappy Birthday
 

Flibberty

Well-Known Member
The Smiths
F: Hand in Glove
LF: You've Got Everything Now

MiM
F: Well I Wonder
LF: Barbarism Begins at Home

TQiD
F: I Know it's Over
LF: Never Had No One Ever

SHwC
F: Paint a Vulgar Picture
LF: Death at One's Elbow
 

Gregor Samsa

I straighten up, and my position is one of hope.
Debut: f. this charming man
lf. You’ve got everything now

Meat is murder: f. Headmaster
lf. That joke isn’t funny anymore

Queen is dead: f. Frankly (this was hard)
lf. Never had no one ever

Strangeways here we come: f. Rush and a push
lf. Last night I drea,t that somebody loved me
I love the audacity of picking FMS as your favorite from an album full of classics such as TIALTNGO, IKO and TBWTTIHS. It’s vulgar. But fun.
 

Gregor Samsa

I straighten up, and my position is one of hope.
Doesn't Rubber Ring only appear on compilation & on TQID Dlx? You know, the song that saved lives?
Who said otherwise?
 
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