Strangeways, Here We Come

The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1987 Ratings: #37 / 84
User Score
Based on 245 ratings
1987 Ratings: #13
September 28, 1987 / Release Date
LP / Format
Rough Trade / Sire / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
AllMusic

While it doesn't match The Queen Is Dead or The Smiths, it is far from embarrassing and offers a summation of the group's considerable strengths.

kaiofelipe
96
The last year of The Smiths was very prolific, and singles like "Sheila Take a Bow" already announced a change in the aesthetic direction, abandoning the raw and direct tone of the jangle pop for a more sophisticated sound, with a greater range of instruments. The lyrics have been changing since "The Queen Is Dead", with Morrissey writing debauched songs and less "glamourization of failure" ones.
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PorciniCramps
76
It’s good.
nemgax
85
tfw no gf in a coma
87
A sad last album. Brings the group to a sad close.
GABRIELinHELL
80
Very good
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#17/Consequence of Sound

Track List

  1. A Rush and a Push and the Land Is Ours
  2. I Started Something I Couldn't Finish
  3. Death of a Disco Dancer
  4. Girlfriend in a Coma
  5. Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before
  6. Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
  7. Unhappy Birthday
  8. Paint a Vulgar Picture
  9. Death at One's Elbow
  10. I Won't Share You
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