Meat Is Murder

The Smiths - Meat Is Murder
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1985 Ratings: #44 / 95
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Based on 645 ratings
1985 Ratings: #11
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CRITIC REVIEWS

81
Pitchfork

Meat Is Murder ... is better recorded than The Smiths, although it's more a bunch of songs that didn't fit on singles than a coherent album. When it's good, it's great.

70
AllMusic

With their second proper album Meat Is Murder, the Smiths begin to branch out and diversify, while refining the jangling guitar pop of their debut.

70
Sputnikmusic

While it is far from being a terrible record (it is actually quite impressive), it pales in comparison to the incredible potential displayed on their first album.

MySoftBulletin
79
ate meat like an hour after I listened
Tielur
85
When Morrisey said "I'd like to drop my trousers to the Queen / Every sensible child knows what this means" I did not know what he meant :/
CxAylward
100
anyone who tells you this isn't the best album ever made is wrong
MasterCrackfox
82
In the modern era, Morrissey has been an outspoken voice in British politics, often to his own detriment. The man is seen as a certified asshole when it comes to his politics, with divisive views about immigration in the UK and the maintenance of a British identity that pushes harsh nationalism. Additionally, the artist has offered support for Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein during the #MeToo movement. His controversial viewpoints have, in some people's minds, tarnished the legacy of The ... read more
nemgax
NR
-5 points for the vegan agenda
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Added on: February 4, 2013