Hatful of Hollow

The Smiths - Hatful of Hollow
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November 12, 1984 / Release Date
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Pmarf46
95
disregarding the Peele sessions of tracks already established on the first album (which are excellent and offer those tracks new perspectives), the new material on this album is just superb, and arguably is the strongest string of tracks The Smiths ever compiled. "How Soon Is Now" is an alien of a track that sounds as chaotic as it does soothing, whilst "Handsome Devil" is about as good as you can make a pop song. Girl Afraid swaggers in with surf-rock vibes. This track ... read more
Stairway_2_Hell
86
Very consistent vibe of every song.
CheapandLethal
90
Superb
Sappy
100
Top Favorite: Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want
Other Favorites: Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now, This Night Has Opened My Eyes, Back To The Old House
Least Favorite: Handsome Devil
tha138
90
A few months after their splendid debut comes this delightful compilation of BBC sessions, singles and b-sides.
What a gift!
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Track List

  1. William, It Was Really Nothing
  2. What Difference Does It Make?
  3. These Things Take Time
  4. This Charming Man
  5. How Soon Is Now?
  6. Handsome Devil
  7. Hand in Glove (single version)
  8. Still Ill
  9. Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
  10. This Night Has Opened My Eyes
  11. You've Got Everything Now
  12. Accept Yourself
  13. Girl Afraid
  14. Back to the Old House
  15. Reel Around the Fountain
  16. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want
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