Viva Hate

Morrissey - Viva Hate
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1988 Ratings: #50 / 129
User Score
Based on 92 ratings
1988 Ratings: #45
Liked by 2 people
March 14, 1988 / Release Date
LP / Format
HMV / Sire / Label
Jangle Pop / Genres
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Morrissey is one of those artists people try to ignore his character the most and just enjoy the music he makes, due to infamous declarations over the years and some really not-cool attitudes towards other musicians and even fans. And there are people who hate him also for his music, and I can see why: his voice can be very exhausting if you're not in the mood for it and everything he does has a heavy, demanding atmosphere. After leaving The Smiths, he released his first solo album, 'Viva ... read more
Having acrimoniously split from songwriting partner, Johnny Marr, and ‘The Smiths’, Morrissey set about initiating a solo career. Many see the album’s title reflecting his continuing antipathy towards his former band mates. Oblivious as to the extent of the band’s falling out, the producer of their last album, Stephen Street, had sent Morrissey A cassette of ideas for their next project t, to find an enthusiastic lead singer requesting they explore these for his first ... read more
For his first solo album. Morrissey does a fantastic job of creating a Fun Pop album. Strong 7
The indie icon follows his heart and delivers a decent, pop album without the displacement of his former group.
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Track List

  1. Alsatian Cousin
  2. Little Man, What Now?
  3. Everyday Is Like Sunday
  4. Bengali in Platforms
  5. Angel, Angel Down We Go Together
  6. Late Night, Maudlin Street
  7. Suedehead
  8. Break Up the Family
  9. The Ordinary Boys
  10. I Don't Mind If You Forget Me
  11. Dial-a-Cliché
  12. Margaret on the Guillotine 
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Added on: April 14, 2013