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Vauxhall and I

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Vauxhall and I

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Morrissey
Producers:
Reprise Records, Sire
genre:
Rock

We gave it an A-

Vauxhall Gardens was a 19th-century pleasure ground in London famous for art shows, concerts, fireworks, and illicit love affairs. Like the park, Vauxhall and I provides much frivolity and aural allure: Tight, barely disguised Smiths-like melodies support the whimsical tauntings of songs like ”The More You Ignore Me, the Closer I Get.” A fantasy date with Britain’s most ironic and monkish pop star. A-