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Years of Refusal

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Autumn De Wilde

Years of Refusal

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Morrissey
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B+

”Life is nothing much to lose,” Morrissey croons early on his ninth solo album, instantly reassuring legions of pompadoured obsessives that His Excellency, the Mope, still hasn’t turned his perpetual frown upside down. But shrinking violets should stick to the lyric sheet: Years of Refusal is the former Smiths frontman’s hardest-rocking album since 1992’s Your Arsenal. It’s a surprisingly muscular set of punked-up Britpop, spiked with the singer’s still-dripping scorn: ”You don’t like me, but you love me/Either way you’re wrong.” B+

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