Morrissey has introduced his subsequent studio album. I Am Not a Canine on a Chain, produced by Joe Chicarelli, arrives March 20 by way of BMG. He’s additionally shared a single: “Bobby, Don’t You Suppose They Know?” is embedded beneath. It options the Motown singer Thelma Houston.
In a press launch, Houston mentioned: “One of many largest joys for me on this enterprise is getting the chance to collaborate with different prime artists. I really like the problem to see if what I do can work with what they’re doing. Generally it really works, and typically it doesn’t. I feel the mix of what Morrissey is singing and what I’m singing actually works on ‘Bobby.’ And it was loads of enjoyable working with M within the studio too!”
When Morrissey introduced his final album, California Son, with a slate of visitors, some mentioned they’d been unaware of his far-right politics. When reached for remark, a consultant for Thelma Houston despatched Pitchfork the next quote from the singer:
I don’t imagine Morrissey is racist. And I obtained concerned with this
monitor as a result of I’ve identified about his music for fairly a while. Again in
2012, I used to be collaborating with an artist named Gabe Noel, and he
urged we strive some covers. And when he talked about a Morrissey tune
known as ‘Suedehead,’ as quickly as I heard ‘it was a very good lay’ lyric – I
laughed and was like… Okay let’s minimize it!
The brand new LP marks Morrissey’s first assortment of authentic materials since 2017’s Low in Excessive College. Since then, the singer has launched 2019’s California Son, a report of canopy songs together with tracks by Joni Mitchell, Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, and others. The album featured contributions from Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste, Damaged Social Scene’s Ariel Engle, Inexperienced Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, and extra.
Since then, Morrissey has been on the heart of a number of controversies. He publicly defended Kevin Spacey, made polarizing statements in regards to the #MeToo motion, and wore a pin that includes the emblem of the far-right political celebration the For Britain Motion on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon.
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I Am Not a Canine on a Chain:
01 Jim Jim Falls02 Love Is on Its Method Out03 Bobby, Don’t You Suppose They Know?04 I Am Not a Canine on a Chain05 What Sort of Individuals Stay in These Homes?06 Knockabout World07 Darling, I Hug a Pillow08 As soon as I Noticed the River Clear09 The Reality About Ruth10 The Secret of Music11 My Hurling Days Are Achieved