Category: The Smiths

The Smiths

Meaning of “Asleep” by The Smiths

Many fans have interpreted The Smiths’ “Asleep” as being based on the desire of the singer (Morrissey) to commit suicide. But while he does express a craving for death, at no point do the lyrics specify...

Morrissey performing live.

Meaning of “Meat Is Murder” by The Smiths

Meat Is Murder is a song by The Smiths which creates the reason that animals are not any different from humans in any special way, and hence deserve a comfortable living without being slaughtered...

Frankly Mr Shankly by The Smiths.

Meaning of “Frankly, Mr. Shankly” by The Smiths

Frankly, Mr. Shankly is a song performed by The Smiths. The lyrics of the song are about a displeased and an unhappy employee penning a letter to his superior or boss (Mr. Shankly) expressing...