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Imperfect List

Big Hard Excellent Fish
“Imperfect List” (Rimming Elvis The Andrew Weatherall Way)
1990 One Little Indian Records (UK)
41TP7CD

01 Imperfect List 1
02 Imperfect List 2
03 Imperfect List 3
04 Imperfect List 4

An atmospheric dance track with political undertones.

IMPERFECT LIST (Version 1)

Adolf Hitler
The dentist
Terry and June
Fucking bastard Thatcher
Scouse impersonators
Silly pathetic girly
Silly pathetic woman
Macho dickhead
Bonnie Langford
Neighbours
Lost keys
Phony friend
Ungrateful accusing mate
The Royal Family
Stock, Aitken and Waterman
Smiling Judas
Heartbreaking, lying friend
Myra Hindley
Acid rain
Stinking rich female in furs
Disloyal lover
Wife and child beater
Drunken abuser
Racist bully
The Sun newspaper
AIDS inventor
Leon Brittan
All nonces
Massive, massive oil slick
Jimmy Tarbuck
Loneliness
Cancer
Hunger
Greed
Gut-wrenching disappointment
Evil, gossiping fashion bastard
Tasteless A&R wanker
Hard, cold fish
Overdraft like a mountain
The Jimmy Swaggart Show
The Tory invention of the non-working class
Poll tax
Commie bashers
Mister Jesse Helms
Hillsborough
Weird British judges
Apartheid
John Lennon’s murder
Anyone’s murder
The breakdown of the NHS
The death of the rain forest
Heysel Stadium
Rednecks
Rape
Homelessness
The all-American way
Clause 28
Tiananmen Square
Sexual harassment
Nelson Mandela’s imprisonment
Nancy’s turn
Ronnie’s turn
Miscarriage
Where were you?

IMPERFECT LIST (Version 2)

Adolf Hitler
Mike Gatting
Terry and June
Fuckin’ bastard Thatcher
Insincere social climber of mixed origin
Overdose
Scouse impersonators
Macho dickhead
Bonnie Langford
Poll tax
Neighbours
Lost keys
Phony friend
The Royal Family
Stock, Aitken and Waterman
Heartbreaking, lying friend
Smiling Judas
Myra Hindley
Acid rain
Stinking rich female in furs
Disloyal lover
Wife and child beater
Drunken abuser
Racist bully
The Sun newspaper
AIDS inventor
Leon Brittan
All nonces
Massive, massive oil slick
Loneliness
Cancer
Hard, cold fish
Hunger
Greed
Imperfect list
Gut-wrenching disappointment
Homeless
Evil, gossiping fashion bastard
Radio One
Tasteless A&R wanker
Nurse Ratched
The Tory invention of the non-working class
Cold turkey
Mister Jesse Helms
Fractured coccyx
Hillsborough
Weird British judges
Depression
Apartheid
J. Edgar Hoover
John Lennon’s murder
Hiroshima
Anyone’s murder
Vietnam
The breakdown of the NHS
The bomb
Heysel Stadium
Police harassment
The death of the rain forest
The Troubles
Rednecks
The clamp
Rape
Imprisonment of innocents
The all-American way
The sending off of Len Shackleton
Red sock in the white washing
Nancy’s turn
Tiananmen Square
Ronnie’s turn
Sexual harassment
Jimmy Tarbuck
Mile-long check-out queue
Sick baby
Nelson Mandela’s imprisonment
Miscarriage
Where were you?

BIG HARD EXCELLENT FISH

And The Question Remains

In memory of Josie Jones.

Where were you?

Bird Hard Excellent Fish

1164TP7CDP

I Have Forgiven Jesus

ATKXS011

01 I Have Forgiven Jesus
02 No One Can Hold A Candle To You
03 The Slum Mums
04 The Public Image

INFO > Poor old miserable Morrissey is no stranger to controversy, nor shy about raising anyone’s hackles. Lyrically ambiguous “I Have Forgiven Jesus” was the fourth single released from his 2004 LP, “You Are The Quarry.” Moz has always been generous with the B-sides; “No One Can Hold A Candle To You” is the highlight here.

Related to yesterday’s post: I just learned that the spoken-word composition that Morrissey frequently uses to open his live shows is “Imperfect List”, written and performed by Pete Wylie, along with his girlfriend at the time, Josie Jones. It was released as a single in 1990 under the artist name Big Hard Excellent Fish: