Morrissey has introduced his subsequent studio album. I Am Not a Dog on a Chain, produced by Joe Chicarelli, arrives March 20 by way of BMG. He’s additionally shared a single: “Bobby, Don’t You Think They Know?” is embedded under. It options the Motown singer Thelma Houston.
In a press launch, Houston mentioned: “One of the biggest joys for me in this business is getting the opportunity to collaborate with other top artists. I love the challenge to see if what I do can work with what they’re doing. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn’t. I think the blend of what Morrissey is singing and what I’m singing really works on ‘Bobby.’ And it was a lot of fun working with M in the studio too!”
When Morrissey introduced his final album, California Son, with a slate of company, some said 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 acquired concerned with this
monitor as a result of I’ve recognized about his music for fairly a while. Back in
2012, I was collaborating with an artist named Gabe Noel, and he
steered we attempt some covers. And when he talked about a Morrissey tune
known as ‘Suedehead,’ as quickly as I heard ‘it was a good lay’ lyric – I
laughed and was like… Ok let’s reduce it!
The new LP marks Morrissey’s first assortment of unique materials since 2017’s Low in High School. Since then, the singer has launched 2019’s California Son, a file 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, Broken Social Scene’s Ariel Engle, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, and extra.
Since then, Morrissey has been on the middle of a number of controversies. He publicly defended Kevin Spacey, made polarizing statements concerning the #MeToo motion, and wore a pin that includes the emblem of the far-right political social gathering the For Britain Movement on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
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I Am Not a Dog on a Chain:
01 Jim Jim Falls
02 Love Is on Its Way Out
03 Bobby, Don’t You Think They Know?
04 I Am Not a Dog on a Chain
05 What Kind of People Live in These Houses?
06 Knockabout World
07 Darling, I Hug a Pillow
08 Once I Saw the River Clean
09 The Truth About Ruth
10 The Secret of Music
11 My Hurling Days Are Done