University of St Andrews - When awkwardness is a bonus

June 4, 2009

An academic at the University of St Andrews has said that the singer Morrissey should be credited for his awkward nature and that he has yet to receive the recognition he deserves. In a book published to coincide with Morrissey's 50th birthday this year, Gavin Hopps, of the School of Divinity, argues that the singer is the greatest lyricist in the history of British popular music and that his oddity is key to his achievements. The book, Morrissey: The Pageant of His Bleeding Heart, is published by Continuum.

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