|1. 'Saturday Night Special'-Lesa Cormier & The Sundown Playboys|
|2. ‘Trash'-The New York Dolls|
|3. 'Woodpecker Rock'-Nat Couty|
|4. 'So Little Time'-Diana Dors|
|5. 'Breaking The Rules'-Ludus|
|6. 'One Hand Loose'-Charlie Feathers|
|7. 'Great Horse'-Tyrannosaurus Rex|
|8. '(There Goes) The Forgotten Man'-Jimmy Radcliff|
|9. 'De Castrow'-Jaybee Wasden|
|10. 'Judy Is A Punk'-Ramones|
|11. 'Arts & Crafts Spectacular'-Sparks|
|12. 'Swan Lake'-The Cats|
|13. 'All That Is My Own'-Nico|
|14. 'Hey Joe'-Patti Smith|
|15. 'Death'-Klaus Nomi|
However, I fully expected this compilation to be utterly awful. I might love Morrissey but it certainly isn't blind love, in fact I've always thought a lot of the music he liked was quite frankly a bit rubbish.
Yet, when I finally got around to listening to the album two days after I bought it, I found it both compulsive and exciting. I'll freely admit that I had only heard of 10 or so of the 15 artists featured, and I was pleasently surprised to find how enjoyable most of the tracks were. Bands like the New York Dolls and T Rex I've always admired, yet it was some of the bands that I had heard little of that jumped out, Ludus, the Sundown Playboys and the Cats all impressing.
Of course, it's not all good. Certain tracks seem out of place, grainy old records following up new wave for example. It lacks a sense on continuity throughout, although perhaps that is what makes it compulsive listening - waiting to see what Moz has thrown on next. A few tracks almost lived up to my pre-purchase 'utterly awful' expectations, yet perhaps it is because I had such low expectations that I have been so pleasently surprised by the album. The sleeve notes from the man himself are a nice touch, and if you're a fan of Morrissey then you'd be a fool not to pick up this album.
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