Favorite Lyrics From the Smiths

I suppose this could be called Favorite Lyrics Morrissey Wrote During The Smiths. But I'm an old gal who Ioves that band with all her ❤️ and it's one glorious unit to me. The Smiths brought smarts to music. I mean, would Madonna have used the brilliant homonyms "I am the son and heir?"
  1. "If you ever need self-validation, just meet me in the alley by the railway station"
    I Want the One I Can't Have
  2. "I'm here with the cause, I'm holding the torch. In the corner of your room can you hear me? And when you're dancing and laughing and finally living hear my voice in your head and think of me kindly"
    Rubber Ring
  3. "There's more to books you know but not much more"
    Handsome Devil
  4. "You left your tired family grieving and you think they're sad because you're leaving. But did you see the jealously in the eyes of the ones who had to stay behind?"
  5. "And in the darkened underpass I thought Oh God, my chance has come at last, but then a strange fear gripped me and I just couldn't ask"
    There's a Light That Never Goes Out
  6. "Behind the hatred there lies a plundering desire for love"
    The Boy With the Thorn in His Side
  7. "Jury, you've heard every word so before you decide would you look into those "Mother me" eyes I love you for you, my love, you my love you my love, you my love"
    Sweet and Tender Hooligan
  8. "You should know Time's tide will smother you and I will too"
    That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
  9. "On the day that your mentality decides to try to catch up with your biology, come round..."
    I Want the One I Can't Have
  10. "Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head And as I climb into an empty bed Oh well. Enough said."
    I Know It's Over
  11. "It took a tattooed boy from Birkenhead to really, really open her eyes."
    What She Said