New Morrissey – “I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris”

Based on fan-captured YouTubes of Moz’s newest songs, our expectations for Years Of Refusal have been high. When we posted about the Jacksonville live debut of this first single in July of 2007, even the queasy camerawork couldn’t keep us from getting excited for the real deal. Better 17 months later than never, although aside from an engine rev intro it sounds pretty similar. Don’t be fooled by the cheerful melody, he’s getting amorous with city of lights because only stone and steel accept his love: “Nobody needs my love/ Nobody wants my love,” etc. In case your holidays weren’t lonely enough…

Years Of Refusal is out 2/17 on Attack/Lost Highway. 2009 US tour begins later that month.

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