Vicar In A Tutu (track) by The Smiths

Vicar In A Tutu by The Smiths
Year: 1986
From the album The Queen Is Dead (track #8)
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From 02/21/2022 21:10
Why?? Tracks 6, 7, 9 and 10 would be the best run of songs on any album ever in my view, but this jokey carny little song in the middle of them just ruins it!
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From 06/16/2021 09:07
When the weakest song on the album is still a delight then you know this is a timeless record.
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From 09/01/2017 19:02
This track reminds me of when the Beatles would throw lightweight folksy pop ditties onto their albums, particularly on the White Album (Rocky Raccoon or Bungalow Bill somehow come to mind when I think of the parallels) which was a record that Johnny Marr adored very much.

Like Frankly Mr. Shankly, it's strange, entertaining, and is a nice breath between two monumentally good tracks. Along with Cemetery Gates, Bigmouth Strikes Again, and most of the rest of TQID, it serves to straddle the line between a genuine romantic narrative and a funny satirical outlook on human existence.

Quite cool for what it is.
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From 05/18/2017 12:07
Not sure if I love this or not, but a strange, nice song :D
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From 08/16/2016 09:51
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From 05/28/2015 02:01
What's everyone's problem with this? I think it's good.
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From 07/04/2014 22:43
meh
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From 04/18/2013 18:28
Nothing wrong with a Vicar In A Tutu.
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