"Friday Mourning" as written by and Steven Patrick/whyte Morrissey....
Friday mourning, I'm dressed in black
Douse the houselights, I'm not coming back
For years, I warned you
Through tears, I told you
Friday mourning, there comes a time
Before that breaks this very smug mug of mine

This dawn raid soon put paid to
All the things I'd whispered to you
At night time
And I will never stand naked in front of you
Or if I do, it won't be for a long time

Look once to me, look once to me
Then look away
Look once to me, then look away

And when they hold me down
And when they kick me down the stairs
I see the faces all lined up before me
Of teachers and of parents and bosses
Who all share a point of view
You are a loser
You are a loser

Friday, Friday mourning
Dressed in black
I won't be coming back


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"Friday Mourning" as written by Alain Gordon Whyte Steven Morrissey

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    General CommentI've always adored this song. It's bleak funereal lyrics - one's letting go of all they know in this life and preparing for the unknown - though set to the most glorious hymn-like chord progression which allows the words to transcend their typical Morrissey self-loathing and refusal to succumbness to approach a resigned but reverant acceptance of an end to something and the beginning of something else. On a musical note, "Friday Mourning" features some of Moz's most gorgeous vocal improvs/yodels towards the end of the song -- approaching "The Boy With The Thorn In His Side" in their floating loveliness that just completes this song with a caress.
    davidbeauyon March 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentCan't believe it's a B-side -- this is Morrissey at his best. This is one on which to pop the champagne and dance around with whomever is available. Once I hear this live, I'm pressing the re-start button.
    Brixton66on June 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYou guys are sooooooooooooooooo... right. Can't you just feel it go through your soul
    morrisseyfoolon November 21, 2009   Link

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