DEATH OF A DISCO DANCER

The death of a disco dancer
Well, it happens a lot 'round here
And if you think Peace
Is a common goal
That goes to show
How little you know

The death of a disco dancer
Well, I'd rather not get involved
I never talk to my neighbour
I'd rather not get involved
Oh ...

Love, peace and harmony ?
Love, peace and harmony ?
Oh, very nice
Very nice
Very nice
Very nice
...But maybe in the next world

Love, peace and harmony ?
Love, peace and harmony ?
Oh, very nice
Very nice
Very nice
Very nice
Very nice
...But maybe in the next world
Maybe in the next world
Maybe in the next world

Oh, love, peace and harmony ?
Love, peace and harmony ?
Oh, very nice
Very nice
Very nice
...Oh, but maybe in the next world
Maybe in the next world
(In the next world, in the next world, in the next world)
(In the next world, in the next world, in the next world)
The next world, the next world
Oh ...

The death of a disco dancer
The death of a disco dancer
The death of a disco dancer


An epic song, backed by a laconic bass part, and an outlandish performance from drummer Joyce. Morrissey's cynical lyrics decay into a mad clash of instruments, famously featuring Morrissey's only credit other than words (his piano "playing", i.e. random bashing about on the keys). We see a return of Bigmouth Strikes Again's weird speeded-up vocals in the climax, as Morrissey repeatedly intones the song title (which is yet another example of one of Morrissey's favourite literary devices, alliteration).

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