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Morrissey announces new special reissue of ‘Bona Drag’

Morrissey has announced a special reissue of his classic 1990 compilation record Bona Drag

The release comes as part of HMV’s 100th-anniversary celebration. The music and film Highstreet shop has overseen some tricky times of late with online competition and pandemic-induced closures, but to celebrate its centenary it will be reissuing a selection of classic vinyl. 

HMV originally distributed the original compilation on its own label offshoot back in October 1990 where it competed with the likes of Nick Caves and the Bad Seeds’ The Good Son and A Tribe Called Quest’s People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm, for shelf space. 

The compilation features the likes of ‘Everyday Is Like Sunday’, ‘Suedehead’ and ‘The Bed Took Fire’ and a slew of other tracks from Viva Hate and the likes. 

The problem for fans of the controversial former Smiths frontman is that this deluxe transparent green vinyl will be limited to only 750 copies. It is accompanied by a poster and a photoset by Linder Sterling with Morrissey in London’s Hoxton Square. 

The album will go on sale on July 24th in HMV stores and the remaining records will be available online from 4pm that day. 

However, for those in search of new Morrissey music, you can view The Simpsons parody by clicking here, and it is by proxy some of his best work in years.

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