Song of the Day #1,548: ‘Asleep’ – The Smiths

I’m interrupting this weekend’s random selection for a last-minute movie review/song appreciation.

I just got in from seeing The Perks of Being a Wallflower, a lovely adaptation of Stephen Chbosky’s 1999 novel (Chbosky wrote the screenplay and directed the film himself). The movie contains several references to the song ‘Asleep’ by The Smiths — the closing track of their 1987 singles compilation Louder Than Bombs.

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