Song of the Day #4,832: ‘Little Man, What Now?’ – Morrissey

The second track on Morrissey’s solo debut, 1987’s Viva Hate, ‘Little Man, What Now?’ takes its title from a 1932 German novel (later adapted into movies in both Germany and the United States). The song’s lyrics have nothing to do with the plot of the novel, however.

Instead, this short tune memorializes the career of a child star who faded into obscurity after reaching adulthood.

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