Song of the Day #5,315: ‘Speedway’ – Morrissey

‘Speedway’ is the closing track on Morrissey’s 1994 album Vauxhall and I, arguably his finest solo release. My personal fave is 1992’s Your Arsenal but this one if right up there.

Morrissey has released nine more albums since but none of them managed the mix of angst, wit and whimsy quite like this one and its predecessors. I’d argue that any legit fan of Morrissey needs to know everything The Smiths ever did plus those first four solo albums.

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