Morrissey, Years of Refusal [Attack/Lost Highway]
Our rating: 3.5 out of a possible 5
After years in Los Angeles, the master of melancholy is finally channeling the Southern California vibesin a punky sort of way. With anthemic guitars and chunky bass lines, Mozzer sounds like an English version of Social Distortiononly with better lyrics and that operatic voice. Matt Hendrickson
The music video for "I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris"