My Classic Album with Mike Norris


Episode 6: 'The Queen Is Dead' with Nathan Stephens-Griffin

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Episode 6 of 'My Classic Album' is here! Mike is joined by member of DIY pop group Martha and old school chum Nathan Stephens-Griffin. Together they look back on the Smiths 1986 classic 'The Queen Is Dead'.

Nathan talks about discovering both the album and the band during his teenage years and how Morrissey's lyrics inspired him and continue to to this day.

Which track on the album does Nathan call one of the best pop songs of all time?

Who is the Mr Shankly ridiculed on Track 2 of the album?

Which track was the song that introduced Mike to the Smiths?

All this and more on this episode of 'My Classic Album'.

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Mike Norris