Morrissey seems to be getting a bit quirkier with age. No, we don’t mean all the Duck Dynasty business (though that was something, wasn’t it?). We mean his album covers, which in the last ten years have included posing with a prop tommy gun, and holding a baby. And he’s got another great image adorning the front of his new single — the title track for his upcoming album World Peace Is None of Your Business.
We’re not sure if that’s Morrissey’s dog, but we like the idea of Moz dressed casual and playing fetch with man’s best friend on the weekends. Something comforting about that…
The actual LP, due later this year, was produced by Joe Chiccarelli (White Stripes, Beck, The Strokes) and features Morrissey’s live backing band: Boz Boorer and Jesse Tobias (guitar), Solomon Walker (bass), Matthew Walker (drums), and Gustavo Manzur (keyboards).
World Peace Is None of Your Business will be released in July via Harvest/Capitol.
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