Bengali in Platforms

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"Bengali in Platforms"
Song by Morrissey from the album Viva Hate
Released March 22, 1988
Recorded Winter 1987
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:55
Label HMV
Writer Morrissey/Street
Producer Stephen Street
Viva Hate track listing
  1. "Alsatian Cousin"
  2. "Little Man, What Now?"
  3. "Everyday Is Like Sunday"
  4. "Bengali in Platforms"
  5. "Angel, Angel Down We Go Together"
  6. "Late Night, Maudlin Street"
  7. "Suedehead"
  8. "Break Up the Family"
  9. "The Ordinary Boys"
  10. "I Don't Mind If You Forget Me"
  11. "Dial-a-Cliché"
  12. "Margaret on the Guillotine"

"Bengali in Platforms" is a Morrissey song from his debut album Viva Hate. It refers to a Bengali boy who is living in the UK, and trying, but failing, to fit in.[1] The title for the song was penned in a "Smiths" session after guitarist Johnny Marr left the group, they were rehearsing with former Easterhouse member Ivor Perry.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zuberi, Nabeel (2001). Sounds English: Transnational Popular Music. Chicago: University of Illinois Press. p. 62. ISBN 9780252026201. 

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