Before there was emo, there was Morrissey – the very embodiment of melancholy, and one of the la

He's back again with songs of lament to God, love Morrissey style and dire discontent for everything you can think of with his latest album Ringleader of the Tormentors. Though the whole album is pretty depressing, at least it's honest and doesn't give into trying to make amends with today's pop/rock.

What true Morrissey fan couldn't appreciate a love song that echoes “I will give you my heart/that's at least if I have one?” As always, Morrissey doesn't fail to disappoint his true fans with his poetic lyrics, a harmonious rock band with some very powerful stringed instruments and a bit of piano here and there.

Grade: A