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The 10 Most Mexican Morrissey/Smiths Songs of All Time

The question continues to get asked: Why do Mexicans like Morrissey so much? The short answer is the music: as I wrote in 2002, "For all the machismo and virulent existentialism that Mexican music espouses, there is another side -- a morbid fascination with getting your heart and dreams broken by others, usually in death." In other words, Morrissey -- and behold 10 proofs for my conclusion: the most Mexican Morrissey/Smiths songs of them all.

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