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30 Pieces Of Wisdom Learned From The Smiths

As well as producing some of the finest indie-rock of the 1980s, did you know Moz and co were a font of knowledge, too?

Amongst the forefathers of the Madchester music scene, singing about comatose girlfriends, panic on the streets of Carlisle and just what a lovely thing death might be, The Smiths weren't exactly the cheeriest bunch. But, with their music every bit as loved now as it was three decades ago, a peek into their songbook doesn't just show doom and gloom but also great wisdom. Here, we look at the top 30 nuggets of knowledge from Manchester's finest.

(Images: Rex/AllStar)

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