In the interest of saving our ADHD friends from too much of a read, this snippet will hit quick at the importance of this record and the quality of The Smiths “Rank”.
“Rank” is a 1987 release. It didn’t come about during the band’s actual tenure, but posthumously as a contract requirement. I was recently asked about my thoughts on this record while DJ’ing the last CASUAL. I was asked by a person whose tastes differ on many different musical subjects, yet we both managed to come to the same exact conclusion on this album.
The Smiths legacy is massive. Actually, it’s unquantifiable. Most fans and critics will tell you that in order to “get into” the band, you should start with “The Queen Is Dead” or “Strangeways, Here We Come”...Read More