Entertainment 22.8.2017 08:32 pm

Morrissey returns with new album, more politics

Rock icon Morrissey will release his first album in three years, his new label distributor announced Tuesday, promising that the work will offer fresh political insights from the outspoken singer.

"Low in High-School," the 11th solo studio album from the British artist whose morose, sardonic lyricism has won him an impassioned fan base, will come out on November 17.

Morrissey returns with new album, more politics
Morrissey returns with new album, more politics

Morrissey returns with new album, more politics

Rock icon Morrissey will release his first album in three years, his new label distributor announced Tuesday, promising that the work will offer fresh political insights from the outspoken singer.

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Iran in talks to unblock Twitter, says new minister
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