This is a romantic hymn to the country of Israel. Morrissey explained to the London Sunday Times why he wrote the song:
"I have made many trips there and I was given the keys to Tel Aviv by the mayor. Everybody was so very nice to me and I'm aware that there's a constant backlash against the country that I could never quite understand. I feel people are judging the country by its government, which you shouldn't do. You can't blame the people for the rulership. Israel is beautiful."
Morrissey is a cult star in Israel of huge proportions. In 2012 he was made a Freeman of the city of Tel Aviv.
John Lennon wrote "The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill" about Richard Cooke, a hunter he met at the Maharishi's camp in India. Cooke hasn't shot anything since the camp, except with his camera - he became a freelance photographer for National Geographic.
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.