Margaret on the Guillotine

Album: Viva Hate (1988)

Songfacts®:

  • This song controversially describes the death of Margaret Thatcher as a "wonderful dream." Morrissey recalled in his 2013 autobiography that the lyrics so concerned the authorities that Special Branch brought the singer in for questioning to determine whether or not he was actually a threat to the Prime Minister. After about an hour of questions, he signed some autographs and left.

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