1. At least Morrissey meant it, Coldplay/Travis etc. sure as hell don't.
2. At least they had a wry sense of humour, they *knew* they were moping, the joke was on them
3. They were still quite, quite brilliant.
Also his solo career is still brilliant, some people say that he has declined but his songs are still better than anyone else's.......end of!
I Want The One I Can't Have
I could list everyone of the Smiths songs but these will do