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Mexrrissey's Spanish blast of Morrissey rocks an L.A. crowd

Mexrrissey's Spanish blast of Morrissey rocks an L.A. crowd

It is hard to say which song drove the crowd more bananas. Was it "Girlfriend in a Coma," the wickedly morbid Smiths single from 1987, delivered as a cha-cha-cha with cowbell? Maybe it was the acoustic rendition of "Mexico," British crooner Morrissey's paean to the land of the eagle and the nopal — a song that induced hugging throughout the audience. Or perhaps it was the band's version of "The Last of the Famous International Playboys," studded with jazzy Tijuana Brass-style trumpets and accordion riffs. One thing is for sure: Mexrrissey, the project band that transforms the moody songs of former Smiths frontman Morrissey with Spanish lyrics...

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