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    The queen is dead is basically a eulogy to the bristish monarchy. Whereas the s** pistols sang about having god save the queen, the smiths say: don't bother, the queen is dead. Meaning the whole monarchy is irrelevant to the common man.
    It has some funny lyrics referencing the time many years back when a young man broke into the queens bedroom using just a "spanner" (wrench). Only morrissey could rhyme "spanner" with "piano"
    Also, picturing prince charles just itching to ascend to the throne so much that he starts wearing the queens garments and then appearing on the cover of the newspaper "the daily mail" just cracks me up.
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