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The Smiths - "There is a Light That Never Goes Out"

The Smiths There is a Light That Never Goes Out

Release Type: User
Audio Type: Single-track
Reductions: Yes (Authored)
Pitched Vocals: Yes
Vocals Gender: Male (1)

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Author Notes

Finally this long-awaited (for those who've known it's coming) song gets released! Originally I had planned to release this as part of C3thon last year, but when I had to cut down my 5-pack to a 3-pack due to personal reasons, this was one of the two to get the axe. I was able to release Add it Up not too long afterwards, and intended for this one to follow soon after that. That didn't happen of course due to my increasing disdain for polishing vocals. But with the help of super cool user *** GreenPanda12 ***, I was able to get this one released before the year 2020. Not only did he fix up the vocal chart, but he also completely revamped and finished up the very bare-bones keys chart I had started. I originally was going to put a key-less V1.0, but thanks to Panda, we get the full-band treatment!
So Morrissey is kind of a dick. Lets get that out of the way. One of the reasons this one was cut from my original 5-pack was due to then-recent statements he had made casually defending Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein during the height of the #MeToo movement last year. But for as long as he's been in the public eye, he's been no stranger to controversy. I don't have time to open all of those cans of worms, so I'll just pivot away from the frontman himself to say that The Smiths as a band were great! They are highly influential in the indie rock scene especially, and considering this is one of their most popular songs, I'm honored to be the one to bring it to you guys!
Guitar has some difficult chord changes that'll keep you on your toes. Drums are pretty simple. Bass was actually surprisingly varied and seems like a fun alternative to the chord-heavy guitar chart. And if you're a fan of the song, I'm sure singing along will be just great!
Anyway guitar, bass, drums, and rough vocals done by me. Polished vocals and keys done by GreenPanda12! Thanks again for the help, Panda!
NOTE: I have not tested this song on all instruments, let alone all difficulties. Keys especially may be a little messed up on this one considering I don't have a keyboard controller. Also it was the first time I've reduced a key chart with any sort of substance to it. So if you experience any problems, please contact me and I'll try and address them as quickly as possible.
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May 20, 2018

At last! Thank you :)

May 20, 2018

Awesome! Thanks! And if you haven't listened to Morrissey's newest solo album, try it out! Spent the Day in Bed is particularly catchy.

Zombie Capone
May 20, 2018

One hell of awesome release !!! Thx you so much :D 

I was hoping for this one to come out.  

Thank you, always wanted this one!

May 21, 2018

Awesome! Thanks! And if you haven't listened to Morrissey's newest solo album, try it out! Spent the Day in Bed is particularly catchy.

Agreed. Same with "I Wish You Lonely".


But thank you so much for this release! <3  I love love love more Smiths!

May 21, 2018

hello friend I want to thank you for this wonderful song, I have noticed that the song has no camera effect and lighting, I like it and I can do it and so the song is complete that you say? :)

May 21, 2018
Thank you so much for this great song!
May 27, 2018

Just voxbassed this and it was a blast (even though I only got a 91% and 3 stars on vocals because Morrissey). This is probably my favorite Smiths songs (but I'm a fairly casual fan). Super fun bass part (which I expected) and the vocals were charted very nicely. I especially liked the mmms and the British spelling of tonne, lolol



June 18, 2019

My favourite song by my favourite band! Thanks so much, I can't wait to play it! <3