CULTURE & ARTS

Morrissey Birthday: The Smiths Frontman And Perpetual Downer Turns 54 (VIDEOS)

SEATTLE, WA - MARCH 06:  Morrissey performs at The Moore Theater on March 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Mat Hayw
SEATTLE, WA - MARCH 06: Morrissey performs at The Moore Theater on March 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Mat Hayward/FilmMagic)

Today is the birthday of Steven Patrick Morrissey, that devilish Smiths frontman who dazzles us year after year with his sharp tongue and gorgeous hair. That's right, wax your quiff do's and prepare your baritone imitations, because Mr. Morrissey is turning 54.

We wouldn't want to sour the British singer's big day with wishes of well-being and good fortune, so we are conjuring up the unhappiest of birthday toasts by putting together a slideshow of some of his greatest hits. From "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out" to "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now," get ready for a dose of the perpetual Mondays below.

PHOTO GALLERY
Morrissey's Greatest Hits
CONVERSATIONS