Unloveable

This new Morrissey T-shirt is inadvisable on practically every level

Any cut-rate Smith fan will no doubt have the lyrics to their 1986 moaner “Unloveable” memorized and possibly even carved into their Trapper Keeper.

But even the most rabid Mozzer fanatic might be at a loss to justify the context in which he’s decided to use those lyrics.

So goes the song: “I wear black on the outside, because black is how I feel on the inside.”

Well, now that line is emblazoned on an official Morrissey T-shirt, wreathed around a photograph of late author and social critic James Baldwin.

Here’s the end result:

The shirt will be available for sale at Morrissey’s upcoming North American tour, as reported by the official Morrissey website True To You.

Perhaps this is first in a series of racially-charged Morrissey T-shirts based on his lyrics, and next in line will be designs for “Asian Rut,” “The National Front Disco,” and “Bengali in Platforms.”

To line his coffers a bit more, he could even commission an official Morrissey T-shirt that simply reads, “The Chinese are a subspecies.”

h/t: Pitchfork