The Simpsons is the only family that has had any kind of luxury guests during its more than 10 seasons, from U2, Smashing Pumpkins, Bill Clinton, Marie Curie, Venus and Serena Williams, and now, they decided to include another English personality.
A ‘Morrissey Fake’ on The Simpsons?
It is nothing more than Morrissey, the vegetarian and radical English who is against the monarchical system, but there was a detail, since He did not want to lend his voice for the Simpsons series, which is why they had to improvise.
Now it was the turn of the Manchester Divo, who appeared a few days ago with Lisa Simpson in one of the chapters and was called “Panic on the Streets of Springfield”, which is a tribute to “Panic” by The Smiths. “
Morrissey did not like his intervention in The Simpsons
Despite the best efforts of the writers and animators, Morrissey He did not like his participation in the Simpsons program and he even published a message on social networks where he disapproves of his intervention and even plans to sue the production.
What’s more, Morrissey did not want to lend his voice for the series, but the result was pleasant and they even wrote a song for his speech.
But since they could not use the name of Morrissey, they decided to call him Quilloughby, a singer from a UK indie band called The Snuffs and that tells its story.
The voice of this “Morrissey Fake” is performed by actor Benedict Cumberbatch and in the episode he becomes the imaginary friend of Lisa, since they have many things in common such as being vegetarian.
In this chapter there is a clear reference to the songs of The SmithsSo they decided to create a song very much in the style of the band and the result is surprising.
The Simpsons: Listen to the fun tribute they made to Morrissey
Thus, Benedict Cumberbatch surprised us with his talents as a vocalist, as he sang with Yeardley Smith (who plays Lisa in America) and they created a beautiful piece called “Everyone Is Horrid Except Me (And Possibly You)”.
This song was written by Bret McKenzie of the duo Flight of the Conchords and of course the song sounds like Morrissey completely.
Even in the title the attempt was good, since it is a name that would surely have been “Moz” in some of his songs.
Without more to say, listen to Benedict Cumberbatch singing “Everyone Is Horrid Except Me (And Possibly You)”, the homage that The Simpsons made to Morrissey: