"It was very flattering because he'd turned so many multi-million selling pop acts down, so I was delighted that he said yes to scruffy old me. He was very shy, and he was heavily surrounded and shielded. There's no way that he and I would end up at the local pub playing darts." Morrissey on landing a string arrangement by revered composer Ennio Morricone on his new tune DEAR GOD PLEASE HELP ME.