After captivating fans for years with lyrics like “every day is silent and gray” and “to die by your side is such a heavenly way to die,” pop icon Morrissey is transitioning to fiction this fall.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the king of sad songs will release his first novel, with the very Morrissey title List of the Lost, next month. Unfortunately, the novel does not yet have a firm on-sale date, or an official synopsis, so we don’t really have any idea what it’s about. This is Morrissey we’re talking about, though, so expect lots of wit and even more sexy moping.

Personally, I’m happy to buy the book, but what I’m really looking forward to is Peter Serafinowicz’s audiobook version, performed exactly like this: