The Smiths - missing tracks

bloc party

New Member
Sorry for opening this thread but I need some help in finding working links for tracks that I'm missing in my Smiths collection.

These are the tracks:

The Headmaster Ritual (Phil Brown edit) {3:45}
* original USA and Canada 7" single of "How Soon Is Now?"

Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now (longer version) {3:56}
* very first pressing of the UK edition of the "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" 12" single

How Soon Is Now? (Phil Brown edit) {3:53}
* original USA 12" and USA and Canada 7"s of "How Soon Is Now?"

ow Soon Is Now? (other edit) {5:30}
* UK Buzz #004, a USA radio-only sampler LP

Miserable Lie {4:27} (live Oxford 18 March 1985)
* Rough Trade compilation
(Canada and Holland various artists compilation)

The Queen Is Dead {6:06}
* UK cd-single #1 and Europe cd-single re-release of "How Soon Is Now?"

Shakespeare's Sister {2:09} (live Hollywood Palladium 27 June 1985) {2:16}
* "Rarities vol. 2", various artists promo compilation cd

Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others (edit) {3:01}
* Germany-only "Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others" single, all formats

Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others (without fade-in) {3:14}
* "The Queen Is Dead" album
(CBS or Festival Records releases in Australia only)

What Difference Does It Make? (single edit) {3:25}
* 7" single of "What Difference Does It Make?" (except in the USA and Canada)

What She Said (live Oxford Apollo, 18 March 1985) {2:35}
* "Poll Winners" free EP with NME from May 1985

William, It Was Really Nothing (live at Oxford Apollo 18 March 1985)
* 12" test pressing of the "Meat Is Murder" aborted live EP

Work Is A Four Letter Word (edit) {2:09}
* 7" single of "Girlfriend In A Coma"


I hope someone can help me.

P.S. Sorry for my poor english:)
 
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Dave2006

Active Member
It is a VERY long list for a newbie to ask for. If it were just one or two songs you were after I might have volunteered to upload...but not so many.

Can I suggest you start your search here http://www.ebay.com/ and then come back in a few months time when your list is shorter?

Feel free to upload them as and when you buy them and rip them...

Dave
 

bloc party

New Member
It is a VERY long list for a newbie to ask for. If it were just one or two songs you were after I might have volunteered to upload...but not so many.

Can I suggest you start your search here http://www.ebay.com/ and then come back in a few months time when your list is shorter?

Feel free to upload them as and when you buy them and rip them...

Dave
I know it's a long list but if you could upload one or two of them it would be great.
 

The Fourth Gender

New Member
I can't wait to see the link. I am very grateful for this!
No problem. I think many of us were in your position at some point. I would not have all the rarities I have if not for the generosity of some people on this forum.

The only one I don't seem to have is the "other edit" of "How Soon is Now?", which I only recently found out about.

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=Z0YL17Y5

Size: 76.82 MB

I've included different versions of some of the songs you asked for. One version of "Heaven..." is from vinyl, the other is an edit someone here made from the standard CD version. With "Headmaster Ritual," one is the straight vinyl transfer and the other was cleaned up and treated with effects.
 
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CemetryGates

Will Not Smile For Anyone
No problem. I think many of us were in your position at some point. I would not have all the rarities I have if not for the generosity of some people on this forum.

The only one I don't seem to have is the "other edit" of "How Soon is Now?", which I only recently found out about.

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=Z0YL17Y5

Size: 76.82 MB

I've included different versions of some of the songs you asked for. One version of "Heaven..." is from vinyl, the other is an edit someone here made from the standard CD version. With "Headmaster Ritual," one is the straight vinyl transfer and the other was cleaned up and treated with effects.
Miserable Lie {4:27} (live Oxford 18 March 1985)
* Rough Trade compilation
(Canada and Holland various artists compilation)

Is that included here? Is it from the bootleg of the show or the actual recording from the release?

Finally, here is the "other edit" of HSIN. I've posted the Intro & Outro that was included before and after the track too if anyone wants them.

http://www.sendspace.com/file/r4ajqx - Song

http://www.sendspace.com/file/rlzqyb - Intro

http://www.sendspace.com/file/vncaxd - Outro
 

The Fourth Gender

New Member
Miserable Lie {4:27} (live Oxford 18 March 1985)
* Rough Trade compilation
(Canada and Holland various artists compilation)

Is that included here? Is it from the bootleg of the show or the actual recording from the release?
The one I included runs 5:16, but it is mixed and edited differently from the live bootleg of that show that I have. It also fades out at the end. I have no idea what the source is.
 

CemetryGates

Will Not Smile For Anyone
The one I included runs 5:16, but it is mixed and edited differently from the live bootleg of that show that I have. It also fades out at the end. I have no idea what the source is.
I've never come across one edited in such a way or with that running time. Passions lists the running time at 4:27 but I've seen other sources list it at 5:17. See this link: http://www.discogs.com/release/1177173. Of course the song/performance is the same with the difference being crowd noise.

Thanks for posting it!
 
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The Fourth Gender

New Member
I've never come across one edited in such a way or with that running time. Passions lists the running time at 4:27 but I've seen other sources list it at 5:17. See this link: http://www.discogs.com/release/1177173. Of course the song/performance is the same with the difference being crowd noise.

Thanks for posting it!
Hmm...so do you think the one I posted might actually be the Rough Trade compilation version? It's weird that Passions would have an incorrect running time, but there's no way it could run 4:27 unless about 30 seconds of the song were edited out. Hmm...

The only aspect that gives me pause is the fact that my file starts rather abruptly.
 

CemetryGates

Will Not Smile For Anyone
I think it might be the real one, yeah.
 
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Stephane

Pashernate member
I've never come across one edited in such a way or with that running time. Passions lists the running time at 4:27 but I've seen other sources list it at 5:17.
Oh that's very likely a copy-and-paste error. 4:27 is the length of the song's studio version. The live version from that compilation is indeed 5:17.

Sorry for the delay in replying, I'm just back from a few weeks in sunny Greece.

Stephane
 
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