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==Information==
 
 
 
===Recording===
 
 
 
===Release===
 
 
  
 
==Track list==
 
==Track list==
  
 
===7" Vinyl===
 
===7" Vinyl===
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[HMV POP1631]
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| 01 = Certain People I Know
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| 01link = Certain People I Know (single)
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| 01-duration = 3:11 (Morrissey/Whyte)
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| 02 = Jack The Ripper
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| 02link = Jack The Ripper
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| 02-duration = 3:28 (Morrissey/Boorer)
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===12" Vinyl, CD===
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[HMV 12POP1631, HMV CDPOP1631]
 
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| 03-duration = 3:28 (Morrissey/Boorer)
 
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== Lyrics ==
 
== Lyrics ==
  
 
{{lyrics
 
{{lyrics
|I take the cue from
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I take the cue from
 
Certain people I know
 
Certain people I know
 
I use the cue
 
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I do believe it's terrible  
 
I do believe it's terrible  
 
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==Personnel==
 
 
* [[Morrissey]] - Vocals <br>
 
* [[Alain Whyte]] - [[Guitarists|Guitars]], backing vocals<br>
 
* [[Boz Boorer]] - Guitars<br>
 
* [[Gary Day]] - [[Bassists|Bass guitar]]<br>
 
* [[Spencer Cobrin]] - [[Drummers|Drums]]<br>
 
* [[Producers|Producer]] - [[Mick Ronson]]<br>
 
* Engineer - Peter Jones
 
* Photography - [[Linder Sterling]]<br>
 
* Art co-ordination - [[Jo Slee]]<br>
 
* Layout - Designland<br>
 
* Sleeve - E. Riff
 
 
== Sleeve Artwork ==
 
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File: | Original cover art. (1988)
 
 
 
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==Music Video==
 
==Music Video==
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Latest revision as of 21:26, 24 July 2021

Cover art
MORRISSEY Single
Name Certain People I Know
Release 7 December 1992
Length 3:11
Recorded Spring 1992
Writer/composer Morrissey/Whyte
Producer Mick Ronson
Art work Designland, E. Riff, J. Slee
Vinyl Etching WHY BOTHER TO KEEP CLEAN?
Publisher
Format(s) 7" Vinyl, 12" Vinyl, CD
Chart position UK #35
Single chronology
Tomorrow
Certain People I Know
The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get

Track list

7" Vinyl

[HMV POP1631]

  1. Certain People I Know – 3:11 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  2. Jack The Ripper – 3:28 (Morrissey/Boorer)

12" Vinyl, CD

[HMV 12POP1631, HMV CDPOP1631]

  1. Certain People I Know – 2:56 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  2. You've Had Her – 2:55 (Morrissey/Boorer)
  3. Jack The Ripper – 3:28 (Morrissey/Boorer)

Lyrics

I take the cue from Certain people I know I use the cue And then I hand it on to you

And when I swing it So, it catches his eye Weren't you there? - You'd have died!

I trust the views of Certain people I know They look at danger And they laugh their heads off

Their clothes are imitation George the 23rd Don't you find this absurd?

I'd hate to be like Certain people I know They break their necks And can't afford to get them fixed

They'd sacrifice all Of their principles for Anything cashable I do believe it's terrible

Music Video

Credits

  • Directed by George Tiffin

Live History

Play count (Morrissey concert): 81

Morrissey live history:

... further results



Appears On



Discogs Information

Credits

  • Backing Vocals - Alain Whyte
  • Engineer - Peter Jones (2)
  • Performer - Alain Whyte
  • Performer - Boz Boorer
  • Performer - Gary Day
  • Performer - Spencer Cobrin
  • Photography By - Linder Sterling
  • Producer - Mick Ronson
  • Sleeve - Designland
  • Sleeve - E. Riff
  • Sleeve - Jo Slee

Notes

Issued with full-colour photo and lyrics inner-sleeve.

"Certain People I Know” recorded at the Wool Hall "You've Had Her” and "Jack The Ripper” recorded at Abbey Road Studios

Ⓟ 1992 EMI Records Ltd. © 1992 EMI Records Ltd.

Images

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Wikipedia Information

"Certain People I Know" is a single by Morrissey released in December 1992. It is the third single to be taken from the Your Arsenal album and is the third and final Morrissey single to be produced by glam rock musician Mick Ronson. Reaching number 35 in the UK Singles Chart, the song had the distinction of being Morrissey's lowest charting solo single up to that point. The track is in many ways a tribute to the influence of Marc Bolan on both Morrissey and his guitarist Boz Boorer, featuring a guitar line played by producer Mick Ronson that recalls "Ride a White Swan" by T. Rex. This was also the first Morrissey single to be released following the singer's bottling off stage at the Madstock festival when he supported Madness and the subsequent NME story regarding his alleged racism. This led to the single cover being changed from featuring the singer's name spelt out in the colours of the Union Jack to plain black writing.The video to the track was shot in Calumet Park, Chicago.

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