I Am Not A Dog On A Chain

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MORRISSEY Studio Album
Name I Am Not A Dog On A Chain
Release 20 March 2020
Total Length 48:43
Recorded Recording took place at La Fabrique Studios in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France and additional work (like Thelma's vocals) was done at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California, 2019.
Writer/composer Morrissey / Gustavo Manzur
Morrissey / Jesse Tobias
Morrissey / Mando Lopez
Producer Joe Chiccarelli
Art work Liam Lynch
Front photograph: Christopher Stewart (taken at G-MEX, 2006)
Rear photograph: John Fekner
Photos (Harlem, NY): Camilo José Vergara
Vinyl Etching No matrix message
Publisher Étienne / BMG
Format(s) Vinyl, CD, Digital
Chart position UK #3
US - did not chart
UK Vinyl Chart #2
Studio Album chronology
California Son
I Am Not A Dog On A Chain
Singles
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Information

The original source of the image used on the front cover was found via Getty Images and is by Christopher Stewart at Manchester G-MEX, December 22, 2006. (Sourced by Davidt).

Track list

  1. Jim Jim Falls – 3:44 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  2. Love Is On Its Way Out – 3:14 (Morrissey/Manzur)
  3. Bobby, Don't You Think They Know? – 5:46 (Morrissey/Manzur)
  4. I Am Not A Dog On A Chain – 3:52 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  5. What Kind Of People Live In These Houses? – 3:41 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  6. Knockabout World – 3:25 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  7. Darling, I Hug A Pillow – 4:47 (Morrissey/Lopez)
  8. Once I Saw The River Clean – 4:19 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  9. The Truth About Ruth – 3:45 (Morrissey/Manzur)
  10. The Secret Of Music – 7:52 (Morrissey/Lopez)
  11. My Hurling Days Are Done – 5:01 (Morrissey/Tobias)


Discogs Information

Credits

  • Artwork, Design - Liam Lynch
  • Engineer [Assistant] - Miro Lagioia
  • Lacquer Cut By - Stefan Tenner (2)
  • Management - Peter Katsis
  • Performer [Sample] - Olivia Newton-John
  • Photography By [Broken Promises/Falsas Promesas] - John Fekner
  • Photography By [Cover] - Christopher Stewart (5)
  • Photography By [Harlem, NY] - Camilo José Vergara
  • Producer, Recorded By - Joe Chiccarelli
  • Written-By - Gustavo Manzur
  • Written-By - Jesse Tobias
  • Written-By - Mando Lopez
  • Written-By - Morrissey

Notes

Includes a top opening printed card inner sleeve, plus a 12" square lyric insert, printed on both sides. Copies may come with a transparent hype sticker with red text applied to the shrink-wrap.

Made in the EU.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

This clear vinyl version was exclusively available via the Morrissey online webstore for a limited period.

Presented in a gloss sleeve. Printed inner sleeve of card featuring credits, top opening. Additionally, there is a 12" square lyric insert, printed on both sides. Package came shrink-wrapped.

Made in the EU. Runouts are etched. "1||" are mirrored plating marks.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

"Indie exclusive" pressing on translucent red vinyl. Transparent circular hype sticker with red text applied to shrink-wrap.

Sticker reads: "New Studio Album Exclusive Clear Red Vinyl"

Management by Peter Katsis at Deckstar, Los Angeles

Made in the E.U.

[Inner sleeve] Track B1 indicates Jesse Tobias as Electric Guitars twice in the credits section. Track B5 indicates Boz Boorer as Acc Guitar twice in the credits section.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

Made in the EU. Gatefold card digisleeve with an open pocket on each side, one contains the disc, with the colour credits insert in the other. Lyrics printed in the gatefold show "Side1, Side 2".

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

Made in the EU. J-card inlay printed on both sides. Crystal shell with screw anchorage & colour paper labels.

Images

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Wikipedia Information

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I Am Not a Dog on a Chain is the thirteenth solo studio album by Morrissey, released through BMG on 20 March 2020. It is Morrissey's first album of original material since 2017's Low in High School. It was produced by Joe Chiccarelli, and lead single "Bobby, Don't You Think They Know?" features vocals from Thelma Houston.

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