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[[File:Killuncleuk.jpg | thumb | right | Cover art]]
 
[[File:Killuncleuk.jpg | thumb | right | Cover art]]
 
[[File:Killuncleus.jpg | thumb | right | US cover art]]
 
[[File:Killuncleus.jpg | thumb | right | US cover art]]
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[[File:Killuncle2013.jpg | thumb | right | Special Edition cover]]
 
{{Discobox
 
{{Discobox
 
| Name = 'Kill Uncle'
 
| Name = 'Kill Uncle'
| Total Length = 33:02 (UK)<br>37:13 (US)
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| Total Length = 33:02 (original UK release)<br>37:13 (original US release)<br>37:52 (Special Edition)
| Recorded = Autumn-Winter 1990
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| Recorded = Autumn-Winter 1990<br>Hookend Manor, Berkshire, England
 
| Writer = Morrissey/Nevin<br>Morrissey/Langer
 
| Writer = Morrissey/Nevin<br>Morrissey/Langer
 
| Producer = [[Clive Langer]]<br>[[Alan Winstanley]]
 
| Producer = [[Clive Langer]]<br>[[Alan Winstanley]]
| Art = Gino Sprio
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| Art = Gino Sprio<br>Kevin Cummins (Special Edition)
 
| Vinyl Etching = NOTHING TO DECLARE EXCEPT MY JEANS
 
| Vinyl Etching = NOTHING TO DECLARE EXCEPT MY JEANS
| Publisher =  [[HMV Records]] (UK)<br>[[Sire Records]] (US)
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| Publisher =  [[HMV Records]] (UK)<br>[[Sire Records]] (US)<br>[[Parlophone Records]] (Special Edition)
 
| Format = Vinyl, CD
 
| Format = Vinyl, CD
| Release = 4 March 1991 (UK)<br>5 March 1991 (US)
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| Release = 4 March 1991 (original UK release)<br>5 March 1991 (original US release)<br>8 April 2013 (Special Edition release)
 
| Chart = UK #8<br>US #52
 
| Chart = UK #8<br>US #52
 
| Type = Studio Album
 
| Type = Studio Album
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==Information==
 
==Information==
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''Kill Uncle'' is [[Morrissey|Morrissey's]] second solo album. Released on 4 March 1991 and produced by [[Clive Langer]] and [[Alan Winstanley]], the album yeilded two singles "[[Our Frank (single)|Our Frank]] and "[[Sing Your Life (single)|Sing Your Life]].
  
 
===Recording===
 
===Recording===
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 +
Originally intending to release 1990's ''[[Bona Drag]]'' as his follow-up to ''[[Viva Hate]]'', Morrissey eventually decided to make the former album a compilation following the departure of co-writer and producer [[Stephen Street]] after a royalties dispute.
  
 
===Release===
 
===Release===
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 +
====Re-Release====
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On 8 April 2013, a newly remastered special edition of ''Kill Uncle'' was released. The original version of "[[There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends]]" was replaced with the version from ''[[At KROQ]]'', and "[[Pashernate Love]]" and "[[East West]]" were added as extra tracks. The running order was also slightly rearranged. The album artwork was completely redesigned, with a partially colorized Kevin Cummins photo.
  
 
==Track list==
 
==Track list==
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===UK Vinyl===
 
===UK Vinyl===
[HMV CSD3789]<br>
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[HMV CSD3789]
[PCS7375] Parlophone reissue
+
 
 
===== Side A =====
 
===== Side A =====
# [[Our Frank (single)|Our Frank]] – 3:25 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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{{tracklist
# [[Asian Rut]] – 3:22 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 01 = Our Frank
# [[Sing Your Life (single)|Sing Your Life]] – 3:27 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 01link = Our Frank (single)
# [[Mute Witness]] – 3:23 (Morrissey/Langer)
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| 01-duration = 3:25 (Morrissey/[[Mark E. Nevin|Nevin]])
# [[King Leer]] – 2:55 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 02 = Asian Rut
 +
| 02link = Asian Rut
 +
| 02-duration = 3:22 (Morrissey/Nevin)
 +
| 03 = Sing Your Life
 +
| 03link = Sing Your Life (single)
 +
| 03-duration = 3:27 (Morrissey/Nevin)
 +
| 04 = Mute Witness
 +
| 04link = Mute Witness
 +
| 04-duration = 3:32 (Morrissey/[[Clive Langer|Langer]])
 +
| 05 = King Leer
 +
| 05link = King Leer
 +
| 05-duration = 2:55 (Morrissey/Nevin)
 +
}}
  
 
===== Side B =====
 
===== Side B =====
# [[Found Found Found]] – 1:59 (Morrissey/Langer)
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{{tracklist
# [[Driving Your Girlfriend Home]] – 3:23 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 01 = Found Found Found
# [[The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye]] – 5:34 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 01link = Found Found Found
# [[(I'm) The End Of The Family Line]] – 3:30 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 01-duration = 1:59 (Morrissey/Langer)
# [[There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends]] – 1:52 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 02 = Driving Your Girlfriend Home
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| 02link = Driving Your Girlfriend Home
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| 02-duration = 3:23 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 03 = The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye
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| 03link = The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye
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| 03-duration = 5:34 (Morrissey/Nevin)
 +
| 04 = (I'm) The End Of The Family Line
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| 04link = (I'm) The End Of The Family Line
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| 04-duration = 3:30 (Morrissey/Nevin)
 +
| 05 = There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends
 +
| 05link = There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends
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| 05-duration = 1:52 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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}}
  
 
===US CD===
 
===US CD===
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| 11link = Tony The Pony
 
| 11link = Tony The Pony
 
| 11-duration = 4:11 (Morrissey/Nevin) *Bonus track
 
| 11-duration = 4:11 (Morrissey/Nevin) *Bonus track
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}}
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===Special Edition CD===
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[Parlophone CDPCSX 7375]
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{{tracklist
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| 01 = Our Frank
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| 01link = Our Frank (single)
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| 01-duration = 3:22 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 02 = Sing Your Life
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| 02link = Sing Your Life (single)
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| 02-duration = 3:20 (Morrissey/Nevin)
 +
| 03 = Mute Witness
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| 03link = Mute Witness
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| 03-duration = 3:30 (Morrissey/Langer)
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| 04 = King Leer
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| 04link = King Leer
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| 04-duration = 2:55 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 05 = Asian Rut
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| 05link = Asian Rut
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| 05-duration = 3:19 (Morrissey/Nevin)
 +
| 06 = Pashernate Love
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| 06link = Pashernate Love
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| 06-duration = 2:19 (Morrissey/[[Alain Whyte|Whyte]]/[[Gary Day|Day]])
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| 07 = East West
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| 07link = East West
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| 07-duration = 2:33 (Gouldman)
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| 08 = Found Found Found
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| 08link = Found Found Found
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| 08-duration = 1:58 (Morrissey/Langer)
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| 09 = Driving Your Girlfriend Home
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| 09link = Driving Your Girlfriend Home
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| 09-duration = 3:17 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 10 = The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye
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| 10link = The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye
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| 10-duration = 5:34 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 11 = There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends (live at KROQ)
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| 11link = There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends
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| 11-duration = 2:20 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 12 = (I'm) The End Of The Family Line
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| 12link = (I'm) The End Of The Family Line
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| 12-duration = 3:27 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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}}
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===Special Edition Vinyl===
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[Parlophone PCSX 7375]
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===== Side A =====
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{{tracklist
 +
| 01 = Our Frank
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| 01link = Our Frank (single)
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| 01-duration = 3:22 (Morrissey/Nevin)
 +
| 02 = Sing Your Life
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| 02link = Sing Your Life (single)
 +
| 02-duration = 3:20 (Morrissey/Nevin)
 +
| 03 = Mute Witness
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| 03link = Mute Witness
 +
| 03-duration = 3:30 (Morrissey/Langer)
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| 04 = King Leer
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| 04link = King Leer
 +
| 04-duration = 2:55 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 05 = Asian Rut
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| 05link = Asian Rut
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| 05-duration = 3:19 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 06 = Pashernate Love
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| 06link = Pashernate Love
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| 06-duration = 2:19 (Morrissey/[[Alain Whyte|Whyte]]/[[Gary Day|Day]])
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}}
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===== Side B =====
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{{tracklist
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| 01 = East West
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| 01link = East West
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| 01-duration = 2:33 (Gouldman)
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| 02 = Found Found Found
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| 02link = Found Found Found
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| 02-duration = 1:58 (Morrissey/Langer)
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| 03 = Driving Your Girlfriend Home
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| 03link = Driving Your Girlfriend Home
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| 03-duration = 3:17 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 04 = The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye
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| 04link = The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye
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| 04-duration = 5:34 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 05 = There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends (live at KROQ)
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| 05link = There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends
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| 05-duration = 2:20 (Morrissey/Nevin)
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| 06 = (I'm) The End Of The Family Line
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| 06link = (I'm) The End Of The Family Line
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| 06-duration = 3:27 (Morrissey/Nevin)
 
}}
 
}}
  
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* [[Morrissey]] - Vocals <br>
 
* [[Morrissey]] - Vocals <br>
* [[Mark E. Nevin]] - Guitars<br>
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* [[Mark E. Nevin]] - [[Guitarists|Guitars]]<br>
* [[Mark Bedford]] - Bass guitar<br>
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* [[Mark Bedford]] - [[Bassists|Bass guitar]]<br>
* [[Andrew Paresi]] - Drums, percussion<br>
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* [[Andrew Paresi]] - [[Drummers|Drums]], percussion<br>
* Seamus Beaghen - Keyboards<br>
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* Seamus Beaghen - [[Keyboardists|Keyboards]]<br>
 
* Steven Heart - Keyboards<br>
 
* Steven Heart - Keyboards<br>
 
* Nawazish Ali Khan - Violin<br>
 
* Nawazish Ali Khan - Violin<br>
 
* [[Linder Sterling]] - Background vocals<br>
 
* [[Linder Sterling]] - Background vocals<br>
* Producer - [[Clive Langer]]<br>
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* [[Producers|Producer]] - [[Clive Langer]]<br>
 
* Producer - [[Alan Winstanley]]<br>
 
* Producer - [[Alan Winstanley]]<br>
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* Photography - Gino Sprio<br>
 
* Art co-ordination - Jo Slee<br>
 
* Art co-ordination - Jo Slee<br>
 
* Layout - Designland<br>
 
* Layout - Designland<br>
* Photography - Gino Sprio<br>
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* Sleeve - Terrace Stomp
 
 
  
 
== Sleeve Artwork ==
 
== Sleeve Artwork ==
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  File:Killuncleuk.jpg | UK cover art. (1991)
 
  File:Killuncleuk.jpg | UK cover art. (1991)
 
  File:Killuncleus.jpg | US cover art. (1991)
 
  File:Killuncleus.jpg | US cover art. (1991)
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File:Killuncle2013.jpg | Special Edition cover art. (2013)
  
  
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>

Latest revision as of 23:39, 23 February 2014

Cover art
US cover art
Special Edition cover
MORRISSEY Studio Album
Name 'Kill Uncle'
Release 4 March 1991 (original UK release)
5 March 1991 (original US release)
8 April 2013 (Special Edition release)
Length 33:02 (original UK release)
37:13 (original US release)
37:52 (Special Edition)
Recorded Autumn-Winter 1990
Hookend Manor, Berkshire, England
Writer/composer Morrissey/Nevin
Morrissey/Langer
Producer Clive Langer
Alan Winstanley
Art work Gino Sprio
Kevin Cummins (Special Edition)
Vinyl Etching NOTHING TO DECLARE EXCEPT MY JEANS
Publisher HMV Records (UK)
Sire Records (US)
Parlophone Records (Special Edition)
Format(s) Vinyl, CD
Chart position UK #8
US #52
Studio Album chronology
Viva Hate
'Kill Uncle'
Your Arsenal
Singles
Ourfrankuk.jpgSingyourlife.jpg

Information

Kill Uncle is Morrissey's second solo album. Released on 4 March 1991 and produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley, the album yeilded two singles "Our Frank and "Sing Your Life.

Recording

Originally intending to release 1990's Bona Drag as his follow-up to Viva Hate, Morrissey eventually decided to make the former album a compilation following the departure of co-writer and producer Stephen Street after a royalties dispute.

Release

Re-Release

On 8 April 2013, a newly remastered special edition of Kill Uncle was released. The original version of "There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends" was replaced with the version from At KROQ, and "Pashernate Love" and "East West" were added as extra tracks. The running order was also slightly rearranged. The album artwork was completely redesigned, with a partially colorized Kevin Cummins photo.

Track list

UK CD

[HMV CDCSD3789]

  1. Our Frank – 3:25 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  2. Asian Rut – 3:22 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  3. Sing Your Life – 3:27 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  4. Mute Witness – 3:32 (Morrissey/Langer)
  5. King Leer – 2:55 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  6. Found Found Found – 1:59 (Morrissey/Langer)
  7. Driving Your Girlfriend Home – 3:23 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  8. The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye – 5:34 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  9. (I'm) The End Of The Family Line – 3:30 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  10. There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends – 1:52 (Morrissey/Nevin)

UK Vinyl

[HMV CSD3789]

Side A
  1. Our Frank – 3:25 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  2. Asian Rut – 3:22 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  3. Sing Your Life – 3:27 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  4. Mute Witness – 3:32 (Morrissey/Langer)
  5. King Leer – 2:55 (Morrissey/Nevin)
Side B
  1. Found Found Found – 1:59 (Morrissey/Langer)
  2. Driving Your Girlfriend Home – 3:23 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  3. The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye – 5:34 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  4. (I'm) The End Of The Family Line – 3:30 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  5. There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends – 1:52 (Morrissey/Nevin)

US CD

[Sire/Reprise 9 26514-2]

  1. Our Frank – 3:25 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  2. Asian Rut – 3:22 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  3. Sing Your Life – 3:27 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  4. Mute Witness – 3:32 (Morrissey/Langer)
  5. King Leer – 2:55 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  6. Found Found Found – 1:59 (Morrissey/Langer)
  7. Driving Your Girlfriend Home – 3:23 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  8. The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye – 5:34 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  9. (I'm) The End Of The Family Line – 3:30 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  10. There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends – 1:52 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  11. Tony The Pony – 4:11 (Morrissey/Nevin) *Bonus track

Special Edition CD

[Parlophone CDPCSX 7375]

  1. Our Frank – 3:22 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  2. Sing Your Life – 3:20 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  3. Mute Witness – 3:30 (Morrissey/Langer)
  4. King Leer – 2:55 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  5. Asian Rut – 3:19 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  6. Pashernate Love – 2:19 (Morrissey/Whyte/Day)
  7. East West – 2:33 (Gouldman)
  8. Found Found Found – 1:58 (Morrissey/Langer)
  9. Driving Your Girlfriend Home – 3:17 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  10. The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye – 5:34 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  11. There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends (live at KROQ) – 2:20 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  12. (I'm) The End Of The Family Line – 3:27 (Morrissey/Nevin)

Special Edition Vinyl

[Parlophone PCSX 7375]

Side A
  1. Our Frank – 3:22 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  2. Sing Your Life – 3:20 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  3. Mute Witness – 3:30 (Morrissey/Langer)
  4. King Leer – 2:55 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  5. Asian Rut – 3:19 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  6. Pashernate Love – 2:19 (Morrissey/Whyte/Day)
Side B
  1. East West – 2:33 (Gouldman)
  2. Found Found Found – 1:58 (Morrissey/Langer)
  3. Driving Your Girlfriend Home – 3:17 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  4. The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye – 5:34 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  5. There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends (live at KROQ) – 2:20 (Morrissey/Nevin)
  6. (I'm) The End Of The Family Line – 3:27 (Morrissey/Nevin)

Personnel

Sleeve Artwork