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{{SmithsDiscobox
{{Discobox
| Name = Meat Is Murder
| Name = Meat Is Murder
| Total Length = 39:46
| Total Length = 39:46
| Recorded = Autumn 1984
| Recorded = Autumn 1984
| Writer = Morrissey/Marr
| Writer = [[Writer::Morrissey]] / [[Writer::Johnny Marr]]
| Producer = The Smiths
| Producer = [[Producer::The Smiths]]
| Mastered =  
| Mastered =  
| Art = Emile de Antonio
| Art = Marine Cpl. Michael Wynn<br>[[In The Year Of The Pig]] (1969) by Emile de Antonio<br>Layout: [[Mention::Caryn Gough]]
| Vinyl Etching = ILLNESS AS ART<br>DOING THE WYTHENSHAWE WALTZ
| Vinyl Etching = ILLNESS AS ART<br>DOING THE WYTHENSHAWE WALTZ
| Publisher =  
| Publisher = [[Rough Trade Records]] (UK)<br>[[Sire Records]] (US)
| Format =  Vinyl, CD
| Format =  Vinyl, CD, Cassette, 180g Vinyl (reissue)
| Release = 11 February 1985
| Release = 11 February 1985<br>3 April 2012 (remaster)
| Chart = UK #1
| Chart = UK #1<br>US #110
| Type = Studio Album
| Type = Studio Album
| ArtistType = The Smiths
| Previous = The Smiths  
| Previous = The Smiths  
| PreviousLink = The Smiths (album)
| PreviousLink = The Smiths (album)
| Next = The Queen Is Dead
| Next = The Queen Is Dead
| NextLink = The Queen Is Dead
| NextLink = The Queen Is Dead
| singlen = single n (only for albums)
| single1 = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore | image1 = THAT_joke_isnt_funny_anymore.jpg
| imagen = image for single n (only for albums)
}}
}}


==Track list==


==Personnel==
===UK CD Edition===
[HMV CDCSD3787]
{{tracklist
| 01 = The Headmaster Ritual
| 01link = The Headmaster Ritual (single)
| 01-duration = 4:52 (Morrissey/[[Johnny Marr|Marr]])
| 02 = Rusholme Ruffians
| 02link = Rusholme Ruffians
| 02-duration = 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 03 = I Want The One I Can't Have
| 03link = I Want The One I Can't Have
| 03-duration = 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 04 = What She Said
| 04link = What She Said
| 04-duration = 2:42 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 05 = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
| 05link = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore (single)
| 05-duration = 4:59 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 06 = Nowhere Fast
| 06link = Nowhere Fast
| 06-duration = 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 07 = Well I Wonder
| 07link = Well I Wonder
| 07-duration = 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 08 = Barbarism Begins At Home
| 08link = Barbarism Begins At Home (single)
| 08-duration = 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 09 = Meat Is Murder
| 09link = Meat Is Murder (song)
| 09-duration = 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)
}}


* [[Morrissey]] - Vocals
===Vinyl===
* [[Johnny Marr]] - [[Guitarist|Guitars]]
UK - [Rough Trade ROUGH81]<br>
* [[Andy Rourke]] - [[Bassists|Bass guitar]]
US - [Sire 9 25269-1] <br>
* [[Mike Joyce]] - [[Drummers|Drums]]
===== Side A =====
* [[Producers|Producer]] - [[The Smiths]]
# [[The Headmaster Ritual (single)|The Headmaster Ritual]] – 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
* Engineer - [[Stephen Street]]
# [[Rusholme Ruffians]] – 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
# [[I Want The One I Can't Have]] – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
# [[What She Said]] – 2:42 (Morrissey/Marr)
# [[That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore (single)|That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore]] – 4:59 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
===== Side B =====
# [[Nowhere Fast]] – 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
# [[Well I Wonder]] – 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
# [[Barbarism Begins At Home (single)|Barbarism Begins At Home]] – 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
# [[Meat Is Murder (song)|Meat Is Murder]] – 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
===US CD Edition===
[Sire 9 25269-2]<br>
{{tracklist
| 01 = The Headmaster Ritual
| 01link = The Headmaster Ritual (single)
| 01-duration = 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 02 = Rusholme Ruffians
| 02link = Rusholme Ruffians
| 02-duration = 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 03 = I Want The One I Can't Have
| 03link = I Want The One I Can't Have
| 03-duration = 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 04 = What She Said
| 04link = What She Said
| 04-duration = 2:42 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 05 = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
| 05link = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore (single)
| 05-duration = 4:59 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 06 = How Soon Is Now?
| 06link = How Soon Is Now? (single)
| 06-duration = 6:47 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 07 = Nowhere Fast
| 07link = Nowhere Fast
| 07-duration = 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 08 = Well I Wonder
| 08link = Well I Wonder
| 08-duration = 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 09 = Barbarism Begins At Home
| 09link = Barbarism Begins At Home (single)
| 09-duration = 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
| 10 = Meat Is Murder
| 10link = Meat Is Murder (song)
| 10-duration = 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)
}}
 
== Sleeve Artwork ==
<gallery  perrow="6">
File:Meatismurder_us.jpg | Original cover art. (1985)
File:Meatismurder.jpg | Alternate cover art. (1985)
</gallery>
 
=="The Making Of" video==
<youtube>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCbTTlrf9b4</youtube>
 
Video was originally broadcast on "[[Mention::The Old Grey Whistle Test]]", BBC 2 (12 February 1985)
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{{PageDate
|Date=1985-02-11
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Latest revision as of 07:11, 29 January 2023

Cover art
Alternate cover art
THE SMITHS Studio Album
Name Meat Is Murder
Release 11 February 1985
3 April 2012 (remaster)
Total Length 39:46
Recorded Autumn 1984
Writer/composer Morrissey / Johnny Marr
Producer The Smiths
Art work Marine Cpl. Michael Wynn
In The Year Of The Pig (1969) by Emile de Antonio
Layout: Caryn Gough
Vinyl Etching ILLNESS AS ART
DOING THE WYTHENSHAWE WALTZ
Publisher Rough Trade Records (UK)
Sire Records (US)
Format(s) Vinyl, CD, Cassette, 180g Vinyl (reissue)
Chart position UK #1
US #110
Studio Album chronology
The Smiths
Meat Is Murder
The Queen Is Dead
Singles
THAT joke isnt funny anymore.jpg

Track list

UK CD Edition

[HMV CDCSD3787]

  1. The Headmaster Ritual – 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
  2. Rusholme Ruffians – 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
  3. I Want The One I Can't Have – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
  4. What She Said – 2:42 (Morrissey/Marr)
  5. That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore – 4:59 (Morrissey/Marr)
  6. Nowhere Fast – 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
  7. Well I Wonder – 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
  8. Barbarism Begins At Home – 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
  9. Meat Is Murder – 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)

Vinyl

UK - [Rough Trade ROUGH81]
US - [Sire 9 25269-1]

Side A
  1. The Headmaster Ritual – 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
  2. Rusholme Ruffians – 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
  3. I Want The One I Can't Have – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
  4. What She Said – 2:42 (Morrissey/Marr)
  5. That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore – 4:59 (Morrissey/Marr)
Side B
  1. Nowhere Fast – 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
  2. Well I Wonder – 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
  3. Barbarism Begins At Home – 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
  4. Meat Is Murder – 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)

US CD Edition

[Sire 9 25269-2]

  1. The Headmaster Ritual – 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
  2. Rusholme Ruffians – 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
  3. I Want The One I Can't Have – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
  4. What She Said – 2:42 (Morrissey/Marr)
  5. That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore – 4:59 (Morrissey/Marr)
  6. How Soon Is Now? – 6:47 (Morrissey/Marr)
  7. Nowhere Fast – 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
  8. Well I Wonder – 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
  9. Barbarism Begins At Home – 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
  10. Meat Is Murder – 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)

Sleeve Artwork

"The Making Of" video

Video was originally broadcast on "The Old Grey Whistle Test", BBC 2 (12 February 1985)

Mentioned In

Discogs Information

Credits

  • Bass Guitar - Andy Rourke
  • Drums - Mike Joyce
  • Engineer - Stephen Street
  • Guitar, Piano, Music By - Johnny Marr
  • Layout - Caryn Gough
  • Mastered By - Tim Young
  • Producer - The Smiths
  • Voice, Words By, Sleeve - Morrissey

Notes

Recorded at Amazon Studios, Liverpool and Ridge Farm, Surrey. Mixed at Island Studios, London, Winter 1984.

Comes with printed innersleeve with lyrics.

The runouts are etched except "⋀" in all variants, and "4", "D", "1" "0" in variant 4.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

℗ 1985 Rough Trade Records Ltd. © 1985 Warner Bros Music Ltd. CD: Made in JAPAN Packaging: Made in the UK.

No barcode. Some initial copies of this CD were manufactured in Japan.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

Cream cassette, White labels, dark grey text.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

Vinyl Plus. Includes a code to download mp3 version of this album. www.vinyl-plus.com

Made in the UK - UK distribution by TEN.

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