The Kid's A Looker

MORRISSEY song
Name The Kid's A Looker
Album/single The Last Of The Famous International Playboys (single) (see Digital Download (Reissue))
Length 3:09 (as per Digital Download release)
Writer/composer Morrissey/Boorer
Producer Mark Plant for The BBC/Janice Long
Assumed to be Tony Visconti for Studio In Session
Recorded The Janice Long Show & Studio In Session (Both 2011)

Information

This song exists officially as 2 live recordings:

The Janice Long Show - Maida Vale, June 15, 2011. Found on Internet recordings and the B-side of Playboys 7" release (referred to as the 'BBC live' version).

Studio In Session - recorded at Temple Lane Studios in Dublin, Ireland. The show was aired on 20 November, 2011 on The Sundance Channel in Canada (found on 25 Live).

A digital version of the Janice Long recording was available through an EMI promo CD for Last Of The Famous International Playboys (2013) that featured all the session's tracks.

Lyrics

He can't dance or sing He can't do anything But what the Hell, The kid's a looker

Just add cash and stir And there you are - another nonsense non-star

There's no pretense This kid is dense But what the Hell, The kid's a looker

Just add cash and stir And the crass consumers line up shoulder to shoulder

Some time through the night The kid took his life So very sad, however, do not call this number again We're busy molding the face of the kid's replacement, yeah

Live History

Play count (Morrissey concert): 16

Morrissey live history:

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