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THE SMITHS Studio Album
Name Meat Is Murder
Release 11 February 1985
3 April 2012 (remaster)
Length 39:46
Recorded Autumn 1984
Writer/composer Morrissey/Marr
Producer The Smiths
Art work Unknown Soldier
"In The Year Of The Pig" (1969) by Emile de Antonio
Vinyl Etching ILLNESS AS ART
DOING THE WYTHENSHAWE WALTZ
Publisher Rough Trade Records (UK)
Sire Records (US)
Format(s) Vinyl, CD
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

Information

Recording

Release

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)

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