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[[File:Meatismurder_us.jpg | thumb | right | Cover art]]
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[[File:Meatismurder.jpg | thumb | right | Alternate cover art]]
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{{Discobox
 
| Name = Meat Is Murder
 
| Name = Meat Is Murder
 
| Total Length = 39:46
 
| Total Length = 39:46
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| Producer = The Smiths
 
| Producer = The Smiths
 
| Mastered =  
 
| Mastered =  
| Art = Emile de Antonio
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| Art = Unknown Soldier<br>"In The Year Of The Pig" (1969) by Emile de Antonio
 
| Vinyl Etching = ILLNESS AS ART<br>DOING THE WYTHENSHAWE WALTZ
 
| Vinyl Etching = ILLNESS AS ART<br>DOING THE WYTHENSHAWE WALTZ
| Publisher =  
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| Publisher = [[Rough Trade Records]] (UK)<br>[[Sire Records]] (US)
| Format =  Vinyl, CD
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| Format =  Vinyl, CD, Cassette, 180g Vinyl (reissue)
| Release = 11 February 1985
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| Release = 11 February 1985<br>3 April 2012 (remaster)
| Chart = UK #1
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| Chart = UK #1<br>US #110
 
| Type = Studio Album
 
| Type = Studio Album
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| 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 (album)
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| NextLink = The Queen Is Dead
| singlen = single n (only for albums)
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| single1 = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore | image1 = THAT_joke_isnt_funny_anymore.jpg
| imagen = image for single n (only for albums)
   
}}
 
}}
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==Track list==
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===UK CD Edition===
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[HMV CDCSD3787]
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{{tracklist
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| 01 = The Headmaster Ritual
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| 01link = The Headmaster Ritual (single)
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| 01-duration = 4:52 (Morrissey/[[Johnny Marr|Marr]])
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| 02 = Rusholme Ruffians
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| 02link = Rusholme Ruffians
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| 02-duration = 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 03 = I Want The One I Can't Have
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| 03link = I Want The One I Can't Have
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| 03-duration = 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 04 = What She Said
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| 04link = What She Said
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| 04-duration = 2:42 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 05 = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
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| 05link = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore (single)
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| 05-duration = 4:59 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 06 = Nowhere Fast
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| 06link = Nowhere Fast
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| 06-duration = 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 07 = Well I Wonder
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| 07link = Well I Wonder
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| 07-duration = 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 08 = Barbarism Begins At Home
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| 08link = Barbarism Begins At Home (single)
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| 08-duration = 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 09 = Meat Is Murder
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| 09link = Meat Is Murder (song)
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| 09-duration = 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)
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}}
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===Vinyl===
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UK - [Rough Trade ROUGH81]<br>
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US - [Sire 9 25269-1] <br>
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===== Side A =====
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# [[The Headmaster Ritual (single)|The Headmaster Ritual]] – 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
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# [[Rusholme Ruffians]] – 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
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# [[I Want The One I Can't Have]] – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
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# [[What She Said]] – 2:42 (Morrissey/Marr)
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# [[That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore (single)|That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore]] – 4:59 (Morrissey/Marr)
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===== Side B =====
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# [[Nowhere Fast]] – 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
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# [[Well I Wonder]] – 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
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# [[Barbarism Begins At Home (single)|Barbarism Begins At Home]] – 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
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# [[Meat Is Murder (song)|Meat Is Murder]] – 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)
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===US CD Edition===
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[Sire 9 25269-2]<br>
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{{tracklist
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| 01 = The Headmaster Ritual
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| 01link = The Headmaster Ritual (single)
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| 01-duration = 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 02 = Rusholme Ruffians
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| 02link = Rusholme Ruffians
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| 02-duration = 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 03 = I Want The One I Can't Have
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| 03link = I Want The One I Can't Have
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| 03-duration = 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 04 = What She Said
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| 04link = What She Said
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| 04-duration = 2:42 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 05 = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
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| 05link = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore (single)
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| 05-duration = 4:59 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 06 = How Soon Is Now?
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| 06link = How Soon Is Now? (single)
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| 06-duration = 6:47 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 07 = Nowhere Fast
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| 07link = Nowhere Fast
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| 07-duration = 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 08 = Well I Wonder
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| 08link = Well I Wonder
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| 08-duration = 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 09 = Barbarism Begins At Home
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| 09link = Barbarism Begins At Home (single)
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| 09-duration = 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
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| 10 = Meat Is Murder
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| 10link = Meat Is Murder (song)
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| 10-duration = 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)
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}}
    
==Personnel==
 
==Personnel==
    
* [[Morrissey]] - Vocals
 
* [[Morrissey]] - Vocals
* [[Johnny Marr]] - [[Guitarist|Guitars]]
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* [[Johnny Marr]] - [[Guitarists|Guitars]], [[Keyboardists|piano]]
 
* [[Andy Rourke]] - [[Bassists|Bass guitar]]
 
* [[Andy Rourke]] - [[Bassists|Bass guitar]]
 
* [[Mike Joyce]] - [[Drummers|Drums]]
 
* [[Mike Joyce]] - [[Drummers|Drums]]
 
* [[Producers|Producer]] - [[The Smiths]]
 
* [[Producers|Producer]] - [[The Smiths]]
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* Producer - [[John Porter]] (US CD Edition)
 
* Engineer - [[Stephen Street]]
 
* Engineer - [[Stephen Street]]
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== Sleeve Artwork ==
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<gallery  perrow="6">
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File:Meatismurder_us.jpg | Original cover art. (1985)
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File:Meatismurder.jpg | Alternate cover art. (1985)
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</gallery>
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=="The Making Of" video==
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<youtube>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCbTTlrf9b4</youtube>
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Video was originally broadcast on "The Old Grey Whistle Test", BBC 2 (12 February 1985)
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{{Page
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|DiscogsReleaseId=373240
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|DiscogsAdditionalReleaseId=5649247, 13110635, 2068680
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}}
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