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{{Discobox
 
{{Discobox
| Name =  
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| Name = First Of The Gang To Die
| Total Length =  
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| Total Length = 3:38
| Recorded =  
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| Recorded = Autumn 2003
| Writer = Morrissey/
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| Writer = Morrissey/Whyte
| Producer = [[]]
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| Producer = [[Jerry Finn]]
 
| Mastered =  
 
| Mastered =  
| Art =  
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| Art = Greg Gorman
| Vinyl Etching = DREAMS...ARE JUST...DREAMS
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| Vinyl Etching =  
| Publisher =  
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| Publisher = [[Attack Records]]<br>[[Sanctuary Records]]
 
| Format =  7" Vinyl, 12" Vinyl, CD
 
| Format =  7" Vinyl, 12" Vinyl, CD
| Release =  
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| Release = 12 July 2004 (UK)<br>13 May 2004 (US)
| Chart = UK  
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| Chart = UK #6
 
| Type = Single
 
| Type = Single
| Previous =  
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| Previous = Irish Blood, English Heart
| PreviousLink =  
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| PreviousLink = Irish Blood, English Heart (single)
| Next =  
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| Next = Let Me Kiss You
| NextLink =  
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| NextLink = Let Me Kiss You (single)
 
}}
 
}}
 
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[[Category:Morrissey Lyrics]]
    
==Information==
 
==Information==
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{{lyrics
 
{{lyrics
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|(Los Angeles, you are too hot)
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You have never been in love
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Until you've seen the stars
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Reflect in the reservoirs
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And you have never been in love
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Until you've seen the dawn rise
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Behind the Home For The Blind
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We are the Pretty Petty Thieves
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And you're standing on our streets
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Where Hector was the first of the gang
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With a gun in his hand
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And the first to do time
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The first of the gang to die
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Oh my
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Hector was the first of the gang
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With a gun in his hand
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And the first to do time
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The first of the gang to die
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Oh my
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You have never been in love
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Until you've seen sunlight thrown
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Over smashed human bone
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We are the Pretty Petty Thieves
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And you're standing on our streets
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Where Hector was the first of the gang
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With a gun in his hand
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And the first to do time
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The first of the gang to die
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Such a silly boy
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Hector was the first of the gang
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With a gun in his hand
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And a bullet in his gullet
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The first lost lad to go under the sod
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And he stole from the rich and the poor
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And the not-very-rich
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And the very poor
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And he stole all hearts away
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He stole all hearts away
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He stole all hearts away
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He stole all hearts away
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Away
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He stole all hearts away
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He stole all hearts away
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Away
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He stole all hearts away
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He stole all hearts away
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Away
 
}}
 
}}
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* [[Morrissey]] - Vocals <br>
 
* [[Morrissey]] - Vocals <br>
* - Bass guitar, guitars<br>
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* [[Alain Whyte]] - Guitars, backing vocals<br>
* - Guitars, keyboard<br>
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* [[Boz Boorer]] - Guitars<br>
* - Drums<br>
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* [[Gary Day]] - Bass guitar<br>
* Producer - <br>
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* [[Dean Butterworth]] - Drums<br>
* Assistant Engineer - <br>
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* [[Roger Manning]] - Keyboards
* Art co-ordination - <br>
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* Producer - [[Jerry Finn]]<br>
* Layout - <br>
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* Engineer - Joe McGrath
* Photography - <br>
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* Assistant Engineer - Seth Waldman<br>
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* Design - Elizabeth Holloway<br>
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* Photography - Greg Gorman<br>
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== Sleeve Artwork ==
 
== Sleeve Artwork ==
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</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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==Music Video==
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<vimeo>https://vimeo.com/10274193</vimeo>
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===Credits===
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* Directed by [[Bucky Fukumoto]]
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{{CommonSongSections | Artist =  Morrissey | Song = {{#replace:{{#replace:{{PAGENAME}}| (single)|}}| (song)|}}}}
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