"First of the Gang to Die" is the title of a song written by Morrissey from his 2004 album You Are the Quarry. It was released in July 2004 as the second single from the album. It was written by Morrissey along with Alain Whyte, the two being responsible for lyrics and music respectively. The song is thought widely to be a commentary on street crime and the fate it brings to those who participate in it. The single reached the number six spot in the UK Singles Chart, giving Morrissey two top hits in a row for the first time since "The Last of the Famous International Playboys" and "Interesting Drug" both reached the top ten in 1989.
"Suedehead" was the debut solo single from Morrissey, released in February 1988.
"All You Need Is Me" is a 2008 song by Morrissey that is featured on his Greatest Hits album. It was released as a single on 2 June 2008 in the UK for only one week. It reached #24 in the UK Top 40. The song is also on his studio album Years of Refusal.
"Interesting Drug" was the fourth solo single released by Morrissey. The song was not featured on one of Morrissey's main studio albums, but can be found on the compilation album Bona Drag along with the B-side "Such a Little Thing Makes Such a Big Difference". It features Kirsty MacColl on backing vocals as well as his former colleagues in The Smiths, Andy Rourke, Mike Joyce and Craig Gannon. All three also appear on the B-side. The artwork for the single features Morrissey photographed by Lawrence Watson. It reached number 9 in the UK, becoming Morrissey's last Top 10 single until 1994.
"Alma Matters" is a song by Morrissey, released as a single in July 1997. It was the first single to be taken from the Maladjusted album and was released one week before the album.
"You Have Killed Me" is the first single from the album Ringleader of the Tormentors by Morrissey. The single was released on March 27, 2006. The title track was written by Morrissey and Jesse Tobias. Morrissey said it would showcase the "marked difference in sound" brought about by the new influence of Tobias on Morrissey's work while Billboard magazine described it as a "simple, effective first single."
"Let Me Kiss You" is a song written by Morrissey and Alain Whyte. It was recorded (in two separate versions) by both Morrissey and by Nancy Sinatra, both of whom released their version as a single in the UK on 11 October 2004. Both versions made the UK charts, Morrissey's peaking at #8, and Sinatra's at #46.
"You're the One for Me, Fatty" was a single by Morrissey released in April 1992. It was taken from the then-unreleased Your Arsenal album and was the second Morrissey single to be written by Alain Whyte and produced by glam rock legend Mick Ronson.
"The Last of the Famous International Playboys" was the third single released by Morrissey. It reached number 6 in the UK Singles Chart. The song was not featured on one of Morrissey's main studio albums, but can be found on the compilation album Bona Drag along with the B-side "Lucky Lisp". The artwork for the single features Morrissey, aged 7, up a tree in Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester — literally a boy at play. "The Last of the Famous International Playboys" is notable for featuring three of Morrissey's former colleagues in The Smiths — Andy Rourke, Mike Joyce and one time former Smiths rhythm guitarist Craig Gannon — all of whom also appear on the B-side, "Lucky Lisp".
"Hairdresser on Fire" is a song by Morrissey, that originally featured as a B-side on his single "Suedehead" as well as being a bonus track on the American release of his solo debut Viva Hate. It was later featured on the compilation album Bona Drag as well.
"Certain People I Know" was a single by Morrissey released in December 1992. It was the third single to be taken from the Your Arsenal album and was the third and final Morrissey single to be produced by glam rock legend Mick Ronson.
"Boxers" is a song by Morrissey, released in January 1995 to promote a tour of the same name.
"I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris" is a song written by Morrissey along with Boz Boorer, the two being responsible for lyrics and music respectively. The song was the first single to be released from Morrissey's 2009 album Years of Refusal. It was recorded in Los Angeles and produced by Jerry Finn, the man behind 2004's You Are the Quarry. The single was released on 9 February 2009 and has reached number 21 on the UK Singles Chart.
"Break Up the Family" is a song performed by Morrissey on his album Viva Hate. It was written by Morrissey and his producer Stephen Street.
"That's How People Grow Up" is a 2008 single by British singer Morrissey. The song, released on 4 February 2008, was used to promote his latest Greatest Hits album. The song also appears on his 2009 album Years of Refusal.
"There Is a Light That Never Goes Out" is a song by the British alternative rock group The Smiths, written by singer Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr. It was originally featured on their third album The Queen Is Dead (1986), and was released as a single in 1992, five years after The Smiths split up. Morrissey released a live version of the song as a double A-side with his cover of Patti Smith's "Redondo Beach" in 2005. It reached number 11 in the UK singles chart.
"Hold On to Your Friends" is a song by Morrissey, released as a single in May 1994. It was the second single taken from the number 1 album Vauxhall and I.
"Irish Blood, English Heart" is the title of a song written by British singer Morrissey from his 2004 album You Are the Quarry. It was released on 4 May 2004 in the United States and 10 May 2004 internationally.
"Sing Your Life" was a single by Morrissey released in April 1991. It was the second single taken from the Kill Uncle album. On release this was Morrissey's lowest charting single in the UK charts, reaching only number 33. One of the single's b-sides was a cover version of "That's Entertainment" by The Jam which had backing vocals by "Chas Smash", aka Carl Smyth the second singer of the band Madness.
"My Love Life" was a single by Morrissey released in September 1991. It was a stand alone single rather than taken from any studio album, although it was included on the compilation album Suedehead: The Best of Morrissey.
"Now My Heart Is Full" is a song by British artist Morrissey from his fourth solo album Vauxhall and I. Critics have suggested the song's refrain of "Dallow, Spicer, Pinkie, Cubitt" addresses the gangsters from Graham Greene's 1938 novel Brighton Rock and so has a thematic link with Morrissey's 1989 song about the Kray twins "The Last of the International Playboys".
"Sister I'm a Poet" (2:44) is a song by Morrissey. It was featured as a B-side to the single "Everyday Is Like Sunday" as well as on the VHS Hulmerist, live album Beethoven Was Deaf and compilation album World of Morrissey. The song was never released as an A-side, despite its apparent popularity amongst fans and critics alike.
"Something Is Squeezing My Skull" is a song with lyrics by Morrissey and music by Alain Whyte. The song is the second single to be released from Morrissey's 2009 album Years of Refusal. It was recorded in Los Angeles and produced by Jerry Finn, the man behind 2004’s You Are the Quarry. The single was released on 27 April 2009 and reached #46 on the UK Singles Chart.
"Sunny" is a song by Morrissey, released as a single in December 1995. It was released by EMI to try to cash in on Morrissey's Southpaw Grammar album that had been released that year by RCA and consisted of three songs that Morrissey had recorded while under contract to EMI.
"In the Future When All's Well" was the third single from the album Ringleader of the Tormentors by Morrissey. It was added to XFM London's playlist on 18 August 2006. It also made BBC Radio 2's C-List and BBC 6 Music's A-List. The single was released internationally on 21 August 2006. It peaked at number 17 on the UK Singles Chart.
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