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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 = [[Rough Trade Records]] (UK)<br>[[Sire Records]] (US)
 
| 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<br>US #110
 
| 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
 
| NextLink = The Queen Is Dead
| singlen = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
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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)
 
 
}}
 
}}
  
==Information==
 
===Recording===
 
===Release===
 
 
==Track list==
 
==Track list==
  
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{{tracklist
 
| 01 = The Headmaster Ritual
 
| 01 = The Headmaster Ritual
| 01link = The Headmaster Ritual
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| 01link = The Headmaster Ritual (single)
 
| 01-duration = 4:52 (Morrissey/[[Johnny Marr|Marr]])
 
| 01-duration = 4:52 (Morrissey/[[Johnny Marr|Marr]])
 
| 02 = Rusholme Ruffians
 
| 02 = Rusholme Ruffians
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| 07-duration = 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
| 07-duration = 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
| 08 = Barbarism Begins At Home
 
| 08 = Barbarism Begins At Home
| 08link = Barbarism Begins At Home
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| 08link = Barbarism Begins At Home (single)
 
| 08-duration = 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
| 08-duration = 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
| 09 = Meat Is Murder
 
| 09 = Meat Is Murder
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US - [Sire 9 25269-1] <br>
 
US - [Sire 9 25269-1] <br>
 
===== Side A =====
 
===== Side A =====
# [[The Headmaster Ritual]] – 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
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# [[The Headmaster Ritual (single)|The Headmaster Ritual]] – 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
# [[Rusholme Ruffians]] – 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
# [[Rusholme Ruffians]] – 4:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
# [[I Want The One I Can't Have]] – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
# [[I Want The One I Can't Have]] – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
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# [[Nowhere Fast]] – 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
# [[Nowhere Fast]] – 2:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
# [[Well I Wonder]] – 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
# [[Well I Wonder]] – 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
# [[Barbarism Begins At Home]] – 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
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# [[Barbarism Begins At Home (single)|Barbarism Begins At Home]] – 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
# [[Meat Is Murder (song)|Meat Is Murder]] – 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
# [[Meat Is Murder (song)|Meat Is Murder]] – 6:06 (Morrissey/Marr)
  
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{{tracklist
 
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| 01 = The Headmaster Ritual
 
| 01 = The Headmaster Ritual
| 01link = The Headmaster Ritual
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| 01link = The Headmaster Ritual (single)
 
| 01-duration = 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
| 01-duration = 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
| 02 = Rusholme Ruffians
 
| 02 = Rusholme Ruffians
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| 08-duration = 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
| 08-duration = 4:00 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
| 09 = Barbarism Begins At Home
 
| 09 = Barbarism Begins At Home
| 09link = Barbarism Begins At Home
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| 09link = Barbarism Begins At Home (single)
 
| 09-duration = 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
| 09-duration = 6:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
 
| 10 = Meat Is Murder
 
| 10 = Meat Is Murder
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  File:Meatismurder_us.jpg | Original cover art. (1985)
 
  File:Meatismurder_us.jpg | Original cover art. (1985)
 
  File:Meatismurder.jpg | Alternate cover art. (1985)
 
  File:Meatismurder.jpg | Alternate cover art. (1985)
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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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Latest revision as of 04:40, 6 May 2021

Cover art
Alternate cover art
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, Cassette, 180g Vinyl (reissue)
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

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)

Personnel

Sleeve Artwork

"The Making Of" video

Video was originally broadcast on "The Old Grey Whistle Test", BBC 2 (12 February 1985)

Discogs Information

Credits

  • Bass Guitar - Andy Rourke
  • Drums - Mike Joyce
  • Engineer - Stephen Street
  • Guitar, Piano, Music By - Johnny Marr
  • Layout - Caryn Gough
  • Mastered By - Tim Young
  • Producer - The Smiths
  • Voice, Words By, Sleeve - Morrissey

Notes

Recorded at Amazon Studios, Liverpool and Ridge Farm, Surrey. Mixed at Island Studios, London, Winter 1984.

Comes with printed innersleeve with lyrics

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

℗ 1985 Rough Trade Records Ltd. © 1985 Warner Bros Music Ltd. CD: Made in JAPAN Packaging: Made in the UK.

No barcode. Some initial copies of this CD were manufactured in Japan.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

Cream cassette, White labels, dark grey text.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

Vinyl Plus. Includes a code to download mp3 version of this album. www.vinyl-plus.com

Made in the UK - UK distribution by TEN.

Images

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