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THE SMITHS Live Album
Name Rank
Release 5 September 1988
3 April 2012 (remaster)
Length 55:56
Recorded 23 October 1986
The National Ballroom, London, England
Writer/composer Morrissey/Marr
Producer Pete Dauncey
Art work
Vinyl Etching PEEPHOLISM
Publisher Rough Trade Records (UK)
Sire Records (US)
Format(s) Vinyl, CD
Chart position UK #2
US #77
Live Album chronology
Rank

Information

Recording

Release

Track list

CD Edition

UK - [Rough Trade ROUGHCD126]
US - [Sire 9 25786-2]

  1. The Queen Is Dead – 4:17 (Morrissey/Marr)
  2. Panic – 3:07 (Morrissey/Marr)
  3. Vicar In A Tutu – 2:32 (Morrissey/Marr)
  4. Ask – 3:22 (Morrissey/Marr)
  5. (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame + Rusholme Ruffians – 3:55 (Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman, Morrissey/Marr)
  6. The Boy With The Thorn In His Side – 3:48 (Morrissey/Marr)
  7. Rubber Ring + What She Said – 3:49 (Morrissey/Marr)
  8. Is It Really So Strange? – 3:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
  9. Cemetry Gates – 2:51 (Morrissey/Marr)
  10. London – 2:38 (Morrissey/Marr)
  11. I Know It's Over – 7:46 (Morrissey/Marr)
  12. The Draize Train – 4:27 (Marr)
  13. Still Ill – 4:10 (Morrissey/Marr)
  14. Bigmouth Strikes Again – 5:54 (Morrissey/Marr)

Vinyl

UK - [Rough Trade ROUGH126]
US - [Sire 9 25786-1]

Side A
  1. The Queen Is Dead – 4:17 (Morrissey/Marr)
  2. Panic – 3:07 (Morrissey/Marr)
  3. Vicar In A Tutu – 2:32 (Morrissey/Marr)
  4. Ask – 3:22 (Morrissey/Marr)
  5. (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame + Rusholme Ruffians – 3:55 (Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman, Morrissey/Marr)
  6. The Boy With The Thorn In His Side – 3:48 (Morrissey/Marr)
  7. Rubber Ring + What She Said – 3:49 (Morrissey/Marr)
Side B
  1. Is It Really So Strange? – 3:37 (Morrissey/Marr)
  2. Cemetry Gates – 2:51 (Morrissey/Marr)
  3. London – 2:38 (Morrissey/Marr)
  4. I Know It's Over – 7:46 (Morrissey/Marr)
  5. The Draize Train – 4:27 (Marr)
  6. Still Ill – 4:10 (Morrissey/Marr)
  7. Bigmouth Strikes Again – 5:54 (Morrissey/Marr)

Personnel

  • Morrissey - Vocals
  • Johnny Marr - Guitars
  • Andy Rourke - Bass guitar
  • Mike Joyce - Drums
  • Craig Gannon - Guitar (additional)
  • Producer - Pete Dauncey
  • Engineer - Paul Nickson
  • Engineer (Monitor) - Vince Buller
  • Layout - Caryn Gough
  • Artwork - Morrissey
  • Photography By - Ian T. Tilton, Pauline Burbridge
  • Management (Production Manager) - John Featherstone
  • Mastered By - Tim Young
  • Producer, Engineer (Sound) - Grant Showbiz

Discogs Information

Credits

  • Artwork - Jo Slee
  • Bass Guitar - Andy Rourke
  • Drums - Mike Joyce
  • Engineer - Paul Nickson
  • Engineer [Monitor] - Vince Buller
  • Guitar - Johnny Marr
  • Guitar [Additional] - Craig Gannon
  • Layout - Caryn Gough
  • Management [Production Manager] - John Featherstone
  • Mastered By - Tim Young
  • Photography By - Ian Tilton
  • Photography By - Pauline Burbidge
  • Producer - Pete Dauncey
  • Producer, Engineer [Sound] - Grant Showbiz
  • Technician [Bass] - Bob Beasley
  • Technician [Drums] - Rooster Cosby
  • Technician [Guitar] - Philip Powell
  • Vocals, Artwork By - Morrissey
  • Written-By - Johnny Marr

Notes

Recorded live at the National Ballroom, Kilburn in London on October 23rd 1986.

The concert opens with an extract of "Romeo and Juliet" by Prokofiev, performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra. It ends with an excerpt of "You'll Never Walk Alone" by Rogers and Hammerstein, performed by Shirley Bassey.

Comes in a gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeve.

Originally released  with a promotional poster, silver advertising sticker and earliest matrices (ROUGH126L).

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

3 panel inlay printed to one side only. Black Chrome cassette with brown paper labels. Black/clear cassette case.

Rank is similar but has a brown cassette.

Recorded live at National Ballroom in Kilburn, 23rd October 1986.

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

Recorded live at the National Ballroom, Kilburn in London on October 23rd 1986.

The concert opens with an extract of "Romeo and Juliet" by Prokofiev, performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra. It ends with an excerpt of "You'll Never Walk Alone" by Rogers and Hammerstein, performed by Shirley Bassey.

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

Recorded live at the National Ballroom, Kilburn in London on October 23rd 1986.

Side 1: 27.56 min. Side 2. 29:42 min. total duration: 57:38 min.

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