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Hold On To Your Friends (single)
|Name||Hold On To Your Friends|
|Release||30 May 1994|
|Art work||Jake Walters |
Whores In Retirement
|Vinyl Etching||No matrix message|
|Publisher||Parlophone / EMI|
|Format(s)||7" Vinyl, 12" Vinyl, CD|
|Chart position||UK #48|
The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get|
Hold On To Your Friends
[Parlophone – R 6383]
12" Vinyl, CD
[Parlophone – 12R 6383, CDR 6383]
A bond of trust has been abused Something of value may be lost Give up your job Squander your cash Be rash Just hold on to your friends
There are more than enough To fight and oppose Why waste good time Fighting the people you like Who will fall defending your name? Don't feel so ashamed To have friends
But now you only call me When you're feeling depressed When you feel happy I'm so far from your mind My patience is stretched My loyalty vexed You're losing all of your friends
Hold on to your friends Hold on to your friends Resist or move on Be mad, be rash Smoke and explode Sell all of your clothes Just bear in mind: There just might come a time When you need some friends
Play count (Morrissey concert): 74
Morrissey live history:
- Aberdeen, Scotland 2018-02-16 (Morrissey concert)
- Albuquerque, New Mexico 1997-10-24 (Morrissey concert)
- Birmingham, England 1995-02-11 (Morrissey concert)
- Birmingham, England 2018-02-27 (Morrissey concert)
- Blackpool, England 1995-02-08 (Morrissey concert)
- Boulder, Colorado 1997-11-02 (Morrissey concert)
- Bradford, England 1995-02-16 (Morrissey concert)
- Brighton, England 2018-03-03 (Morrissey concert)
- Buenos Aires, Argentina 2018-12-07 (Morrissey concert)
- Buffalo, New York 1997-11-24 (Morrissey concert)
- Hold On To Your Friends (single)
- Introducing Morrissey
- Suedehead: The Best Of Morrissey
- The CD Singles '91–95'
- The HMV/Parlophone Singles '88–'95
- Vauxhall And I
- ¡The Best Of! Morrissey
- Mastered By - Tim Young
- Photography By - Jake Walters
- Producer - Steve Lillywhite
- Sleeve - Whores In Retirement
"Hold On to Your Friends" lyrics printed alongside a photograph of Morrissey on inside gatefold.
Side A: ℗ 1993 Side B: ℗ 1994
Printed in UK
Vinyl slipped in a plain white polylined inner sleeve.
- Hold On To Your Friends - Discogs master release: https://www.discogs.com/master/5445
- Hold On To Your Friends (12" 45 RPM Limited Edition Numbered Gatefold) - Discogs release: https://www.discogs.com/release/1450373-Morrissey-Hold-On-To-Your-Friends
Discogs information (additional release)
Promo release with unique cover.
Cataloque no. is CDRDJ 6385 on the back cover and CDRDJ 6383 on the disc itself.
- Hold On To Your Friends (Single Promo) - Discogs release: https://www.discogs.com/release/2845105-Morrissey-Hold-On-To-Your-Friends
"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. Reaching number 48 in the UK Singles Chart, the single became Morrissey's lowest charting single until "Glamorous Glue" in 2011, which reached number 69.
Related Forum Threads
- Morrissey A-Z: "Hold On To Your Friends" - Morrissey-solo (Mar 23, 2021)