The Morrissey-solo Wiki is a continual work in progress, most of the data still needs to be populated. See the To Do page if you want to help.
No One Can Hold A Candle To You
|Name||No One Can Hold A Candle To You|
|Album/single||Who Put The 'M' In Manchester?|
|Length||4:07 (Live Version)|
3:08 (Studio Version)
|Producer||Jerry Finn (Remixed by Boz Boorer)|
|Recorded||Initial recording circa Jan., 1997. Released version 2004|
No One Can Hold A Candle To You is a song that appears on the Who Put The 'M' In Manchester? DVD.
It was originally written and released by Raymonde and is found on their "Babelogue" album (1987).
Morrissey removed 'darling' from "And I, darling, dim next to you"
Morrissey posed "Am I Einstein?
Or am I Frankenstein" as a question.
Morrissey changed "Hiroshima, no thanks" to "Yes..."
Say farewell to your fair-weathered friends And not a second too soon To leave a life among ruins Well there was nothing left but to Cut ourselves loose These fascists and philistines Of violence and fashion These modern day philistines They stand on your hands They stand on my hands Any day now we'll perish These are nervous times
No one can hold a candle to you When it comes down to virtue and truth No one can hold a candle to you And I dim next to you No one can hold a candle to you When it comes down to old-fashioned virtue
Kingdom mine Open your eyes Make up your mind Am I Einstein? Or am I Frankenstein You said blow them away To kingdom come Or will the kingdom be one?
No one can hold a candle to you When it comes down to virtue and truth No one, no one can hold a candle to you And I dim next to you
Hi-ro-shima Yes yes yes!
Play count (Morrissey concert): 24
Morrissey live history:
- Anaheim, California 2004-04-18 (Morrissey concert)
- Bologna, Italy 2004-06-13 (Morrissey concert)
- Dublin, Ireland 2004-06-05 (Morrissey concert)
- Fuengirola, Spain 2004-07-01 (Morrissey concert)
- Glastonbury, England 2004-06-27 (Morrissey concert)
- Hultsfred, Sweden 2004-06-19 (Morrissey concert)
- Kristiansand, Norway 2004-07-05 (Morrissey concert)
- Las Vegas, Nevada 2004-04-17 (Morrissey concert)
- London, England 2004-06-11 (Morrissey concert)
- London, England 2004-06-25 (Morrissey concert)
- No One Can Hold A Candle To You - Discogs master release: https://www.discogs.com/master/
- No One Can Hold A Candle To You (Single Promo) - Discogs release: https://www.discogs.com/release/7365865-Morrissey-No-One-Can-Hold-A-Candle-To-You
Related Forum Threads
- Morrissey A-Z: "No One Can Hold a Candle To You" - Morrissey-solo (Jun 25, 2021)