The Smiths ‎– The Queen Is Dead

Rough Trade ‎– D 30108, Festival Records ‎– D 30108
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1 The Queen Is Dead (Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty) (Medley)
Written-By [Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty"] – Mills*, Scott*, Godfrey*
2 Frankly, Mr. Shankly
Engineer – John Porter
3 I Know It's Over 5:48
4 Never Had No One Ever 3:36
5 Cemetry Gates 2:39
6 Bigmouth Strikes Again
Backing Vocals – Ann Coates
7 The Boy With The Thorn In His Side 3:15
8 Vicar In A Tutu 2:21
9 There Is A Light That Never Goes Out 4:02
10 Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others 3:14

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Recorded in England, Winter 1985

Cicely Courtneidge recording courtesy of Thorn EMI Elstree Studios Ltd
Cover Star: Alain Delon photos © 1965 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

All tracks published by Warner Bros. except "Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty" Warner Bros,/Control
℗ 1986 Rough Trade Records, Ltd./Sound recording made by Rough Trade Records, Ltd. - first published ℗ in U.K. 1986.

All tracks © 1986 Warner Bros. Music Limited.

"Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others"
This track fades in like on all other releases but then stays at the same volume unlike most other pressings where the track fades quickly again before coming back. This version is only available on early Australian pressings from CBS and Festival Records.

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  • Matrix / Runout: MADE BY DISCTRONICS B **D30108** #04

Other Versions (5 of 129) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ROUGH 96 The Smiths The Queen Is Dead(LP, Album, EMI) Rough Trade ROUGH 96 UK 1986 Sell This Version
0190295785628, QIDLP 2017 The Smiths The Queen Is Dead(Box, Dlx + LP, Album, RM + 2xLP, Comp + 2xLP, Albu) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 0190295785628, QIDLP 2017 UK, Europe & US 2017 Sell This Version
ROUGH C 96 The Smiths The Queen Is Dead(Cass, Album) Rough Trade ROUGH C 96 Philippines 1986 Sell This Version
Rough C96 The Smiths The Queen Is Dead(Cass, Album, Gre) Rough Trade Rough C96 UK 1986 Sell This Version
SMITHS 4, 4509-91896-1 The Smiths The Queen Is Dead(10", Album, Ltd, Num, RE) WEA, WEA SMITHS 4, 4509-91896-1 UK & Europe 1993 Sell This Version