Morrissey singles to be re-released on vinyl as boxsets in the fall

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Two new Morrissey box sets consisting of his solo material from 1988 until 1995 are set to be released.

The first set dating from 1988-1991, and is released on October 12. The second set dating from 1991-1995. It comes out on November 2.

The 7” Singles ’88 – ’91 consists of 10, six of which were non-album releases (though some appeared on ‘Bona Drag’), As well as his first two singles.


B-'I Know Very Well How I Got My Name'

A-'Everyday Is Like Sunday'

A-'The Last Of The Famous International Playboys'
B-'Lucky Lisp'

A-'Interesting Drug'
B-'Such A Little Thing Makes Such A Big Difference'

A-'Oujia Board, Oujia Board'
B-'Yes I Am Blind'

A-'November Spawned A Monster'
B-'He Knows I’d Love To See Him'

A-'Piccadilly Palare'
B-'Get Off The Stage'

A-'Our Frank'
B-'Journalists Who Lie'

A-'Sing Your Life'
B-'That’s Entertainment'

A-'Pregnant For The Last Time'
B-'Skin Storm'

The HMV/Parlophone Singles ’91 – ’95 consists of nine singles.


A-'My Love Life'
B-'I’ve Changed My Plea To Guilty'

A-'We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful'
B–'Suedehead' (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, October 4, 1991)

A-'You're The One For Me, Fatty'
B-'Pashernate Love'

A-'Certain People I Know'
B-'Jack The Ripper'

A-'The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get'
B-'Used To Be A Sweet Boy'

A-'Hold On To Your Friends'
B-'Moon River'

B-'Interlude (Extended)'

B-'Have-A-Go Merchant'

B-'Black-Eyed Susan'


Morrissey would like it to be known that he has not been consulted by EMI/HMV/Parlophone with regards to two forthcoming boxed sets of Morrissey singles. Morrissey does not approve such releases and would ask people not to bother buying them. Morrissey receives no royalty payments from EMI for any back catalogue, and has not received a royalty from EMI since 1992. Morrissey also does not approve of, and was not consulted on, the Rhino box of Smiths CDs, or the Warner releases of Smiths LPs on 180 gramme vinyl. Morrissey last received a royalty payment from Warners ten years ago, and, once again, he would ask people not to bother buying the reissued LPs or CDs.


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