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The Smiths - Meat Is Murder Album

Performer: The Smiths
Genre: Rock
Title: Meat Is Murder
Country: Brazil
Released: 1986
Style: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock
Label: Rough Trade
Catalog Number: 610.7063, 39.001
FLAC version ZIP size: 2138 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1716 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1807 mb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 380


1Barbarism Begins At Home6:57
2That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore4:58
3Nowhere Fast2:37
4The Headmaster Ritual4:52
5What She Said2:42
6I Want The One I Can't Have3:14
7Meat Is Murder6:07
8Well I Wonder4:00
9Rusholme Ruffians4:20


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
ROUGH 81The Smiths Meat Is Murder ‎(LP, Album, CBS)Rough TradeROUGH 81UK1985
25RTL-3001The Smiths Meat Is Murder ‎(LP, Album, Promo)Rough Trade25RTL-3001Japan1985
WPCR-14542The Smiths Meat Is Murder ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, SHM)WEAWPCR-14542Japan2012
9 25269-2The Smiths Meat Is Murder ‎(CD, Album, RE, LON)Sire9 25269-2USUnknown
RTCANZ 010The Smiths Meat Is Murder ‎(Cass, Album)Rough Trade, CBSRTCANZ 010Australia1985


  • BassAndy Rourke
  • DrumsMike Joyce
  • EngineerStephen Street
  • Guitar, Piano, Music ByJohnny Marr
  • LayoutCaryn Gough
  • Mastered ByTim Young
  • ProducerThe Smiths
  • Vocals, Lyrics By, SleeveMorrissey


Cover star culled from Emile de Antonio's 'In the Year of the Pig' used by permission.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): 610.7063-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): 610.7063-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): RCA 610.7063-A ⋅⋅ 1S A1 ⋅⋅⋅⋅
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): RCA 610.7063-B ⋅⋅ 1S B1 ⋅⋅⋅


  • Record Company – WEA Discos Ltda.
  • Manufactured By – RCA Eletrônica Ltda.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Rough Trade Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Warner


Meat Is Murder is the second studio album by English rock band the Smiths, released on 11 February 1985 by Rough Trade Records. The album became the band's only number one on the UK Albums Chart, and stayed on the chart for thirteen weeks. The album was an international success: it spent 11 weeks in the European Top 100 Albums chart, peaking at number 29. It also reached number 110 on the US Billboard 200, in the United States. Meat Is Murder - The Smiths. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Формируйте собственную коллекцию записей The Smiths. 2018 г. THE SMITHS MEAT IS MURDER FULL ALBUM HQ AUDIO Is Murder. WMG от лица компании Warner Strategic Marketing UK LatinAutor, Is Murder is a 1985 album by English band The Smiths. After the relative production difficulties faced in the making of their debut album, lead singer Morrissey and lead guitarist Johnny Marr decided to produce the album themselves, with assistance from producer Stephen Street. Prior to Meat, Street worked with the band on the Top 10 single Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now. As per norm, copyright was attributed to Morrissey and Marr, and the production to The Smiths. Joyce and Rourke were allowed. Meat Is Murder. The Smiths. Released February 11, 1985. Meat Is Murder Tracklist. The Headmaster Ritual Is Murder is the second studio album by the British alternative rock band The Smiths. It was released in February 1985 and became the band's sole number one album in the UK charts during the band's lifetime, staying on the chart for 13 weeks. It reached number 110 in the US. In 2003, the album was ranked number 295 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Meat Is Murder is the second studio album by the British alternative rock band The Smiths. The album I have chosen is 1985's Meat Is Murder. The Smiths' eponymous debut is their most astonishing record, The Queen Is Dead their best, but Meat Is Murder is my favourite: freewheeling, exciting, political, with Morrissey's words and Marr's music interlacing perfectly. Meat Is Murder is local and British from the first line Belligerent ghouls run Manchester schools and expresses fury at a kind of school life that has been forgotten. When the album was released, corporal punishment was still legal it wasn't banned until 1986 and everyone had a particularly sadistic teacher like Morrissey's spineless swines. The Smiths had released their debut album The Smiths one year before, and had also released a collection of B-sides, BBC recordings, alternate tracks and such as Hatful of Hollow. Meat is Murder was their second album of all-new material save How Soon is Now which was also available on Hatful. The Smiths were gaining fame in England at the time of this album's release. Their first album wasn't exactly a roaring success, but it is now recognized as a pillar of altindie music, one of the required albums of the genre. The album did sell fairly well though, an. With their second proper album Meat Is Murder, the Smiths begin to branch out and diversify, while refining the jangling guitar pop of their debut. In other words, it catches the group at a crossroads, unsure quite how to proceed. Taking the epic, layered How Soon Is Now as a starting point the single, which is darker and more dance-oriented than the remainder of the album, was haphazardly inserted into the middle of the album for its American release, the group crafts more sweeping, mid-tempo numbers, whether it's the melancholy That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore&quo