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==Information==
 
==Information==
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There are 3 known Miraval demos of this track:
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* Miraval Vocal demo (3:41)
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* Miraval Instrumental demo (3:27)
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* Miraval Acoustic Outtake (3:13)
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(The latter appearing via 'The Sound loud leaks')
  
 
== Lyrics ==
 
== Lyrics ==
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<poem>
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I turn the music down
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But I don't know why
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This is my house
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I turn the music down
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But I don't know why
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This is my house
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The best friend on the payroll
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No, no, no
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It's not gonna work out
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It's not gonna work out
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No, no, no, no
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The best friend on the payroll
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Oh, no, no, no
 +
It's not gonna work out
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It's not gonna work out
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More breakfast in bed
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And I'll bring the paper in later
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The best friend on the payroll
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Oh, no, no, no
 +
It's not gonna work out
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It's not gonna work out
 +
No, no, no, no
  
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The best friend on the payroll
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Oh, no, no, no
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It's not gonna work out
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It's not gonna work out
  
==Personnel==
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More breakfast in bed
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And I'll bring the paper in later
  
* [[Morrissey]] - Vocals <br>
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The best friend on the payroll
* [[Alain Whyte]] - Guitars, backing vocals<br>
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No, no, no
* [[Boz Boorer]] - Guitars, bass guitar<br>
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It's not gonna work out
* [[Jonny Bridgewood]] - Bass guitar<br>
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It's not gonna work out
* [[Spencer Corbin]] - Drums<br>
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No, no, no, no
* Producer - [[Steve Lillywhite]]<br>
 
* Engineer - Danton Supple<br>
 
* Assistant Engineer - Tom Elmhirst
 
* Mastering - Tim Young
 
* Layout - Laurence Stevens <br>
 
* Sleeve - Whores In Retirement<br>
 
  
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The best friend on the payroll
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No, no, no, no
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It's not gonna work out
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It's not gonna work out
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</poem>
  
==Live History==
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Revision as of 19:45, 5 April 2022

Cover art
MORRISSEY song
Name Best Friend On The Payroll
Album/single Southpaw Grammar
Length 3:48
Writer/composer Morrissey/Whyte
Producer Steve Lillywhite
Release August 1995
Recorded Spring 1995

Information

There are 3 known Miraval demos of this track:

  • Miraval Vocal demo (3:41)
  • Miraval Instrumental demo (3:27)
  • Miraval Acoustic Outtake (3:13)

(The latter appearing via 'The Sound loud leaks')

Lyrics

I turn the music down
But I don't know why
This is my house

I turn the music down
But I don't know why
This is my house

The best friend on the payroll
No, no, no
It's not gonna work out
It's not gonna work out
No, no, no, no

The best friend on the payroll
Oh, no, no, no
It's not gonna work out
It's not gonna work out

More breakfast in bed
And I'll bring the paper in later

The best friend on the payroll
Oh, no, no, no
It's not gonna work out
It's not gonna work out
No, no, no, no

The best friend on the payroll
Oh, no, no, no
It's not gonna work out
It's not gonna work out

More breakfast in bed
And I'll bring the paper in later

The best friend on the payroll
No, no, no
It's not gonna work out
It's not gonna work out
No, no, no, no

The best friend on the payroll
No, no, no, no
It's not gonna work out
It's not gonna work out

Live History

Play count (Morrissey concert): 39

Morrissey live history:

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