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[[Category:The Smiths Lyrics]]
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==Information==
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== Lyrics ==
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{{lyrics
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|Heifer whines could be human cries
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Closer comes the screaming knife
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This beautiful creature must die
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This beautiful creature must die
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A death for no reason
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And death for no reason is MURDER
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And the flesh you so fancifully fry
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Is not succulent, tasty or kind
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It's death for no reason
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And death for no reason is MURDER
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And the calf that you carve with a smile
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Is MURDER
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And the turkey you festively slice
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Is MURDER
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Do you know how animals die?
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Kitchen aromas aren't very homely
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It's not "comforting", cheery or kind
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It's sizzling blood and the unholy stench
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Of MURDER
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It's not "natural", "normal" or kind
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The flesh you so fancifully fry
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The meat in your mouth
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As you savour the flavour
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Of MURDER
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NO, NO, NO, IT'S MURDER
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NO, NO, NO, IT'S MURDER
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Oh...and who hears when animals cry?
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}}
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==Personnel==
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* [[Morrissey]] - Vocals
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* [[Johnny Marr]] - [[Guitarists|Guitars]], [[Keyboardists|piano]]
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* [[Andy Rourke]] - [[Bassists|Bass guitar]]
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* [[Mike Joyce]] - [[Drummers|Drums]]
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* [[Producers|Producer]] - [[The Smiths]]
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* Producer - [[John Porter]] (US CD Edition)
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* Engineer - [[Stephen Street]]
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Revision as of 14:42, 23 May 2014

Cover art
THE SMITHS Song
Name Meat Is Murder
Album/Single Meat Is Murder
Length 6:06
Recorded Autumn 1984
Writer Morrissey/Marr
Producer The Smiths

Information

Lyrics

Heifer whines could be human cries

Closer comes the screaming knife This beautiful creature must die This beautiful creature must die A death for no reason And death for no reason is MURDER

And the flesh you so fancifully fry Is not succulent, tasty or kind It's death for no reason And death for no reason is MURDER

And the calf that you carve with a smile Is MURDER And the turkey you festively slice Is MURDER Do you know how animals die?

Kitchen aromas aren't very homely It's not "comforting", cheery or kind It's sizzling blood and the unholy stench Of MURDER

It's not "natural", "normal" or kind The flesh you so fancifully fry The meat in your mouth As you savour the flavour Of MURDER

NO, NO, NO, IT'S MURDER NO, NO, NO, IT'S MURDER Oh...and who hears when animals cry?

Personnel

Live History

Play count (Morrissey concert): 386

Morrissey live history:

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