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| Vinyl Etching = ESCAPE FROM VALIUM (A-side)<br>RETURN TO VALIUM (B-side)
 
| Vinyl Etching = ESCAPE FROM VALIUM (A-side)<br>RETURN TO VALIUM (B-side)
| Publisher = [[HMV Records]] (UK)<br>[[Sire Records]] (US)<br>[[EMI Records]] (Reissue)
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| Publisher = [[HMV Records]] (UK)<br>[[Sire Records]] (US)<br>[[Parlophone Records]] (Reissue)
 
| Format =  7" Vinyl, 12" Vinyl, CD
 
| Format =  7" Vinyl, 12" Vinyl, CD
 
| Release = 11 February 1989<br>8 April 2013 (Reissue)
 
| Release = 11 February 1989<br>8 April 2013 (Reissue)

Revision as of 03:36, 12 April 2013

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MORRISSEY Single
Name The Last Of The Famous International Playboys
Release 11 February 1989
8 April 2013 (Reissue)
Length 3:40
Recorded
Writer/composer Morrissey/Street
Producer Stephen Street
Art work Morrissey
Vinyl Etching ESCAPE FROM VALIUM (A-side)
RETURN TO VALIUM (B-side)
Publisher HMV Records (UK)
Sire Records (US)
Parlophone Records (Reissue)
Format(s) 7" Vinyl, 12" Vinyl, CD
Chart position UK #6
Single chronology
Everyday Is Like Sunday
The Last Of The Famous International Playboys
Interesting Drug

Track list

7" Vinyl

UK - [HMV POP1620]

  1. The Last Of The Famous International Playboys – 3:40 (Morrissey/Street)
  2. Lucky Lisp – 2:51 (Morrissey/Street)

12" Vinyl

UK - [HMV 12POP1620]
US - [Sire/Reprise 9 21163-0]

  1. The Last Of The Famous International Playboys – 3:40
  2. Lucky Lisp – 2:51
  3. Michael's Bones – 3:10 (Morrissey/Street)

CD

UK - [HMV CDPOP1620]

Lyrics

Dear hero imprisoned,

With all the new crimes that you are perfecting Oh I can't help quoting you Because everything that you said rings true

And now in my cell (Well, I followed you) And here's a list of who I slew Reggie Kray - do you know my name? Don't say you don't Please say you do

I am: The last of the famous International playboys The last of the famous International playboys

And now in my cell (Well, I loved you) And every man with a job to do Ronnie Kray - do you know my face? Don't say you don't Please say you do

I am: The last of the famous International playboys The last of the famous International playboys

In our lifetime those who kill The newsworld hands them stardom And these are the ways On which I was raised These are the ways On which I was, which I was raised

I never wanted to kill I'M NOT NATURALLY EVIL Such things I do Just to make myself More attractive to you HAVE I FAILED?

The last of the famous International playboys

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Live History

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