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THE SMITHS Compilation Album
Name The Very Best Of The Smiths
Release 4 June 2001
Total Length 78:34
Recorded 1983-1987
Writer/composer Morrissey/Marr
Producer Morrissey
Johnny Marr
Art work Cover star: Charles Hawtrey
Publisher WEA
Format(s) CD
Chart position UK #30
Compilation Album chronology
Singles
The Very Best Of The Smiths
The Sound Of The Smiths

Information

Track list

UK & Europe [WEA 8573 88948 2]

  1. Panic – 2:19 (Morrissey/Marr)
  2. The Boy With The Thorn In His Side – 3:16 (Morrissey/Marr)
  3. Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now – 3:34 (Morrissey/Marr)
  4. Ask – 3:15 (Morrissey/Marr)
  5. Bigmouth Strikes Again – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
  6. How Soon Is Now? – 6:43 (Morrissey/Marr)
  7. This Charming Man – 2:41 (Morrissey/Marr)
  8. What Difference Does It Make? – 3:50 (Morrissey/Marr)
  9. William, It Was Really Nothing – 2:10 (Morrissey/Marr)
  10. Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
  11. Girlfriend In A Coma – 2:02 (Morrissey/Marr)
  12. Hand In Glove – 3:21 (Morrissey/Marr)
  13. There Is A Light That Never Goes Out – 4:02 (Morrissey/Marr)
  14. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want – 1:50 (Morrissey/Marr)
  15. That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore – 4:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
  16. I Know It's Over – 5:50 (Morrissey/Marr)
  17. Sheila Take A Bow – 2:41 (Morrissey/Marr)
  18. I Started Something I Couldn't Finish – 3:46 (Morrissey/Marr)
  19. Still Ill – 3:22 (Morrissey/Marr)
  20. Shakespeare's Sister – 2:08 (Morrissey/Marr)
  21. Shoplifters Of The World Unite – 2:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
  22. Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me – 3:11 (Morrissey/Marr)
  23. Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before – 3:33 (Morrissey/Marr)

Discogs Information

Credits

  • Liner Notes - Paul Lester
  • Photography By - Paul Slattery
  • Photography By - Stephen Wright (4)
  • Producer - John Porter
  • Producer - Johnny Marr
  • Producer - Morrissey
  • Producer - Stephen Street
  • Remastered By - Bill Inglot
  • Remastered By - Dan Hersch
  • Written-By - Johnny Marr
  • Written-By - Morrissey

Notes

Front cover courtesy of Aquarius Library.

Made in Germany.

Track 2 listed as "The Boy With A Thorn In His Side". For the version without printing errors, see [r=9618271].

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Wikipedia Information

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The Very Best of The Smiths is a compilation album by English rock band The Smiths. It was released in June 2001 by WEA in Europe, without consent or input from the band. It reached number 30 on the UK Albums Chart. The album was not released in the United States.