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Ringleader Of The Tormentors

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MORRISSEY Studio Album
Name 'Ringleader Of The Tormentors'
Release 3 April 2006 (UK)
4 April 2006 (US)
Length 50:05
Recorded Autumn 2005
Forum Music Village Studios, Rome, Italy
Writer/composer Morrissey/Whyte
Morrissey/Tobias
Morrissey/Farrell
Producer Tony Visconti
Art work Fabio Lovino
Vinyl Etching No matrix message
Publisher Attack Records
Sanctuary Records
Format(s) Vinyl, CD, CD/DVD
Chart position UK #1
US #27
Studio Album chronology
You Are The Quarry
'Ringleader Of The Tormentors'
Years Of Refusal
Singles
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Information

Ringleader Of The Tormentors is Morrissey's eighth solo album. The album was released on 03 April 2006 by Attack Records. Produced by Tony Visconti and co-written by Alain Whyte, Boz Boorer, and newcomers Jesse Tobias and Michael Farrell, the album yielded four Top 20 singles - You Have Killed Me, The Youngest Was The Most Loved, In The Future When All's Well and I Just Want To See The Boy Happy.

Recording

Release

Track list

CD

UK - [Attack/Sanctuary ATKCD016]
US - [Attack/Sanctuary 86014-2]

  1. I Will See You In Far-Off Places – 4:13 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  2. Dear God Please Help Me – 5:51 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  3. You Have Killed Me – 3:08 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  4. The Youngest Was The Most Loved – 3:00 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  5. In The Future When All's Well – 3:54 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  6. The Father Who Must Be Killed – 3:53 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  7. Life Is A Pigsty – 7:22 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  8. I'll Never Be Anybody's Hero Now – 4:14 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  9. On The Streets I Ran – 3:51 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  10. To Me You Are A Work Of Art – 4:02 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  11. I Just Want To See The Boy Happy – 2:59 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  12. At Last I Am Born – 3:33 (Morrissey/Farrell)

Vinyl

[Attack/Sanctuary ATKLP016]

Side A
  1. I Will See You In Far-Off Places – 4:13 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  2. Dear God Please Help Me – 5:51 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  3. You Have Killed Me – 3:08 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  4. The Youngest Was The Most Loved – 3:00 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  5. In The Future When All's Well – 3:54 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  6. The Father Who Must Be Killed – 3:53 (Morrissey/Whyte)
Side B
  1. Life Is A Pigsty – 7:22 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  2. I'll Never Be Anybody's Hero Now – 4:14 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  3. On The Streets I Ran – 3:51 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  4. To Me You Are A Work Of Art – 4:02 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  5. I Just Want To See The Boy Happy – 2:59 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  6. At Last I Am Born – 3:33 (Morrissey/Farrell)


CD/DVD

UK - [Attack/Sanctuary ATKDX016]
US - [Attack/Sanctuary 86015-2]

CD

  1. I Will See You In Far-Off Places – 4:13 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  2. Dear God Please Help Me – 5:51 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  3. You Have Killed Me – 3:08 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  4. The Youngest Was The Most Loved – 3:00 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  5. In The Future When All's Well – 3:54 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  6. The Father Who Must Be Killed – 3:53 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  7. Life Is A Pigsty – 7:22 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  8. I'll Never Be Anybody's Hero Now – 4:14 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  9. On The Streets I Ran – 3:51 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  10. To Me You Are A Work Of Art – 4:02 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  11. I Just Want To See The Boy Happy – 2:59 (Morrissey/Tobias)
  12. At Last I am Born – 3:33 (Morrissey/Farrell)


DVD

Personnel

The band

Additional credits

  • Strings - Ennio Morricone
  • Additional string production - Marco Patrigiani
  • Children's Choir director - Rossella Ruini
  • Children's Choir - Giulia D'Andrea
  • Children's Choir - Niccolo Centioni
  • Children's Choir - Laura Adriani
  • Children's Choir - Alice e Ester Diodovich
  • Children's Choir - Marco Lorecchio
  • Children's Choir - Charlotte Patrignani
  • Children's Choir - Gaia e Andrea Baroni
  • Producer - Tony Visconti
  • Photography - Fabio Lovino

Sleeve Artwork

Discogs Information

Credits

  • Art Direction - Anthony Lui
  • Art Direction - Morrissey
  • Bass - Gary Day
  • Crew [At The Helm - Assisted By] - Jed Weitzman
  • Crew [At The Helm] - Merck Mercuriadis
  • Drums - Matt Chamberlain
  • Engineer - Marco Antonio Martin Origel
  • Guitar - Alain Whyte
  • Guitar - Boz Boorer
  • Guitar - Jesse Tobias
  • Keyboards - Mikey V. Farrell
  • Management [Attack Label Manager] - Jennifer Ivory (2)
  • Mastered By - Doug Shearer
  • Mastered By - Emily Lazar
  • Mixed By - Tony Visconti
  • Photography By [Cover] - Fabio Lovino
  • Producer - Tony Visconti
  • Vocals - Morrissey
  • Written-By - Alain Whyte

Notes

Recorded in Rome, Autumn 2005. Art direction at Stylorouge, London

Issued in gatefold sleeve plus printed inner sleeve. The inside of the pocket on the main sleeve is printed with the same recurring insignia as on both sides of the inner sleeve.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

Issued in a standard jewel case with clear tray and a 12-page booklet that includes lyrics.

Recorded at Forum Music Village in Rome, 2005. Mastered at The Lodge, NYC.

Art direction at Stylorouge.

Attack label manager at Sanctuary in London.

Tracks 1, 2, 6 to 8, 10 published by Warner Chappell and Copyright Control. Tracks 3 to 5, 9, 11 published by Warner Chappell. Track 12 published by Warner Chappell and Cat Minority (ASCAP).

Back cover: ℗ 2006 The copyright in these recordings are owned by Attack Records, is a division of Sanctuary Records Group Inc. under exclusive licence to Sanctuary Records Group Ltd. © 2006 Sanctuary Records Group Inc. Made in the EU.

CD face: ℗ 2006 The copyright in these sound recordings is owned by Attack Records, a division of Sanctuary Records Group Inc. Under exclusive license to Sanctuary Records Group Limited. © 2006 Sanctuary Records Group Inc.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

Gatefold cardboard sleeve with two slide-ins.

Tagline: "Registrato e Mescolato a Roma in Autunno"

Recorded at Forum Music Village in Rome, 2005. Art direction at Stylorouge. Mastered at The Lodge, NYC.

This release comes with lyric-booklet and a small poster. Digital Vinyl CD with black backside. Stickered front states this version to be limited edition.

℗ 2006 Attack Records, a division of Sanctuary Records Group Inc. under exclusive license to Sanctuary Records Group Limited © 2006 Sanctuary Records Group Inc. Published by Cat Minority

Made in the EU.

Images

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