The Youngest Was the Most Loved

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"The Youngest Was the Most Loved"
Single by Morrissey
from the album Ringleader of the Tormentors
Released 5 June 2006 (UK)
27 June 2006 (US)
Format CD, maxi single, (7"), digital
Recorded 2005
Genre Alternative rock
Length 2:59
Label Sanctuary Records
Producer(s) Tony Visconti
Morrissey singles chronology
"You Have Killed Me"
(2006)
"The Youngest Was the Most Loved"
(2006)
"In the Future When All's Well"
(2006)

"The Youngest Was the Most Loved" is the second single from the Morrissey album Ringleader of the Tormentors, which reached #14 in the UK and #11 in the U.S. Singles Sales. The single was released internationally on 5 June 2006 and was released on June 27, 2006 in the United States. The title track was written by Morrissey and Jesse Tobias. It was performed on the popular UK television chat show Friday Night with Jonathan Ross on 19 May 2006 and again on Later with Jools Holland on 2 June 2006.

The track was added to several UK playlists, including the B-List of BBC Radio 2, the A-List of BBC 6 Music, and XFM London's playlist.

The U.S. Single version includes an iPod video formatted file of the music video for "The Youngest Was the Most Loved" ready to play and transfer to a 5th Generation iPod.

"A Song From Under the Floorboards" is a song originally written and recorded by Magazine,[1] a post-punk band which shares Manchester origins with Morrissey.

Track listing[edit]

CD single[edit]

  1. "The Youngest Was the Most Loved" (Morrissey/Tobias)
  2. "If You Don't Like Me, Don't Look at Me" (Morrissey/Tobias)

7"[edit]

  1. "The Youngest Was the Most Loved" (Morrissey/Tobias)
  2. "If You Don't Like Me, Don't Look at Me" (Morrissey/Tobias)

Maxi single[edit]

  1. "The Youngest Was the Most Loved" (Morrissey/Tobias)
  2. "Ganglord" (Morrissey/Whyte)
  3. "A Song from Under the Floorboards" (Adamson/Devoto/Doyle/Formula/McGeoch)
  4. "The Youngest Was the Most Loved" (Video)

U.S. single[edit]

  1. "The Youngest Was the Most Loved" (Morrissey/Tobias)
  2. "If You Don't Like Me, Don't Look at Me" (Morrissey/Tobias)
  3. "A Song From Under the Floorboards" (Adamson/Devoto/Doyle/Formula/McGeoch)
  4. "Ganglord" (Morrissey/Whyte)
  5. "The Youngest Was the Most Loved" (Video)

Chart positions[edit]

Country Chart position
UK Singles Chart 14
Hot 100 Singles Sales 11

Musicians[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Howard Devoto & Magazine Discography, Biography and Links". Mr Bill's I.R.S. Records Corner. 2002. Archived from the original on 2007-03-17. Retrieved 2007-03-20. 

External links[edit]