List of songs recorded by the Smiths

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This is a comprehensive list of the Smiths songs that have been officially released. The list includes songs that have been performed by the band. The list consists of mostly studio and BBC recordings; remixes and live recordings are not listed, unless the song has only been released in one of the two formats. Singles are listed as having been released on their respective albums, unless the single has no associated album.

List[edit]

Morrissey in 2005
Johnny Marr in 2012
Morrissey (top) and Johnny Marr (bottom) were the primary songwriters of almost every song recorded by the Smiths.
Andy Rourke c. 2010s
Andy Rourke was the bassist for the Smiths during their career.
Twinkle in a trade ad in 1964
The Smiths covered Twinkle's song "Golden Lights" in 1986.
Don Black in 2010
Cilla Black in 1970
The Smiths covered Guy Woolfenden (not pictured), Don Black (top), and Cilla Black's (bottom) song "Work Is a Four Letter Word" in 1987.
Contents
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Key
Song released as a single Indicates single release
Indicates songs not written by Johnny Marr and Morrissey Indicates songs not written by Johnny Marr and Morrissey
Name of song, writer(s), original release, and year of release
Song Writer(s) Original release Year Ref.
"Accept Yourself" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Hatful of Hollow 1984 [1]
"Ask" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single 1986 [2]
"Asleep" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side"
1985 [3]
"Back to the Old House" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "What Difference Does It Make?"
1984 [4]
"Barbarism Begins at Home" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Meat Is Murder 1985 [5]
"Bigmouth Strikes Again" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Queen Is Dead 1986 [6]
"The Boy with the Thorn in His Side" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Queen Is Dead 1986 [6]
"Cemetry Gates" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Queen Is Dead 1986 [7]
"Death at One's Elbow" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 [8]
"Death of a Disco Dancer" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 [9]
"The Draize Train" double-dagger Johnny Marr dagger Non-album single
B-side to "Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others"
1986 [10]
"Frankly, Mr. Shankly" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Queen Is Dead 1986 [7]
"Girl Afraid" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now"
1984 [11]
"Girlfriend in a Coma" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 [9]
"Golden Lights" double-dagger Twinkle dagger Non-album single
B-side to "Ask"
1986 [12]
"Half a Person" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "Shoplifters of the World Unite"
1986 [13]
"Hand in Glove" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Smiths 1984 [14]
"The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Smiths 1984 [15]
"Handsome Devil" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Hatful of Hollow 1984 [16]
"The Headmaster Ritual" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Meat Is Murder 1985 [17]
"Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single 1984 [18]
"How Soon Is Now?" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "William, It Was Really Nothing"
1984 [19]
"I Don't Owe You Anything" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Smiths 1984 [14]
"I Keep Mine Hidden" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "Girlfriend in a Coma"
1987 [20]
"I Know It's Over" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Queen Is Dead 1986 [7]
"I Started Something I Couldn't Finish" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 [9]
"I Want the One I Can't Have" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Meat Is Murder 1985 [17]
"I Won't Share You" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 [8]
"Is It Really So Strange?" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "Sheila Take a Bow"
1987 [21]
"Jeane" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "This Charming Man"
1983 [22]
"Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 [8]
"London" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "Shoplifters of the World Unite"
1986 [13]
"(Marie's the Name) His Latest Flame"[a] (live) Doc Pomus
Mort Shuman dagger
Rank 1988 [23]
"Meat Is Murder" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Meat Is Murder 1985 [5]
"Miserable Lie" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Smiths 1984 [15]
"Money Changes Everything" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "Bigmouth Strikes Again"
1986 [24]
"Never Had No One Ever" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Queen Is Dead 1986 [7]
"Nowhere Fast" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Meat Is Murder 1985 [5]
"Oscillate Wildly" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "How Soon Is Now?"
1985 [25]
"Paint a Vulgar Picture" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 [8]
"Panic" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single 1986 [26]
"Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "William, It Was Really Nothing"
1984 [19]
"Pretty Girls Make Graves" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Smiths 1984 [15]
"The Queen Is Dead" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Queen Is Dead 1986 [7]
"Reel Around the Fountain" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Smiths 1984 [15]
"Rubber Ring" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side"
1985 [3]
"A Rush and a Push and the Land Is Ours" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 [9]
"Rusholme Ruffians" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Meat Is Murder 1985 [17]
"Shakespeare's Sister" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single 1985 [27]
"Sheila Take a Bow" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single 1987 [28]
"Shoplifters of the World Unite" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single 1986 [29]
"Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Queen Is Dead 1986 [6]
"Still Ill" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Smiths 1984 [14]
"Stop Me if You Think You've Heard This One Before" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 [9]
"Stretch Out and Wait" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "Shakespeare's Sister"
1985 [30]
"Suffer Little Children" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Smiths 1984 [14]
"Sweet and Tender Hooligan" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "Sheila Take a Bow"
1986 [21]
"That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Meat Is Murder 1985 [17]
"There Is a Light That Never Goes Out" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Queen Is Dead 1986 [6]
"These Things Take Time" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "What Difference Does It Make?"
1984 [4]
"This Charming Man" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single 1983 [31]
"This Night Has Opened My Eyes" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Hatful of Hollow 1984 [1]
"Unhappy Birthday" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 [8]
"Unloveable" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "Bigmouth Strikes Again"
1986 [24]
"Vicar in a Tutu" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Queen Is Dead 1986 [6]
"Well I Wonder" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Meat Is Murder 1985 [5]
"What Difference Does It Make?" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Smiths 1984 [14]
"What She Said" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Meat Is Murder 1985 [17]
"What's the World" (live) double-dagger James dagger Non-album single
B-side to "I Started Something I Couldn't Finish"
1987 [32]
"William, It Was Really Nothing" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single 1984 [33]
"Wonderful Woman" double-dagger Johnny Marr
Morrissey
Non-album single
B-side to "This Charming Man"
1983 [34]
"Work is a Four Letter Word" double-dagger Guy Woolfenden
Don Black
Cilla Black dagger
Non-album single
B-side to "Girlfriend in a Coma"
1987 [20]
"You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The World Won't Listen 1987 [35]
"You've Got Everything Now" Johnny Marr
Morrissey
The Smiths 1984 [15]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Performed live as a medley with "Rushholme Ruffians".[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hatful of Hollow (Side 2 record label). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1984. ROUGH 76 – via Discogs. 
  2. ^ "Ask" (Side A 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1986. RTT 194 – via Discogs. 
  3. ^ a b "Rubber Ring"/"Asleep" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1985. RTT 191 – via Discogs. 
  4. ^ a b "Back to the Old House"/"These Things Take Time" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1984. RTT 146 – via Discogs. 
  5. ^ a b c d Meat Is Murder (Side 2 record label). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1985. ROUGH 81 – via Discogs. 
  6. ^ a b c d e The Queen Is Dead (Side 2 record label). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1986. ROUGH 96 – via Discogs. 
  7. ^ a b c d e The Queen Is Dead (Side 1 record label). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1986. ROUGH 96 – via Discogs. 
  8. ^ a b c d e Strangeways, Here We Come (Side 2 record label). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1987. ROUGH 106 – via Discogs. 
  9. ^ a b c d e Strangeways, Here We Come (Side 1 record label). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1987. ROUGH 106 – via Discogs. 
  10. ^ "Frankly Mr. Shankly"/"The Draize Train" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. Germany: Zensor. 1986. 6.20628 AE – via Discogs. 
  11. ^ "Girl Afraid" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1986. RTT 156 – via Discogs. 
  12. ^ "Golden Lights" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1986. RTT 194 – via Discogs. 
  13. ^ a b "London"/"Half a Person" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1986. RTT 195 – via Discogs. 
  14. ^ a b c d e The Smiths (Side 2 record label). The Smiths. US: Sire Records. 1984. 1-25065 – via Discogs. 
  15. ^ a b c d e The Smiths (Side 1 record label). The Smiths. US: Sire Records. 1984. 1-25065 – via Discogs. 
  16. ^ Hatful of Hollow (Side 1 record label). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1984. ROUGH 76 – via Discogs. 
  17. ^ a b c d e Meat Is Murder (Side 1 record label). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1985. ROUGH 81 – via Discogs. 
  18. ^ "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" (Side A 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1986. RTT 156 – via Discogs. 
  19. ^ a b "How Soon Is Now" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1984. RTT 166 – via Discogs. 
  20. ^ a b "Work is a Four-Letter Word"/"I Keep Mine Hidden (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1987. RTT 197 – via Discogs. 
  21. ^ a b "Is It Really So Strange?" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1987. RTT 196 – via Discogs. 
  22. ^ "Jeane" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1983. RTT 156 – via Discogs. 
  23. ^ a b Rank (Side 1 record label). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1988. ROUGH 126 – via Discogs. 
  24. ^ a b "Money Changes Everything"/"Unloveable" (Side A 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1986. RTT 192 – via Discogs. 
  25. ^ "Well I Wonder"/"Oscillate Wildly" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1985. RTT 176 – via Discogs. 
  26. ^ "Panic" (Side A 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1986. RTT 193 – via Discogs. 
  27. ^ "Shakespeare's Sister" (Side A 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1985. RTT 181 – via Discogs. 
  28. ^ "Sheila Take a Bow" (Side A 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1987. RTT 196 – via Discogs. 
  29. ^ "Shoplifters of the World Unite" (Side A 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1986. RTT 195 – via Discogs. 
  30. ^ "What She Said"/"Stretch Out and Wait" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1985. RTT 181 – via Discogs. 
  31. ^ "This Charming Man" (Side A 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1983. RTT 136 – via Discogs. 
  32. ^ "I Started Something I Couldn't Finish" (Cassette single label). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1987. RTT 198C – via Discogs. 
  33. ^ "William, It Was Really Nothing" (Side A 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1984. RTT 166 – via Discogs. 
  34. ^ "Wonderful Woman" (Side B 45 R.P.M. record). The Smiths. UK: Rough Trade Records. 1983. RTT 136 – via Discogs. 
  35. ^ DiGravina, Tim. "The World Won't Listen – The Smiths". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 November 2017. 

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