The Peel Sessions (The Smiths EP)

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The Peel Sessions
The Peel Sessions - The Smiths.jpg
EP by The Smiths
ReleasedOctober 1988
Recorded18 May 1983 at Maida Vale Studios, London
GenreAlternative rock
LabelStrange Fruit
ProducerRoger Pusey
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

The Peel Sessions is an EP by the English rock band the Smiths. The EP, which was released in 1988, was recorded on 18 May 1983, for the BBC Radio 1 disc jockey John Peel's show which was subsequently broadcast on 31 May 1983.[2] All but "Miserable Lie" were already included on the 1984 album Hatful of Hollow.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What Difference Does It Make?" – 3:12
  2. "Miserable Lie" – 4:38
  3. "Reel Around the Fountain" – 5:51
  4. "Handsome Devil" – 2:46


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "18/05/1983 – The Smiths". BBC. Retrieved 9 July 2008.