THE SMITHS - THE QUEEN IS DEAD

The Smiths have very covertly released two vinyl singles, exclusive to indie record stores.

The Smiths have very covertly released two vinyl singles, exclusive to indie record stores. These are a two-track 7” picture disc and four track 12”, both with newly designed artwork, for The Queen Is Dead.

The release was intended to be deliberately vague and more of a prompt for people to just go and check out their local record store. There’s already an air of intrigue among The Smiths fans, it’s all quite exciting!

12” Tracklist

Side A

  1. The Queen Is Dead (2017 Master) - originally released on the 1992 re-release CD single of "How Soon Is Now"

Side B

  1. Oscillate Wildly (2017 Master) - originally released on the 1984 12” single of "How Soon Is Now"
  2. Money Changes Everything (2017 Master) - originally released on the 1986 "Bigmouth Strikes Again" single
  3. The Draize Train (2017 Master) - originally released on the 1986 12”, CD and cassette single of "Panic"

7” Tracklist

Side A

  1. The Queen Is Dead (2017 Master) - originally released on the 1992 re-release CD single of "How Soon Is Now"

Side B

  1. I Keep Mine Hidden (2017 Master) - originally released on the 1987 "Girlfriend In A Coma" 12” and cassette single

Fun fact about The Smiths, "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out" is the bands highest streamed track on Spotify.

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