Posted by Admin on 26/10-2021 in Albums

Handsome Devil

“Handsome Devil” is written by Morrissey and Marr. It appears as song number six on the compilation album “Hateful Of Hollow”.

“Handsome Devil”

It was recorded for a John Peel session at the BBC, May 31, 1983. Duration: 2:45. You’ll also find the song on the b-side of the debut single “Hand in Glove”.

Posted by Admin on 25/10-2021 in Albums, Singles

How Soon Is Now?

How Soon Is Now? was originally a B-side of the 1984 single “William, It Was Really Nothing” and you’ll find the song as number five on the compilation album, “Hatful of Hollow”.

“How Soon is Now?”

Read more about the song here.

Posted by Admin on 23/10-2021 in Albums, Singles

This Charming Man

Song number four on the compilation album “Hatful of Hollow” is a version of the hit single “This Charming Man”. This version has softer and more upbeat vocals and guitars (according to this wiki-site).

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Additionally, there is no solo guitar introduction in this version of “This Charming Man”.

Posted by Admin on 21/10-2021 in Albums

These Things Take Time

Song number three on the compilation album “Hatful of Hallow” is the song “These Things Take Time”. The song is written by Morrissey & Marr and produced by Dale Griffin. It is taken from the BBC radio 1 DAVID JENSEN Show.

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You can find the song on Spotify, YouTube Music and Deezer. If you are interested in more info, go to passionsjustlikemine.com

Posted by Admin on 17/10-2021 in Albums, Singles

What Difference Does It Make

The second song on side one on the compilation album “Hatful of Hallow” is the song “What Difference Does It Make”. This version is different from the version found on the debut album.

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This version was recorded for the John Peel Show on BBC Radio 1. Read the full story here.

Posted by Admin on 17/10-2021 in Albums, Singles

William, It Was Really Nothing

“William, It Was Really Nothing” is the first song on side 1 on the compilation album “Hatful of Hollow”. It is written by Morrissey and Marr, and was released as a single in August 1984, featuring the B-sides “Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want” and “How Soon Is Now?”.

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Read more info here.

Posted by Admin on 15/10-2021 in Albums

Suffer Little Children

“Suffer Little Children” is the last song on side two of the debut album “The Smiths”. It’s written Morrissey and Johnny Marr. Some say that the song is about the Moors murders that took place between 1963 and 1965 in England.

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Read more notes about the song here.

Posted by Admin on 15/10-2021 in Albums

I Don’t Owe You Anything

The song “I Don’t Owe You Anything” is track number nine (UK edition) on the debut album. It’s produced by John Porter.

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The song was covered by Sandie Shaw in 1984 as a B-Side to her version of “Hand In Glove”.

Posted by Admin on 14/10-2021 in Albums, Singles

What Difference Does It Make?

“What Difference Does It Make?” is a song by the Smiths, written by Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr. It was the band’s single number three and is featured on their debut album, “The Smiths”.

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You can find a different version included in the compilation album “Hatful of Hollow”. This version was recorded for the John Peel Show on BBC Radio 1. Read the full story here.

Posted by Admin on 29/9-2021 in Albums, Singles

Hand in Glove

Hand in Glove” is song number two on side two of the debut album. It is written by singer Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr. It was also released as the band’s first single in May 1983 on independent record label Rough Trade.

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Read more info here

Posted by Admin on 14/6-2021 in Albums

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Song number five (and last song on side A) on the debut album is “The Hand That Rocks The Cradle”. The album version included on the album was recorded in October 1983 at Pluto Studios in Manchester, and it was produced by John Porter.

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Maybe this was the first song Morrissey and Marr wrote together, ever.