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The Queen Is Dead

The Queen is Dead is a 1986 (see 1986 in music) album by The Smiths, popularly regarded as their best. With its unique blend of musical styles from the past fifteen years, including jangle pop, British Invasion, mod, rockabilly and punk rock, The Queen Is Dead quickly became a British sensation and established The Smiths as one of the biggest bands of its era.

Track listing

  1. The Queen Is Dead
  2. Frankly Mr. Shankly
  3. I Know It's Over
  4. Never Had No One Ever
  5. Cemetery Gates
  6. Bigmouth Strikes Again
  7. The Boy with the Thorn in His Side (album version)
  8. Vicar in a Tutu
  9. There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
  10. Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others

All songs by Marr/Morrissey

Chart positions

Billboard Music Charts (North America) - album 1986 The Billboard 200 No. 71 Billboard (North America) - singles 1985 The Boy With The Thorn In His Side Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles No. 49