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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

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