Meat is murder

Release date: 1985, February

UK chart: 1

Cover star: Picture taken from the American documentary In the Year of the Pig, film about the origins of the Vietnam War, directed by Emile de Antonio in 1968. It was nominated for an Academy award for best documentary.

The words “Meat Is Murder” on the soldier’s helmet were originally “Make war not Love”

Etchings on the single’s matrix: 1- ILLNESS AS ART / 2- DOING THE WHYTENSHAWE WALTZ

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LP Promo poster - The Smiths,1985, February

Meat is murder LP- The Smiths,1985, February

Meat is murder

1. The Headmaster Ritual

2. Rusholme Ruffians

3. I Want the One I Can’t Have

4. What She Said

5. That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore

6. Nowhere Fast

7. Well I Wonder

8. Barbarism Begins at Home

9. Meat Is Murder