The Queen is dead

Release date: 1986, June

UK Chart: 2

Cover star: French actor Alain Delon. The picture is a still from the movie L’Insoumis, directed by Alain Cavalier in 1964. After The Smiths had broke up, Morrissey told that he’d thrown away all personal memorabilia connected with the group with the exception of a letter from Delon about this particular album sleeve.

Etchings on the single’s matrix: 1- FEAR OF MANCHESTER / 2- THEM WAS ROTTEN DAYS

Poster Available Here


The Smiths Promo poster- 1986, June

The queen is dead - The Smiths, 1986, June

The Queen is dead

1. The Queen Is Dead

2. Frankly, Mr. Shankly

3. I Know It’s Over

4. Never Had No One Ever

5. Cemetry Gates

6. Bigmouth Strikes Again

7. The Boy with the Thorn in His Side

8. Vicar in a Tutu

9. There Is a Light That Never Goes Out

10. Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others