Posters collection

Smiths tour UK poster – Boy eating Ice-cream

Label: None print on the poster, just display the october cities which The Smiths played Live

Details: 1986 poster “The Queen is Dead on Tour” (17″” x 26″)

The Smiths poster cover 86 Tour

The Smiths On Tour 86

The Smiths US Promo Poster

Label: Sire (Smiths Rough trade label in US) & Rough Trade

Details: 1984 original promo poster of The Smiths debut album (12″ x 17 1/2″)


The Smiths band - Joyce, Marr, Morrissey and Rourke

The Smiths band - US promotional poster

Meat is Murder promo poster (US)

Label: Sire & Rough trade

Détails: The Smiths 1985 original pre-release promo banner poster of Meat is murder album, 23”x8” – Very rare.



The Smiths Meat is murder

Meat is Murder (US released)

 Label: Sire & Rough Trade

Details: Rare 1985 US original promo poster (16″x21″) that quite differs from Meat is Murder UK original


The Smiths - Rare US

The Smiths Meat is Murder US

The Queen is Dead

Label: Rough Trade

Details: UK promo poster with the cover of The Queen is dead album (source:


The Smiths Poster

The Smiths - The Queen is Dead Poster







The Queen is Dead (US)

Label: SIRE

Details: US The Queen is Dead promo poster including the four members of The Smiths, Morrisssey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce with Salford background

Poster Available Here


The Smiths Band - The Queen is dead US promotional Poster

The queen is dead US - The Smiths














Release date: 1986, October

Details: Different version as the original yellow one also used to promote the single, besides this one is bigger than the original (16″X23″)


The Smiths single

Ask single - The Smiths

Rank – Live LP

Release date: 1988, September

UK Chart: 2

Cover star:  Alexandra Bastedo, british actor. The picture was taken from Birds of Britain, a 1967 photo collection by John D. Green.  Alexandra Bastedo and Morrissey both are animal rights activists.

Etchings on the single’s matrix: none

Poster Available Here


Live LP, 1988, september

Rank - The Smiths,1988, september

  1. The Queen Is Dead
  2. Panic
  3. Vicar In A Tutu
  4. Ask
  5. Rusholme Ruffians
  6. The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
  7. What She Said
  8. Is It Really So Strange?
  9. Cemetry Gates
  10. London
  11. I Know Its Over
  12. The Draize Train
  13. Still Ill
  14. Bigmouth Strikes Again


Shoplifters of the world Unite

Release date: 1987, January

UK Chart: 12

Cover: Elvis Presley, first official press photograph.

Etchings on the single’s matrix: A- ALF RAMSEY’S REVENGE

Listen to the song here

Poster Available Here


The Smiths Sg poster - 1987, January

Shoplifters of the world u. - The Smiths poster, 1987, January

Shoplifters of the world unite

Learn to love me
Assemble the ways
Now, today, tomorrow and always
My only weakness is a listed crime
My only weakness is … well, never mind, never mind

Oh, shoplifters of the world
Unite and take over
Shoplifters of the world
Hand it over
Hand it over
Hand it over

Learn to love me
And assemble the ways
Now, today, tomorrow, and always
My only weakness is a listed crime
But last night the plans of a future war
Was all I saw on Channel Four

Continue reading

The world won’t listen

Release date: 1987, February

UK Chart: 2

Cover: Jürgen Vollmer’s photographs of Hamburg’s young Rock scene in the early 60s – most famously of the Beatles . The pictures were published in his 1981 book Rock’n'Roll Times to show  the style and spirit of the early Beatles and their first fans.

Etchings on the single’s matrix: none

Poster Available Here


The Smiths promo poster LP - 1987, February

The world won't listen - The Smithsposter, 1987, Feb

The world won’t listen

1. Panic

2. Ask

3. London

4. Bigmouth Strikes Again

5. Shakespeare’s Sister

6. There Is a Light That Never Goes Out

7. Shoplifters of the World Unite

8. The Boy with the Thorn in His Side

9. Money Changes Everything



12.Half a Person

13.Stretch Out and Wait

14.That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore

15.Oscillate Wildly

16.You Just Haven’t Earned It Yet, Baby

17.Rubber Ring