Barbarism Begins at Home Song Lyrics

The Smiths

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Unruly boys
Who will not grow up
Must be taken in hand
Unruly girls
Who will not settle down
They must be taken in hand

A crack on the head
Is what you get for not asking
And a crack on the head
Is what you get for asking

Unruly boys
Who will not grow up
Must be taken in hand

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 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


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Steven Morrissey, Johnny Marr
    album: Track 8 in album Meat Is Murder
    release date: 1985-2-11
    popularity : 60 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Folk Rock/New Wave/Alternative Rock
    length: 6:58
    producer: The Smiths
    engineer: Stephen Street
    lyricist: Morrissey
    composer: Johnny Marr

    Album Information

    label: Rough Trade
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin