Meat Is Murder Lyrics

The Smiths

credits


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Steven Morrissey, Johnny Marr
album: Track 9 in album Meat Is Murder
release date: 1985-2-11
popularity : 38 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Folk Rock/New Wave/Alternative Rock
length: 6:12
lyricist: Morrissey
composer: Johnny Marr

Album Information

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

Cover Art

The Smiths Meat Is Murder cover art

Lyrics

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Heifer whines could be human cries
Closer comes the screaming knife
This beautiful creature must die
This beautiful creature must die
A death for no reason
And death for no reason is MURDER

And the flesh you so fancifully fry
Is not succulent, tasty or kind
It's death for no reason
And death for no reason is MURDER

And the calf that you carve with a smile
Is MURDER
And the turkey you festively slice

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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