Paint a Vulgar Picture Song Lyrics

The Smiths

The Smiths Strangeways, Here We Come cover art
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At the record company meeting
On their hands - a dead star
And oh, the plans they weave
And oh, the sickening greed

At the record company party
On their hands - a dead star
The sycophantic slags all say :
"I knew him first, and I knew him well"

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 A Rush and a Push and the Land Is Ours
  • 2 I Started Something I Couldn’t Finish
  • 3 Death of a Disco Dancer
  • 4 Girlfriend in a Coma
  • 5 Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before
  • 6 Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
  • 7 Unhappy Birthday
  • 8 Paint a Vulgar Picture
  • 9 Death at One’s Elbow
  • 10 I Won’t Share You


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Steven Morrissey, Johnny Marr
    album: Track 8 in album Strangeways, Here We Come
    release date: 1987-9-22
    popularity : 61 users have visited this page.
    length: 5:36
    composer: Johnny Marr
    lyricist: Morrissey

    Album Information

    label: Sire Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 075992564922
    script: Latin