The Headmaster Ritual Lyrics

The Smiths

credits


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Steven Morrissey, Johnny Marr
album: Track 1 in album Meat Is Murder
release date: 1985-2-11
popularity : 25 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Folk Rock/New Wave/Alternative Rock
length: 4:53
producer: The Smiths
engineer: Stephen Street
composer: Johnny Marr
lyricist: Morrissey

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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Belligerent ghouls
Run Manchester schools

Spineless swines
Cemented minds

Sir leads the troops
Jealous of youth
Same old suit since nineteen sixty two

He does the military two-step down
The nape of my neck

I want to go home
I don't want to stay

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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