Unhappy Birthday Lyrics

The Smiths


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Steven Morrissey, Johnny Marr
album: Track 7 in album Strangeways, Here We Come
release date: 1987-9-22
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length: 2:46
composer: Johnny Marr
lyricist: Morrissey

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The Smiths Strangeways, Here We Come cover art
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I've come to wish you an unhappy birthday
I've come to wish you an unhappy birthday
'Cause you're evil
And you lie
And if you should die
I may feel slightly sad
(But I won't cry)

Loved and lost
And some may say
When usually it's Nothing
Surely you're happy
It should be this way ?
I say "No, I'm gonna kill my dog"
And : "May the lines sag, may the lines sag heavy and deep tonight"

I've come to wish you an unhappy birthday
I've come to wish you an unhappy birthday
'Cause you're evil
And you lie
And if you should die
I may feel slightly sad
(But I won't cry)

Loved and lost
And some may say
When usually it's Nothing
Surely you're happy
It should be this way ?
I said "No"
And then I shot myself
So, drink, drink, drink
And be ill tonight

From the one you left behind
From the one you left behind
From the one you left behind
From the one you left behind
Behind
Behind
Behind
Behind
Behind
Behind
Oh, unhappy birthday
Behind
Behind
Behind


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