The Smiths: The Queen Is Dead

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Dopo il “discusso” picture disc uscito a fine giugno, il 20 ottobre la Warner pubblica un’edizione expanded della ristampa: 2CD, versione 3CD + DVD o box 5LP.

Out on October 20th via Warner Music, ‘The Queen Is Dead’ represents the first time The Smiths have fully re-visited one of their studio albums. The 2CD version will contain the 2017 master and bonus recordings, while the Deluxe 3CD / 1 DVD box set features demos, B-sides, and alternate takes, a full live performance, a DVD, and The Queen Is Dead – A Film By Derek Jarman. The 5LP box, meanwhile, features the 2017 master of the album, additional recordings and the ‘Live In Boston’ recording.

previously unreleased live versions of each track on the record will be released each Monday for the next 10 weeks

Recorded live at the Irvine Meadows, Laguna Hills on 28th August, 1986

Tracklist: The Smiths, The Queen is Dead

Disc 1: Original Album — 2017 Remaster
1. “The Queen Is Dead”
2. “Frankly, Mr. Shankly”
3. “I Know It’s Over”
4. “Never Had No One Ever”
5. “Cemetry Gates”
6. “Bigmouth Strikes Again”
7. “The Boy With The Thorn In His Side”
8. “Vicar In A Tutu”
9. “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out”
10. “Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others”

Disc 2: Additional Recordings
1. “The Queen Is Dead” (Full Version)
2. “Frankly, Mr. Shankly” (Demo)
3. “I Know It’s Over” (Demo)
4. “Never Had No One Ever” (Demo)
5. “Cemetry Gates” (Demo)
6. “Bigmouth Strikes Again” (Demo)
7. “Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others” (Demo)
8. “The Boy With The Thorn In His Side” (Demo Mix)
9. “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out” (Take 1)
10. “Rubber Ring” (B-side)
11. “Asleep” (B-side)
12. “Money Changes Everything” (B-side)
13. “Unloveable” (B-side)

Tracks 1-7 and 9 previously unreleased.
Track 8 released on 7-inch for Record Store Day.
Tracks 10 and 11 are 2017 masters of B-sides from “The Boy With The Thorn In His Side”
Tracks 12 and 13 are 2017 masters of B-sides from “Bigmouth Strikes Again”

Disc 3: Live In Boston (Previously Unreleased)
1. “How Soon Is Now?”
2. “Hand In Glove”
3. “I Want The One I Can’t Have”
4. “Never Had No One Ever”
5. “Stretch Out And Wait”
6. “The Boy With The Thorn In His Side”
7. “Cemetry Gates”
8. “Rubber Ring/What She Said/Rubber Ring”
9. “Is It Really So Strange?”
10. “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out”
11. “That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore”
12. “The Queen Is Dead”
13. “I Know It’s Over”

Recorded at Great Woods Center For The Performing Arts on August 5, 1986

DVD:
The Queen Is Dead on 96kHz / 24-bit PCM stereo
The Queen Is Dead — A Film by Derek Jarman

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