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First Of The Gang To Die: Live version download available

20 July 2004

An exclusive live version download of "First Of The Gang To Die" is available for purchase. This version was recorded at the Manchester Evening News Arena on the 22nd of May 2004, and is used on the video for the single. It is otherwise unavailable to buy as an audio track. For more details about the live version download, please visit the official Morrissey website www.morrisseymusic.com.

First Of The Gang To Die: Single chart positions in the U.K.

20 July 2004

"First Of The Gang To Die" has entered the U.K. singles chart at #6, and the U.K. indie singles chart at #1.

Morrissey writes statement on the death of New York Dolls bassist Arthur Harold Kane Jr.

19 July 2004

Morrissey has written a statement on the death of New York Dolls bassist Arthur Harold Kane Jr. The statement is posted in the news section of the official Morrissey website www.morrisseymusic.com.

First Of The Gang To Die: Single released today in the U.S.

13 July 2004

"First Of The Gang To Die" is released today in the U.S.

The U.S. CD single tracklisting is:

"First Of The Gang To Die"
"My Life Is A Succession Of People Saying Goodbye"
"Teenage Dad On His Estate"
"Mexico"

The U.S. DVD single and the U.S. 7" vinyl single are released on the 20th of July.

First Of The Gang To Die: Single released today in the U.K.; video world premiere on VH1.com

12 July 2004

The splendid second single from You Are The Quarry — "First Of The Gang To Die" — is released on the Attack label through Sanctuary Records today in the U.K. (on the 13th of July in the U.S.).

The video for the single was world premiered on the 1st of July on VH1.com.

The U.K. single is available on three formats: Mini CD single; DVD single; and limited edition 7" vinyl single.

The U.K. Mini CD single tracklisting is:

"First Of The Gang To Die"
"My Life Is A Succession Of People Saying Goodbye"

The U.K. DVD single tracklisting is:

"First Of The Gang To Die" (live video from Manchester, 22nd May 2004)
"First Of The Gang To Die" (audio)
"Teenage Dad On His Estate" (audio)
"Mexico" (audio)

The U.K. DVD single also features a photo gallery.

The U.K. limited edition 7" vinyl single tracklisting is:

"First Of The Gang To Die"
"My Life Is A Succession Of People Saying Goodbye"

Songs To Save Your Life: CD compiled by Morrissey

12 July 2004

The 19th June issue of NME featured Songs To Save Your Life, a cover-mount CD compiled by Morrissey. The compilation CD includes tracks by Morrissey, The Killers, Gene, Sparks, The Slits, The Ordinary Boys, New York Dolls, Franz Ferdinand, Raymonde, Ludus, Sack, Remma, Pony Club, Jobriath, Damien Dempsey, The Libertines, and Sir John Betjeman.

Morrissey wins Silver Clef Award and Mojo Icon Award

12 July 2004

On the 18th of June, Morrissey won a Silver Clef Award for "his amazing contribution to music and for being an inspiration to others." The award was presented by music therapy charity Nordoff-Robbins.

On the 22nd of June, Morrissey won the Mojo Icon Award in the inaugural Mojo Honours List. Mojo magazine has launched the Honours List to recognize "career-long contributions to popular music."

You Are The Quarry: Album chart positions in the U.S., the U.K., Sweden, Norway, Germany, and France

12 July 2004

On the 1st of June, two weeks after the release of You Are The Quarry, the following chart positions were announced on the official Morrissey website www.morrisseymusic.com: #11 in the U.S., #2 in the U.K., #1 in Sweden, #5 in Norway, #7 in Germany, and #21 in France.

You Are The Quarry: Album released today in the U.S.

18 May 2004

You Are The Quarry is released today in the U.S.

You Are The Quarry: Album released today in the U.K.

17 May 2004

Morrissey's magnificent new album You Are The Quarry is released on the Attack label through Sanctuary Records today in the U.K. (on the 18th of May in the U.S.).

The album tracklisting is:

"America Is Not The World"
"Irish Blood, English Heart"
"I Have Forgiven Jesus"
"Come Back To Camden"
"I'm Not Sorry"
"The World Is Full Of Crashing Bores"
"How Can Anybody Possibly Know How I Feel?"
"First Of The Gang To Die"
"Let Me Kiss You"
"All The Lazy Dykes"
"I Like You"
"You Know I Couldn't Last"

The U.K. album is available on three formats: Standard CD (standard jewel case packaging); limited edition CD/DVD (special gatefold digipak, with bonus DVD featuring the "Irish Blood, English Heart" video, a photo gallery, and more); and limited edition vinyl (individually numbered and limited to 10,000 copies).

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