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"I Have Forgiven Jesus" is a song written by Morrissey from his 2004 album You Are the Quarry. It was released in December 2004 as the fourth single from the album.

"I Have Forgiven Jesus"
Single by Morrissey
from the album You Are the Quarry
Released 13 December 2004 (UK and Europe)
Format 7", CD
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:41
Label Attack/Sanctuary
Songwriter(s) Morrissey, Alain Whyte
Producer(s) Jerry Finn
Morrissey singles chronology
"Let Me Kiss You"
"I Have Forgiven Jesus"
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"Let Me Kiss You"
"I Have Forgiven Jesus"
"Redondo Beach"/"There Is a Light That Never Goes Out"

The single reached number 10 and spent five weeks on the chart. The song was not playlisted by Radio 1 or Radio 2. Nevertheless, upon its release it was playlisted by XFM and was made single of the week by HMV. When it reached the number 10 spot in the UK Singles Chart during Christmas week, it gave Morrissey his fourth top ten hit of 2004, a feat only matched by the group McFly.


Track listingsEdit

7" vinyl and CD 1Edit

  1. "I Have Forgiven Jesus"
  2. "No One Can Hold a Candle to You"

CD 2Edit

  1. "I Have Forgiven Jesus"
  2. "The Slum Mums"
  3. "The Public Image"
Country Record label Format Catalogue number
UK Attack/Sanctuary 7" vinyl ATKSE011
UK Attack/Sanctuary CD 1 ATKXS011
UK Attack/Sanctuary CD 2 ATKXD011


Live performancesEdit

The song was performed live by Morrissey on his 2004 and 2006 tours, and featured on his live DVD, Who Put the M in Manchester?

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