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This is a discography for the English alternative rock singer Morrissey. Since the Smiths disbanded in 1987 he has released 11 studio albums, two live albums, 12 compilation albums, one extended play (EP), 53 singles and seven video albums on HMV, Sire Records, Parlophone, Polydor, RCA Victor, Island, Mercury, Sanctuary Records, EMI, Reprise Records, Rhino, Decca Records, Harvest Records, Capitol Music Group and BMG.

Morrissey discography
A man singing on stage.
Morrissey during the 2006 concert at Austin, Texas
Studio albums11
Live albums2
Compilation albums12
Video albums7
Music videos38
EPs1
Singles53

Contents

AlbumsEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
CAN
[4]
DEN
[5]
FIN
[6]
FRA
[7]
GER
[8]
IRL
[9]
NLD
[10]
NOR
[11]
SWE
[12]
SWI
[13]
US
[14]
1988 Viva Hate 1 21 32 13 33 12 20 27 48
1991 Kill Uncle
  • Released: 5 March 1991
  • Labels: HMV, Sire
  • Formats: CD, LP, Cassette
8 45 53 36 61 27 52
1992 Your Arsenal
  • Released: 27 July 1992
  • Labels: HMV, Sire
  • Formats: CD, LP, Cassette
4 12 28 11 76 42 21
1994 Vauxhall and I
  • Released: 14 March 1994
  • Labels: Parlophone, Sire
  • Formats: LP, CD
1 21 22 31 12 5 73 13 18
1995 Southpaw Grammar
  • Released: 28 August 1995
  • Labels: RCA Victor, Sire
  • Formats: CD, LP
4 74 35 38 33 7 79 14 66
1997 Maladjusted 8 62 70 27 76 10 61
2004 You Are the Quarry
  • Released: 17 May 2004
  • Label: Sanctuary
  • Formats: CD, LP
2 64 24 37 13 8 21 7 3 30 5 1 63 11
2006 Ringleader of the Tormentors 1 55 25 41 3 4 38 9 3 22 2 1 44 27
2009 Years of Refusal
  • Released: 16 February 2009
  • Labels: Decca, Polydor
  • Formats: CD, LP, DD
3
[17]
87 24 36 4 10 29 4 12 52 6 5 32 11
2014 World Peace Is None of Your Business 2 58 17 2 23 53 8 4 28 29 30 14
2017 Low in High School
  • Released: 17 November 2017[18]
  • Labels: BMG, Etienne
  • Formats: CD, LP, DD, Cassette
5 81 18 20
[19]
71
[20]
15 8
[21]
40 29
[22]
36 20
2019 California Son
  • Released: 24 May 2019 [23]
  • Labels: BMG, Etienne
  • Formats: TBA
To be released
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albumsEdit

Year Title Peak chart positions
UK
[1]
FRA
[7]
SWE
[12]
US
[14]
1993 Beethoven Was Deaf
  • Released: 10 May 1993
  • Label: HMV
  • Formats: LP, CD
13
2005 Live at Earls Court
  • Released: 29 March 2005
  • Label: Sanctuary
  • Format: CD
18 110 16 119
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Mini albumsEdit

Rare Tracks is a Japan-only mini-album by Morrissey containing all six B-sides to the UK Maladjusted singles, which was released in 1997.

Track listing
  1. "Lost"
  2. "Heir Apparent"
  3. "The Edges Are No Longer Parallel"
  4. "This Is Not Your Country"
  5. "Now I Am a Was"
  6. "I Can Have Both"

CompilationsEdit

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[4]
SWE
[12]
US
[14]
1990 Bona Drag
  • Released: 15 October 1990
  • Labels: HMV, Sire
  • Formats: LP, cassette, CD
9 57 73 59
1995 World of Morrissey
  • Released: 6 February 1995
  • Labels: Parlophone, Sire
  • Format: LP, CD
15 45 134
1997 Suedehead: The Best of Morrissey
  • Released: 8 September 1997
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: CD
25
[A]
1998 My Early Burglary Years
  • Released: September 1998
  • Label: Reprise
  • Format: CD
2000 The CD Singles '88–91'
The CD Singles '91–95'
  • Released: 17 September 2000
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: 9×CD single box set
2001 The Best of Morrissey
  • Released: 6 November 2001
  • Label: Rhino
  • Format: CD
2008 Greatest Hits
  • Released: 11 February 2008
  • Label: Decca
  • Formats: CD, LP
5
[17]
16 178
2009 The HMV/Parlophone Singles '88–'95
  • Released: 12 October 2009
  • Label: EMI
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Swords
  • Released: 26 October 2009
  • Label: Polydor
  • Formats: CD, LP
55
[17]
2011 Very Best of Morrissey
  • Released: 25 April 2011
  • Label: Major Minor
  • Formats: CD, LP
80
[17]
2018 This Is Morrissey
  • Released: 6 July 2018
  • Label: Parlophone, Sire
  • Formats: CD, LP
  • A^ Chart position for the 2004 re-entry; the 1997 chart position was number 26.

Other album appearancesEdit

Year Song Album Notes
1992 "Tomorrow" (Steve Peck Mix) Volume 5 An alternate mix of the 1992 single.
2006 "First of the Gang to Die" Music from Glastonbury the Film A live version from 2004.
2006 "Suedehead" (Sparks Mix) Future Retro An alternate mix of the 1988 single, only available on the CD version of the album.

Extended playsEdit

Year Title
1991 At KROQ
  • Released: 18 September 1991
  • Label: Sire/Reprise
  • Format: CD

SinglesEdit

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK
[1][24]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[4]
DEN
[5]
FIN
[6]
FRA
[7]
IRL
[25]
NLD
[10]
NOR
[11]
SWE
[12]
US Mod. Rock
[26]
US Hot 100
[26]
1988 "Suedehead" 5 45 18 2 30 Viva Hate
"Everyday Is Like Sunday" 9 3 76
1989 "The Last of the Famous International Playboys" 6 68 20 3 3 Non-album single
"Interesting Drug" 9 111 4 11
"Ouija Board, Ouija Board" 18 13 4 2
1990 "November Spawned a Monster" 12 9 6
"Piccadilly Palare" 18 152 5 2 Bona Drag
1991 "Our Frank" 26 127 26 7 2 Kill Uncle
"Sing Your Life" 33 190 21 10
"Pregnant for the Last Time" 25 71 9 Non-album single
"My Love Life" 29 153 6
1992 "We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful" 17 55 9 2 Your Arsenal
"You're the One for Me, Fatty" 19 85 16
"Tomorrow" 1
"Certain People I Know" 35 104
1994 "The More You Ignore Me, the Closer I Get" 8 85 34 42 24 1 46 Vauxhall and I
"Hold on to Your Friends" 48 170
"Interlude" (with Siouxsie Sioux) 25 129 25 Non-album single
"Now My Heart Is Full" Vauxhall and I
1995 "Boxers" 23 163 19 118 Non-album single
"Dagenham Dave" 26 133 28 Southpaw Grammar
"The Boy Racer" 36
"Sunny" 42 42 Non-album single
1997 "Alma Matters" 16 97 50 109 Maladjusted
"Roy's Keen" 42
"Satan Rejected My Soul" 39
2004 "Irish Blood, English Heart" 3 7 66 17 18 4 36 You Are the Quarry
"First of the Gang to Die" 6 57 26 90 20
"Let Me Kiss You" 8 44 19
"I Have Forgiven Jesus" 10 45 33
2005 "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out" / "Redondo Beach"[B] 11 45 33 Live at Earls Court
2006 "You Have Killed Me" 3 3 3 5 69 9 58 8 Ringleader of the Tormentors
"The Youngest Was the Most Loved" 14 6 12 20 26
"In the Future When All's Well" 17 35 20
"I Just Want to See the Boy Happy" 16 14 50
2008 "That's How People Grow Up" 14 27 26 Greatest Hits
All You Need Is Me 24
2009 "I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris" 21 26 58 Years of Refusal
"Something Is Squeezing My Skull" 46 35
2010 "Everyday Is Like Sunday"[C] 42 43 Bona Drag (2010 remaster)
2011 "Glamorous Glue"[D] 69 13 Very Best of Morrissey
2012 "Suedehead" (Mael Mix) Non-album single
2013 "The Last of the Famous International Playboys"[C]
"Satellite of Love" (live) 124 1025 [E]
2014 "World Peace Is None of Your Business" 83 World Peace Is None of Your Business
"Istanbul"
"Earth Is the Loneliest Planet"
"The Bullfighter Dies"
2015 "Kiss Me a Lot"
2017 "Spent the Day in Bed" 69 Low in High School
"Jacky’s Only Happy When She’s Up on the Stage
2018 "My Love, I'd Do Anything for You"[27][citation needed]
"All the Young People Must Fall in Love"[28]
"Back on the Chain Gang"[29] Low in High School (Deluxe Edition)
  • B^ Double A-side
  • C^ Re-issue.
  • D^ "Glamorous Glue" was originally from the 1992 album Your Arsenal. It was not released as a single in 1992 (in any format, in any country), but made it to number 13 on the US Modern Rock charts as an album track that year. The UK chart position is for the 2011 UK single release, done to promote the Very Best of Morrissey compilation.
  • E^ "Satellite of Love" did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 1 on the Hot Singles Sales chart.

VideosEdit

Year Title Certification
1990 Hulmerist
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: VHS, DVD
1991 Sing Your Life (EP)
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: EMI (Japan)
  • Format: VHS
1992 Live in Dallas
  • Released: 1992
  • Label: WEA
  • Format: VHS, DVD
The Malady Lingers On
  • Released: 1992
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: VHS, DVD
1996 Introducing Morrissey
  • Released: 1996 / 2014 (DVD)
  • Label: WEA
  • Format: VHS, DVD
2000 ¡Oye Esteban!
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: WEA
  • Format: DVD
2005 Who Put the M in Manchester?
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: Sanctuary
  • Format: DVD
2013 25Live
  • Released: 2013
  • Label: Eagle Rock
  • Format: DVD, Blu-ray

Music videosEdit

Year Title Director(s)
1988 "Suedehead" Tim Broad
"Everyday Is Like Sunday"
1989 "The Last of the Famous International Playboys"
"Interesting Drug"
"Ouija Board, Ouija Board"
1990 "November Spawned a Monster"
1991 "Our Frank" John Maybury
"Sing Your Life" Tim Broad
"Pregnant for the Last Time"
"My Love Life"
1992 "We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful"
"You're the One for Me, Fatty"
"Certain People I Know" George Tiffin
"Tomorrow" Zack Snyder (2 versions)
"Glamorous Glue" George Tiffin
1994 "The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get" Mark Romanek
1995 "Boxers" James O'Brien
"Dagenham Dave"
"The Boy Racer"
"Sunny"
1997 "Alma Matters" Matthew Rolston
2004 "Irish Blood, English Heart" AV Club
"First of the Gang to Die"
"I Have Forgiven Jesus"
2005 "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out"
2006 "You Have Killed Me" AV Club
"The Youngest Was the Most Loved"
"In the Future When All's Well"
2008 "That's How People Grow Up"
"All You Need Is Me" Patrick O'Dell
2009 "I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris" Travis Shinn
2014 "World Peace Is None of Your Business" Natalie Johns
"Istanbul"
"Earth Is the Loneliest Planet"
"The Bullfighter Dies"
2015 "Kiss Me A Lot" Sam Esty Rayner
2017 "Spent the Day in Bed" Sophie Muller
"Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up on the Stage" Robert Hales
2018 "Back on the Chain Gang" Liam Lynch

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