Sunny (Morrissey song)

"Sunny" is a song by Morrissey, released as a single in December 1995. It was released by EMI to try to cash in on Morrissey's Southpaw Grammar album that had been released that year by RCA and consisted of three songs that Morrissey had recorded while under contract to EMI.

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Single by Morrissey
Released11 December 1995
GenreAlternative rock
LabelParlophone (UK)
Songwriter(s)Morrissey, Alain Whyte
Producer(s)Steve Lillywhite
Morrissey singles chronology
"The Boy Racer"
"Alma Matters"

"Sunny" had initially been planned to appear on the "Boxers" single released in January 1995, and "Black-Eyed Susan" had at one point been allocated to be the B-side of "The More You Ignore Me, the Closer I Get" in 1994.

Track listingsEdit

7" (Parlophone R6243)Edit

2."Black-Eyed Susan"4:08

Cassette (Parlophone TCR6243)Edit

2."Black-Eyed Susan"4:08

CD (Parlophone CDR6243)Edit

2."Black-Eyed Susan"4:08
3."A Swallow on My Neck"2:52


Jack Rabid of AllMusic described Sunny as "pleasant, breezy, jovial, and winsome, but the melody is not memorable." He expressed a preference for the B-sides: "As has been the case for Morrissey's whole career, the B-sides overshadow the A-side."[1]


  • Morrissey – voice
  • Alain Whyte – guitar
  • Boz Boorer – guitar
  • Jonny Bridgwood – bass guitar
  • Woodie Taylor – drums

Live performancesEdit

The song was performed live by Morrissey between 1995 and 2000.

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