Morrissey Gets No Royalties

How I dearly wish I was not here...According to a post on fan site True To You, Morrissey would like it to be known that he “has not received a royalty from EMI since 1992” and “last received a royalty payment from Warners ten years ago.”

This comes in response to his former labels releasing some new vinyl box sets. The 7″ Singles ’88-’91, is due October 12 in the UK from EMI, and The HMV/Parlophone Singles ’91-’95 is due November 2. No US release is scheduled for those. Also, Warner/Rhino UK is releasing a box of the Smiths‘ four studio albums, remastered 180 gram vinyl (bundled with MP3s). But Moz was not consulted and does not approve.

Morrissey: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki

The Smiths: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki


The 7″ Singles ’88 – 91

A – ‘Suedehead’

B – ‘I Know Very Well How I Got My Name’

A – ‘Everyday Is Like Sunday’

B – ‘Disappointed’

A – ‘The Last Of The Famous International Playboys’

B – ‘Lucky Lisp’

A – ‘Interesting Drug’

B – ‘Such A Little Thing Makes Such A Big Difference’

A – ‘Oujia Board, Oujia Board’

B – ‘Yes I Am Blind’

A – ‘November Spawned A Monster’

B – ‘He Knows I’d Love To See Him’

A – ‘Piccadilly Palare’

B – ‘Get Off The Stage’

A – ‘Our Frank’

B – ‘Journalists Who Lie’

A – ‘Sing Your Life’

B – ‘That’s Entertainment’

A – ‘Pregnant For The Last Time’

B – ‘Skin Storm’

The HMV/Parlophone Singles ’91-95

A – ‘My Love Life’

B – ‘I’ve Changed My Plea To Guilty’

A – ‘We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful’

B – ‘Suedehead’ (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, October 4, 1991)

A – ‘You’re The One For Me, Fatty’

B – ‘Pashernate Love’

A – ‘Certain People I Know’

B – ‘Jack The Ripper’

A – ‘The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get’

B – ‘Used To Be A Sweet Boy’

A – ‘Hold On To Your Friends’

B – ‘Moon River’

A – ‘Interlude’

B – ‘Interlude (Extended)’

A – ‘Boxers’

B – ‘Have-A-Go Merchant’

A – ‘Sunny’

B – ‘Black-Eyed Susan’

One thought on “Morrissey Gets No Royalties”

  1. He should sign to GLONO.

    “Morrissey, let me ask you something. If you could have more time, or more money, what do you think you’d choose? Because I have an exciting opportunity for you to make a full-time salary on a part-time schedule, all while working for yourself!”

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