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THE SMITHS Compilation Album
Name ...Best II
Release 2 November 1992
Total Length 52:24
Recorded 1983-1987
Writer/composer Morrissey/Marr
Producer Morrissey
Johnny Marr
Art work Photo "Biker Couple" by Dennis Hopper (1961)
US release cover star: Richard Davalos
Publisher WEA
Sire Records (US)
Format(s) Vinyl, CD
Chart position UK #29
US (did not chart)
Compilation Album chronology
...Best II


Track list

UK & Europe [WEA 4509-90406-2], US [Sire 9 45097-2]

  1. The Boy With The Thorn In His Side – 3:16 (Morrissey/Marr)
  2. The Headmaster Ritual – 4:52 (Morrissey/Marr)
  3. Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now – 3:34 (Morrissey/Marr)
  4. Ask – 3:15 (Morrissey/Marr)
  5. Oscillate Wildly – 3:26 (Morrissey/Marr)
  6. Nowhere Fast – 2:35 (Morrissey/Marr)
  7. Still Ill – 3:20 (Morrissey/Marr)
  8. Bigmouth Strikes Again – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
  9. That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore – 4:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
  10. Shakespeare's Sister – 2:08 (Morrissey/Marr)
  11. Girl Afraid – 2:46 (Morrissey/Marr)
  12. Reel Around The Fountain – 5:56 (Morrissey/Marr)
  13. Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me – 5:02 (Morrissey/Marr)
  14. There Is A Light That Never Goes Out – 4:02 (Morrissey/Marr)

Discogs Information


  • Layout, Design - Greg Jakobek
  • Photography By - Dennis Hopper (2)
  • Producer - John Porter
  • Producer - Johnny Marr
  • Producer - Morrissey
  • Producer - The Smiths
  • Written-By - Johnny Marr
  • Written-By - Morrissey


This compilation ℗ 1992 Warner Music UK Ltd. © 1992 Warner Music UK Ltd. Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe. A Time Warner Company.

Includes a 12 page lyric booklet.


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Discogs information (additional release)


The cover photo is from the movie "East Of Eden".

© 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 Morrissey / Marr Songs, Ltd. All rights for the Western Hemisphere administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. BMI

Made in U.S.A.


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Wikipedia Information


...Best II is a compilation album by the Smiths. It was released on November 2, 1992, by the new owner of their back catalogue, WEA (Sire Records in the United States). Its highest British chart position was #29; it did not chart in the U.S.