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|Release||20 May 2014 (Digital Download)|
3:20 (radio edit)
|Chart position||UK - did not chart|
World Peace Is None Of Your Business|
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Morrissey began the recording of World Peace Is None Of Your Business on 1 February 2014 in France with producer Joe Chiccarelli. On 7 March 2014 it was announced that the forthcoming album was finished and provisionally set for a late June/early July release through the Harvest Records label.
Istanbul was released as a digital single on 20 July 2014. The single peaked at #53 on the UK charts.
It was included on a limited edition 4-track white label 10" EP released 07 July 2014.
When he first cried his mother died
I had tried to be his guide when he was born I was too young the father searches for the son in Istanbul give him back to me Istanbul, give me back my brown-eyed son
Moonlight jumping through the trees sunken eyes avoiding me from dawn to dusk the hunt is on the father searches for the son in Istanbul give him back to me Istanbul, give me back my brown-eyed son
On secret streets in disbelief Little Shadow shows the lead Prostitutes stylish and glum in amongst them you are one oh, what have I done?
Rolling breathless off the tongue The vicious street gang slang I lean into a box of pine identify the kid as mine.
- Morrissey - Vocals
- Boz Boorer - Guitars, QChord, clarinet, sax
- Jesse Tobias - Guitars
- Solomon Walker - Bass guitar
- Matt Walker - Drums, tubular bells, percussion
- Gustavo Manzur - Keyboards, piano, organ, synths, trumpet, accordion, flamenco guitar, didgeridoo, QChord, backing vocals
- Kristeen Young - Backing vocals
- Christophe Minck - Harp
- Producer - Joe Chiccarelli
- Directed by Natalie Johns
Play count (Morrissey concert): 114
Morrissey live history:
- Adelaide, Australia 2016-10-26 (Morrissey concert)
- Akron, Ohio 2015-06-29 (Morrissey concert)
- Antwerp, Belgium 2014-11-26 (Morrissey concert)
- Antwerp, Belgium 2014-11-27 (Morrissey concert)
- Asunción, Paraguay 2015-12-06 (Morrissey concert)
- Atlanta, Georgia 2015-06-13 (Morrissey concert)
- Austin, Texas 2014-05-24 (Morrissey concert)
- Barcelona, Spain 2014-10-10 (Morrissey concert)
- Barcelona, Spain 2015-04-29 (Morrissey concert)
- Beaumont, Texas 2014-05-25 (Morrissey concert)
- www.thesmithschile.cl. (2014-07-01). "World Peace Is None Your Business" [10 Inch Vinyl Indie Exclusive] 4 track EP released (July 7, 2014). Morrissey-solo. Retrieved from morrissey-solo.com.
Istanbul Misprinted as *Instanbul on the back
- Istanbul - Discogs master release: https://www.discogs.com/master/747188
- Istanbul (Promo Misprint) - Discogs release: https://www.discogs.com/Morrissey-Istanbul/release/13926298
Related Forum Threads
- Morrissey A-Z: "Istanbul" - Morrissey-solo (Apr 30, 2021)