The Boy Racer


The Boy Racer

Infobox Single
Name = The Boy Racer


Artist = Morrissey
from Album = Southpaw Grammar
Released = November 27, 1995
Format = 7", CD
[ Recorded = ]
Genre = Rock
Length = 4:46
Label = RCA (UK)
Writer = Morrissey, Alain Whyte
Producer = Steve Lillywhite
Last single = "Dagenham Dave" (1995)
This single = "The Boy Racer" (1995)
Next single = "Sunny" (1995)
Misc = Extra album cover
Upper caption = Alternate covers
Type = single


Lower caption = CD 2 Cover
Song infobox
Name = The Boy Racer


Artist = Morrissey
Album = Southpaw Grammar
Released = August 28 1995
track_no = 3
Recorded = March-April 1995
Genre = Rock
Length = 4:46
Writer = Morrissey/Whyte
Label = RCA
Producer = Steve Lillywhite
Misc = Extra tracklisting
Album = Southpaw Grammar
Type = studio
Tracks =
# "The Teachers Are Afraid of the Pupils"
# "Reader Meet Author"
# "The Boy Racer"
# "The Operation"
# "Dagenham Dave"
# "Do Your Best and Don't Worry"
# "Best Friend on the Payroll"
# "Southpaw"

"The Boy Racer" is a song by Morrissey, released as a single in 1995, the second single to be taken from the album "Southpaw Grammar". It was Morrissey's second and final single release on the RCA record label he had signed to after leaving EMI. The single was released across two CDs, each with different covers but both featuring a young boy. Contrary to rumour, the child is not Morrissey's nephew.

The single reached number 36 in the UK singles chart, ten places lower than his last single, Dagenham Dave.

Track listings

7" vinyl

# "The Boy Racer"
# "London (live London 26/2/95)"

CD 1

# "The Boy Racer"
# "London (live London 26/2/95)"
# "Billy Budd (live London 26/2/95)"

CD 2

# "The Boy Racer"
# "Spring-Heeled Jim (live London 26/2/95)"
# "Why Don't You Find Out For Yourself (live London 26/2/95)"

Musicians

* Morrissy: Voice
* Alain Whyte: Guitars
* Boz Boorer: Guitars
* Jonny Bridgwood: Bass Guitars
* Spencer Cobrin: The Drums

Live Performances

The song was performed live by Morrissey on his 1995, 1997 and 1999/2000 tours.

See also

* Morrissey discography

External links

* " [http://www.passionsjustlikemine.com/disc/moz-d33tbr.htm The Boy Racer] " at [http://www.passionsjustlikemine.com/ Passions Just Like Mine]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Boy racer (subculture) — Boy racer is a type of sub culture based around passenger vehicles. TOC Boy racer is now a New Zealand, British and Irish colloquial term for a person, usually a male in his late teens or early twenties, who drives his car in an intimidating or… …   Wikipedia

  • boy racer — noun (informal) A male driver with a juvenile need to impress others with the speed and aggression of his driving • • • Main Entry: ↑boy * * * boy racer UK US noun [countable] [singular boy racer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boy racer (motorcycle) — Boy racer was the name of the AJS 7R, the 1951 to 1962 350 cc racing motorcycle produced by Associated Motorcycles. It was so called because of its perceived affordability in contrast to the contemporary 350 Manx Norton …   Wikipedia

  • boy racer — boy racers N COUNT (disapproval) British journalists sometimes refer to young men who drive very fast, especially in expensive and powerful cars, as boy racers. Bad driving is not just the preserve of boy racers... Car manufacturers must stop… …   English dictionary

  • boy racer — /bɔɪ ˈreɪsə/ (say boy raysuh) noun a young man who drives a flashy car equipped with quality add ons, such as stereos, spoilers, etc., and who spends time driving around in it for the purpose of showing it off …   Australian English dictionary

  • Demetan Croaker, The Boy Frog — けろっこデメタン (Kerokko Demetan) Genre Comedy, adventure, Romance, Fantasy TV anime Directed by …   Wikipedia

  • The National Front Disco — is a song by Morrissey which appears on the album Your Arsenal. The song also appears on the live album Beethoven Was Deaf. The title of the song refers to the National Front, a far right nationalist organisation. The lyrics describe how the… …   Wikipedia

  • The CD Singles '91-95' — Infobox Album Name = The CD Singles 91 95 Type = box Artist = Morrissey Border = yes Released = 17 September 2000 Recorded = 1991 1995 Genre = Length = Label = EMI Producer =Clive Langer Alan Winstanley Mick Ronson Steve Lillywhite Boz Boorer… …   Wikipedia

  • The Aeroplane Flies High — Box Set de The Smashing Pumpkins Publicación 1996 Grabación 1995 Género(s) Rock alternativo Duración 138:5 …   Wikipedia Español

  • The Pink Panther Show — is a showcase of DePatie Freleng animated cartoons from the 1960s and 1970s, prominently by David H. DePatie and Friz Freleng. The television series was produced by Mirisch Films and DePatie Freleng Enterprises, and was broadcast on several… …   Wikipedia