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20 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Meat Is Murder

Meat Is Murder was the Smiths' second studio record, following on from the success of their self-titled debut and the Hatful of Hollow compilation. It saw a more strident, self-confident band produce the album themselves, leading to Morrissey making his uncompromising statement on the title track, which closed the record.

Released just over 31 years ago, it has remained a much-loved record amongst fans and still sounds fresh and vital today.

Read on for 20 things that you may not know about Meat Is Murder: see if you can learn something new.

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