"At Last I Am Born"|
These words are transcribed without permission the way they appear in the "Ringleader Of The Tormentors" album. There are no variations between the printed lyrics and what Morrissey actually sings in the studio version.
At last I am born1 On the Tour Of The Tormentors MMVI and in 2007, Morrissey sometimes replaced "historians note" by "historians write this down", or even for a short period in 2006 to "vulgarians note".
2 On select dates of the 2006 tour Morrissey changed this first occurrence of "difficult child" to "miserable child".
3 On the Tour Of The Tormentors MMVI, Morrissey changed this line to "vegetarians know" on most dates. On the 2007 Greatest Hits tour he did it now and then but not all the time.
4 On select dates of the 2006 tour Morrissey changed this second occurrence of "difficult child" to "miserable child". For some time he also sang "fat little child". The latter change was almost standard on the 2007 Greatest Hits tour.
5 In most live performances of this song, Morrissey added emphasis to this line by singing "at last I am born, yes!, it took me a long long time..."