"Because Of My Poor Education"
(Morrissey/Alain Whyte)


This song must have been written in 2008 shortly before it was recorded. It is credited as having been recorded in Los Angeles in 2008 with producer Jerry Finn, at the tail end of the recording sessions for the "Years Of Refusal" album. Musicians on this recording were Boz Boorer (guitar), Jesse Tobias (guitar), Solomon Walker (bass), Matt Walker (drums) and "the great Roger Joseph Manning Jr." (piano).


single version {3:25}
• cd-single #1 of "I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris"
"Swords" album


This song has never been performed specifically for radio, television or the web.


This song has been performed live 22 times by Morrissey. It was done on the final three dates of the 2009 Years Of Refusal tour, then on a majority of dates of the Swords tour later that year.

There are no officially released live recordings of the song at this point in time.


No demos or studio outtakes of this song have leaked to the general public at this point in time.