"Certain People I Know"
(Morrissey/Alain Whyte)

 

This song was written shortly before or during the "Your Arsenal" recording sessions, which took place in March 1992 at the Wool Hall in Bath, with producer Mick Ronson. Musicians on this recording were Boz Boorer (guitar), Alain Whyte (guitar), Gary Day (bass) and Spencer Cobrin (drums).

 

album / single version {3:11}
"Your Arsenal" album
"The Malady Lingers On", a video compilation
"Certain People I Know" single, all formats
"The Family Line", a French giveaway cd-EP
"The World Of Morrissey" album
"íThe Best Of!" album
"The HMV/Parlophone Singles '88-'95" album
"Your Arsenal" album, redesigned edition [remastered 2014]

 

Hangin' With MTV 6 August 1992 [tv]
This 2-song appearance (also including "You're The One For Me, Fatty") is circulated on bootleg video compilations of Morrissey television appearances. The audio is commonly found in good quality on various manufactured bootlegs as well as in digital format on the internet.
Tonight Show with Jay Leno 9 October 1992 [tv]
This 2-song appearance (also including "You're The One For Me, Fatty") is circulated on bootleg video compilations of Morrissey television appearances. The audio is commonly found in good quality on various manufactured bootlegs as well as in digital format on the internet.
Later With Jools Holland 10 December 1992 {3:55} [tv]
This performance is also widely circulated on bootleg video compilations of Morrissey television appearances alongside that night's other performance, "Suedehead". The audio is also commonly found in good quality on various manufactured bootlegs as well as in digital format on the internet.

 

The song has been performed live 77 times by Morrissey. The first 54 airings were on the 1992 Your Arsenal tour when the song was done every night with the exception of an early festival appearance and an aborted concert. It unexpectedly returned on the 2014 tour when it was done 6 more times out of 17 American dates and 17 times out of 32 dates in in Europe.

live London 20 Dec 1992, not Paris! {3:14}
"Beethoven Was Deaf" live album

 

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