"The Edges Are No Longer Parallel"
(Morrissey/Alain Whyte)


This song must have been written at some point in 1997. It is credited as having been "recorded in Oxfordshire 1997" and "produced by Danton Supple". Date of recording is likely to be July 1997. Additional information is needed regarding recording studio, etc. Musicians on this recording were Boz Boorer (guitars), Alain Whyte (guitars, backing vocals), Jonny Bridgwood (bass) and Spencer Cobrin (drums).


single version {5:04}
• 12" and cd-single of "Roy's Keen"
"Rare Tracks", a Japanese cd-EP
"Maladjusted" album, redesigned edition [remastered 2009]


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


This song has only been performed live twice by Morrissey, on 5 October 1999 and 6 October 1999, the first two dates of the Oye Esteban tour. Neither performance has been given an official release at this point in time.


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



In the 2009 expanded and redesigned edition of the "Maladjusted" album, Morrissey said that this song "...is the sea drawing back; hope, that saves us, can turn on you, having walked too many tightropes and foolishly believed (...) I am amused when people talk of the law of averages, or says 'what goes around comes around' - both redundantly untrue."