"Late Night, Maudlin Street"
(Morrissey/Stephen Street)


The song was written and recorded halfway into the "Viva Hate" sessions which stretched from October to December 1987 at Wool Hall Studios in Bath, with producer Stephen Street. Musicians on the recording were Vini Reilly (guitar, piano), Stephen Street (bass) and Andrew Paresi (drums).


original album version {7:41}
"Viva Hate" album, original edition
"The Family Line", a French giveaway cd-EP
"Viva Hate" album, EMI Centenary edition
reissued album edit {6:54}
"Viva Hate" album, redesigned edition [remastered 2012]


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


The song has been done in concert 29 times by Morrissey, all on the 2002 untitled tour. It was played regularly at the beginning of the tour, then more sporadically until the end of October after which it was dropped.

live Royal Albert Hall 17 September 2002 {5:23}
• 7" single #2 of "I Just Want To See The Boy Happy"


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