"The Never Played Symphonies"
(Morrissey/Alain Whyte)


This song was probably written at some point in 2003 or shortly before. It was recorded during the "You Are The Quarry" sessions at Sarm Hook End in Berkshire in the autumn of 2003 and mixed at Conway Studios in Los Angeles with producer Jerry Finn, although it is generally credited as having been recorded in Los Angeles in 2004. Musicians on this recording were Boz Boorer (guitar), Alain Whyte (guitar), Gary Day (bass), Dean Butterworth (drums) and Roger Manning (piano).


single version {3:06}
• USA single of "Irish Blood, English Heart", all formats
• Europe cd-single #2 of "Irish Blood, English Heart"
• Japan edition of "You Are The Quarry" album
Songs To Save Your Life, a NME freebie compilation
• Deluxe edition of "You Are The Quarry" album
"Swords" album


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


This song has been done live only 12 times by Morrissey, sometimes on but mostly off the setlist during the final three months of the 2004 You Are The Quarry tour.

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.