(Morrissey/Mark E. Nevin)
The song must have been written shortly before or at the latest at the beginning of the recording session for the "Kill Uncle" album, at Hook End Manor in the autumn of 1990, with producers Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley. Musicians on this recording were Mark E Nevin (guitars), Mark 'Bedders' Bedford (basses), Andrew Paresi (drums and percussion), and perhaps Nawazish Ali Khan (violin) and Steve Heart and/or Seamus Beaghen (harmonium).
This song has never been performed specifically for radio, television or the web.
This song has been done in concert a confirmed 59 times by Morrissey, perhaps up to 61 times if we take into account the fact that information is missing for a few setlists from the era. It was only done on the 1991 Kill Uncle tour. It was in Morrissey's set almost every night then, skipped a handful of times at most.
No demos or studio outtakes of this song have leaked to the general public at this point in time.