"Used To Be A Sweet Boy"
(Morrissey/Alain Whyte)


The song was written at the end of the recording sessions for the "Vauxhall & I" album which took place between June and August 1993 at Hook End Manor. It was recorded with producer Steve Lillywhite and musicians Boz Boorer (guitar), Alain Whyte (guitar), Jonny Bridgwood (bass) and Woodie Taylor (drums).


album version {2:49}
"The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get" single, all formats
"Vauxhall & I" album
"The HMV/Parlophone Singles '88-'95" album
"Vauxhall & I" album, 20th anniversary edition [remastered 2014]


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


Very few people were lucky enough to hear this song played live, as it has only been done in concert 4 times by Morrissey, all at the start of the 1995 Boxers tour.

There are no officially released live recordings of the song at this point in time.


orchestral version {2:50}
Taken from a record company cd-r of a scrapped reissue of "Vauxhall & I", this has not yet leaked on bootlegs.