Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up on the Stage

"Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up on the Stage"
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Single by Morrissey
from the album Low in High School
Released17 November 2017 (2017-11-17)
FormatDigital download, 7-inch vinyl
Length4:19
LabelBMG
Songwriter(s)Boz Boorer, Morrissey
Producer(s)Joe Chiccarelli
Morrissey singles chronology
"Spent the Day in Bed"
(2017)
"Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up on the Stage"
(2017)
"My Love, I'd Do Anything for You"
(2018)

"Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up on the Stage" is a song by English singer-songwriter Morrissey. It was produced by Joe Chiccarelli. The song was released via BMG Rights Management on 17 November 2017 as the second single from Morrissey's eleventh solo studio album, Low in High School (2017).[1] A 7" vinyl single was released on 8 December 2017, featuring an Elvis Presley cover on the B-side.[2]

The cover features a 1983 photo by Miron Zownir.[3]

It reached number one on the UK Vinyl Singles Chart, where it remained for two weeks, including the Christmas number one week of 2017.[4] When Morrissey performed the song on a BBC television show, he changed the lyrics "exit, exit" to "Brexit, exit".[5]

Music video[]

The video was directed by Robert Hales and features Morrissey and his band doing a dance routine.[6]

Track listing[]

Digital download

  1. "Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up on the Stage" – 4:19

7" vinyl[2]

  1. "Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up on the Stage" – 4:19
  2. "You'll Be Gone" (live)

References[]

  1. ^ "NME". Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "MorrisseySolo.com". Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  3. ^ "WeHeart.com". Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Official UK Vinyl Singles Chart (22 December 2017 – 28 December 2017)". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  5. ^ "BrooklynVegan.com". Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Watch Morrissey Dance in New "Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up on the Stage" Video". Pitchfork. Retrieved 23 December 2017.

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