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|"Something Is Squeezing My Skull"|
|Single by Morrissey|
|from the album Years of Refusal|
|Released||27 April 2009|
|Format||CDS, 7" single, digital download|
|Genre||Alternative rock, indie rock|
|Songwriter(s)||Morrissey, Alain Whyte|
|Morrissey singles chronology|
"Something Is Squeezing My Skull" is a song with lyrics by Morrissey and music by Alain Whyte. The song is the second single to be released from Morrissey's 2009 album Years of Refusal. It was recorded in Los Angeles and produced by Jerry Finn, the man behind 2004’s You Are the Quarry. The single was released on 27 April 2009 and reached number 46 on the UK Singles Chart, as well as number one on the Scottish Singles Chart, becoming Morrissey's third and most recent number-one single on that chart. The song also experienced some success in France, where it reached number 35 on the SNEP chart.
The single comes backed with live recordings of "This Charming Man", "Best Friend on the Payroll" and "I Keep Mine Hidden", the latter being performed for the first time ever by Morrissey and his band at BBC Radio 2's 'Live With Morrissey' concert in February 2009.
|Scotland (Official Charts Company)||1|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||46|