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|"The Boy Racer"|
|Single by Morrissey|
|from the album Southpaw Grammar|
|Released||27 November 1995|
|Songwriter(s)||Morrissey, Alain Whyte|
|Morrissey singles chronology|
"The Boy Racer" is a song by Morrissey, released as a single in 1995, the second single to be taken from the album Southpaw Grammar. It was Morrissey's second and final single release on the RCA record label he had signed to after leaving EMI. The single was released across two CDs, each with different covers but both featuring a young boy. Contrary to rumour, the child is not Morrissey's nephew.
The single reached number 36 on the UK Singles Chart, ten places lower than his last single, "Dagenham Dave".
The song was performed live by Morrissey between 1995 and 2012.