Sunny (single)

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Cover art
Name Sunny
Release 11 December 1995
Total Length 2:44
Recorded October 1994
Writer/composer Morrissey / Alain Whyte
Producer Steve Lillywhite
Art work Photo: Paul Spencer
Graves Of Spinsters
Vinyl Etching No matrix message
Publisher Parlophone Records
Format(s) 7" Vinyl, CD
Chart position UK #42
Single chronology
The Boy Racer
Alma Matters


The sleeve design is attributed to "Graves of Spinsters" which was a phrase he would use again to describe "Ringleader Of The Tormentors" at a live show (Düsseldorf, December 15, 2006).

Track list


[Parlophone – CDR 6243]

  1. Sunny – 2:44 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  2. Black-Eyed Susan – 4:07 (Morrissey/Whyte)
  3. A Swallow On My Neck – 2:50 (Morrissey/Whyte)


We're really missing you
We're really missing you
And you've only just gone

Well, you punched and fell
And you felt embarrassed
My heart goes out to you

So I offered love and it was not required
What else can I do?
What else can I do?

We're really missing you
We're really missing you
And you've only just gone

So, Sunny send at least one thoughtful letter
My heart goes out to you
Tell us all how things are so much better
My heart it left with you
What else can I do?

They're not forgiving you
And you're not even wrong
With your jean belt wrapped around your arm
Oh, Sunny, my heart goes out to you
And with the needle pressed onto tight skin
Sunny I cry when I see where it's taking you

I'm here - I won't move
I'm here - I won't move
I'm here I will not move

Music Video

Video with preamble from Morrissey:


Related Item

Live History

Play count (Morrissey concert): 50

Morrissey live history:

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Appears On

Discogs Information


  • Mastered By - Chris Blair
  • Photography By - Paul Spencer (6)
  • Producer - Steve Lillywhite
  • Sleeve - Graves Of Spinsters
  • Written-By - Alain Whyte
  • Written-By - Morrissey


Copyright Control/Sony Music Publishing ℗ 1994 except track 2 ℗ 1993 The Copyright in this sound recording is owned by EMI Records Ltd. © 1995 EMI Records Ltd. Made in UK.

J-card case, 2 panel J-card inlay, printed on one side only.


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Wikipedia Information


"Sunny" is a song by English singer-songwriter Morrissey, released as a single in December 1995. It was released by Parlophone to try to cash in on Morrissey's Southpaw Grammar album that had been released that year by RCA Records and consists of three songs that Morrissey had recorded while under contract to Parlophone. "Sunny" had initially been planned to appear on the "Boxers" single released in January 1995, and "Black-Eyed Susan" had at one point been allocated to be the B-side of "The More You Ignore Me, the Closer I Get" in 1994.

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