by Rhino

Rhino has announced plan to release a new hits compilation covering The Smiths. The record is titled The Sound of the Smiths and is due out November 11, 2008. Of particular note is the involvement of songwriters Morrissey and Johnny Marr who both contributed to the track selection, remastering and artwork.

The disc is set to be released as both a single disc and double disc collection,

Disc 1:
  1. Hand in Glove (single version)
  2. This Charming Man (single version)
  3. What Difference Does It Make (Peel session)
  4. Still Ill
  5. Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now (single version)
  6. William, It Was Really Nothing (single version)
  7. How Soon Is Now?
  8. Nowhere Fast
  9. Shakespeare's Sister (single version)
  10. Barbarism Begins at Home (7 version)
  11. That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore (single version)
  12. The Headmaster Ritual
  13. The Boy With the Thorn in His Side (single version)
  14. Bigmouth Strikes Again (single version)
  15. There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
  16. Panic (single version)
  17. Ask (single version)
  18. You Just Haven't Earned It Yet Baby (single version)
  19. Shoplifters of the World Unite (single version)
  20. Sheila Take a Bow (single version)
  21. Girlfriend in a Coma (single version)
  22. I Started Something I Couldn't Finish (single version)
  23. Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me (single version)

Disc 2:

  1. Jeane (B-side)
  2. Handsome Devil (B-side, live 1983)
  3. This Charming Man (New York vocal)
  4. Wonderful Woman
  5. Back to the Old House (B-side)
  6. These Things Take Time (B-side)
  7. Girl Afraid (B-side)
  8. Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want (B-side)
  9. Stretch Out and Wait (B-side)
  10. Oscillate Wildly (B-side)
  11. Meat Is Murder (B-side, live in Oxford)
  12. Asleep (B-side)
  13. Money Changes Everything (B-side)
  14. The Queen Is Dead / Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty (medley)
  15. Vicar in a Tutu (B-side)
  16. Cemetry Gates (B-side)
  17. Half a Person (B-side)
  18. Sweet and Tender Hooligan (B-side)
  19. Pretty Girls Make Graves (B-side, Trot Tate version)
  20. Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before
  21. What's the World (live in Glasgow)
  22. London (live in London)