The Smiths (album)

1984 self-titled debut studio album by The Smiths

The Smiths is the self-titled first album by English rock band The Smiths. It was released on 20 February 1984 by Rough Trade Records. The album reached number two on the UK Albums Chart. It stayed on the chart for 33 weeks.

The Smiths
Studio album by
Released20 February 1984 (1984-02-20)
Recorded1983
Studio
  • Pluto, Manchester and Strawberry Studios
  • Strawberry, Stockport
  • Eden Studios
  • Eden and Matrix, London
Genre
Length42:55 (original UK vinyl release)
45:36 (versions including "This Charming Man")
Label
  • Rough Trade Records
  • Sire Records
ProducerJohn Porter
The Smiths chronology
The Smiths
(1984)
Hatful of Hollow
(1984)
Singles from The Smiths
  1. "What Difference Does It Make?"
    Released: 16 January 1984

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