The Smiths were the definitive British indie rock band of the '80s, marking the end of synth-driven new wave and the beginning of the guitar rock that dominated English rock into the '90s. Sonically, the group was indebted to the British Invasion, crafting ringing, melodic three-minute pop singles, even for their album tracks. But their scope was far broader than that of a revivalist band. While it eventually led to the Smiths' early demise, the friction between Morrissey and Marr resulted in a flurry of singles and albums over the course of three years that provided the blueprint for British guitar rock in the following decade. Vinyl promos and rare test pressings are highly sought after by collectors and there's no shortage of these and other back catalogue rarities, amazing memorabilia and quality collectables, all available right here in our specialist Smiths Collectors Store.

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THE SMITHS William it Was Really Nothing (Very rare 1984 UK Rough Trade hand set preliminary artwork design concept for the 12" vinyl single. Incredible [and early] example of Smiths artwork, the keen eyed might spot that the 'The Smiths' band name text was amended slightly on the official release, making this just that extra bit special [as if 100% genuine original Rough Trade/Jo Slee Smiths artwork wasn't special enough!]. Presented on high quality line board with hand annotated traci
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£1295.00
$1787.10

The Smiths - best sellers

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THE SMITHS The Queen Is Dead (2017 UK limited edition 7" Picture Disc single, originally exclusive to physical Retail Stores only, featuring an image from 'Vangelo secondo Matteo' [1964]. Includes the 6:05 minute edit plus I Keep Mine Hidden, issued in a sticker-sealed clear PVC sleeve QID2017)
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£24.99
$34.49

The Smiths - latest audiophile arrivals

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THE SMITHS This Charming Man (1983 UK 7" vinyl single with intact four prong centre and label design featuring the Rough Trade logo that resembles the Capitol Records logo, also including the Troy Tate-produced Jeane, one of just a handful ofSmiths songs to have never appeared on CD. This variant has Glad Hips Music credit printed on the label but NOT on the glossy picture sleeve, with the wonderful 'Jean Marais' / Orpheus artwork. The sleeve displays just minor shelfwear and the
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£20.00
$27.60

The Smiths - latest cd single arrivals

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THE SMITHS Sheila Take A Bow (Scarce original 1987 German-only Line Records label 7-track CD EP including Half A Person, Sweet And Tender Hooligan, Panic and London, complete with the original 'Candy Darling' picture sleeve LICD900308L)
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£37.99
$52.43

The Smiths - latest 12" single arrivals

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THE SMITHS Panic (1986 UK 3-track 12" vinyl single, also including Vicar In A Tutu and The Draize Train, housed in the Richard Bradford picture sleeve with song hype sticker, blue die-cut inner & matching labels. The sleeve shows minimal wear& the vinyl still looks barely played RTT193)
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£25.00
$34.50

The Smiths - latest 7" single arrivals

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THE SMITHS This Charming Man (1983 UK 7" vinyl single with intact four prong centre and label design featuring the Rough Trade logo that resembles the Capitol Records logo, also including the Troy Tate-produced Jeane, one of just a handful ofSmiths songs to have never appeared on CD. This variant has Glad Hips Music credit printed on the label but NOT on the glossy picture sleeve, with the wonderful 'Jean Marais' / Orpheus artwork. The sleeve displays just minor shelfwear and the
Last copy in stock. Order now for shipping on Monday 22nd January

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£20.00
$27.60

The Smiths - latest cd album arrivals

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THE SMITHS The Queen Is Dead (Scarce 1987 Japanese Rough Trade / Victor remastered CD issue of their 1986 10-track album including the singles The Boy With The Thorn In His Side, Bigmouth Strikes Again and There Is A Light That Never Goes Out,comes with the picture sleeve booklet with Japanese & English lyrics. There are a few light signs of age & play but remains in excellent condition! VDP-5074)
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£20.00
$27.60

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THE SMITHS Meat Is Murder (1985 UK 9-track vinyl LP with the bizarre messages in the run off groove area: 'Illness As Art' on side one & 'Doing The Wythenshaw Waltz' on side two, signifying the first pressing, housed in the the non-barcoded picture sleeve complete with illustrated lyric inner The sleeve shows only a little light shelfwear to the edges and there are a couple of seam splits to the inner but the vinyl is in excellent condition with merely a few light paper scuffs havi
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£30.00
$41.40

The Smiths - latest memorabilia arrivals

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THE SMITHS William it Was Really Nothing (Very rare 1984 UK Rough Trade hand set preliminary artwork design concept for the 12" vinyl single. Incredible [and early] example of Smiths artwork, the keen eyed might spot that the 'The Smiths' band name text was amended slightly on the official release, making this just that extra bit special [as if 100% genuine original Rough Trade/Jo Slee Smiths artwork wasn't special enough!]. Presented on high quality line board with hand annotated traci
Last copy in stock. Order now for shipping on Monday 22nd January

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£1295.00
$1787.10

The Smiths - latest posters & artwork arrivals

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THE SMITHS William it Was Really Nothing (Very rare 1984 UK Rough Trade hand set preliminary artwork design concept for the 12" vinyl single. Incredible [and early] example of Smiths artwork, the keen eyed might spot that the 'The Smiths' band name text was amended slightly on the official release, making this just that extra bit special [as if 100% genuine original Rough Trade/Jo Slee Smiths artwork wasn't special enough!]. Presented on high quality line board with hand annotated traci
Last copy in stock. Order now for shipping on Monday 22nd January

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£1295.00
$1787.10

The Smiths - latest worldwide import arrivals

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THE SMITHS This Charming Man (1983 UK 7" vinyl single with intact four prong centre and label design featuring the Rough Trade logo that resembles the Capitol Records logo, also including the Troy Tate-produced Jeane, one of just a handful ofSmiths songs to have never appeared on CD. This variant has Glad Hips Music credit printed on the label but NOT on the glossy picture sleeve, with the wonderful 'Jean Marais' / Orpheus artwork. The sleeve displays just minor shelfwear and the
Last copy in stock. Order now for shipping on Monday 22nd January

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£20.00
$27.60


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