23rd February 1985, The Smiths scored their first UK No.1 album with Meat Is Mur…

Written by on February 23, 2018


23rd February 1985, The Smiths scored their first UK No.1 album with Meat Is Murder. The album’s sleeve uses a 1967 photograph of Marine Cpl. Michael Wynn in the Vietnam War, though with the wording on his helmet changed from “Make War Not Love” to “Meat Is Murder”. The original image was used for Emile de Antonio’s 1968 documentary In the Year of the Pig.




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