LISTEN: The Making Of The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths

16 June 2015, 15:07 | Updated: 17 June 2015, 17:33

The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead album cover

Radio X looks back at Morrissey and Marr's iconoclastic LP in a special documentary...

Radio X takes a look at one of the most influential records of the 1980s –  The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths. Much loved by fans for featuring There Is A Light That Never Goes Out and now regarded as arguably their greatest work.

Ian Camfield explores the making of this landmark album and the legacy it has left behind. Contributors include guitarist Johnny Marr, engineer Stephen Street, Brett Anderson, Billy Bragg, Mani, Guy Garvey and Clint Boon.

Listen again below.

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Johnny Marr and Morrissey from The Smiths