the song
title : Last night I dreamt that somebody loved me
written by : Morrissey and Johnny Marr
song copyright : © 1987 Rough Trade Music (later purchased by Warner Bros Music)
source recording : The Smiths’ recording of this song is on their Strangeways, here we come album of 1987.

the performance
musicians
Clive Gregson electric guitar, backing vocals
Boo Hewerdine accordion?
Eddi Reader lead vocal
music
key : G major
time-signature : 4/4
tempo : MM 58 (flexible)
form : V V M v VX′
lyrics

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Last night I dreamt that somebody loved me

last night I dreamt somebody loved me
no hope, no harm – just another false alarm

last night I felt real arms around me
no hope, no harm – just another false alarm

so tell me how long before the last one
and tell me how long before the right one, mmm, hi-hia, mmm-ah

– accordion solo

this story is old, still it goes on
this story is old, still it goes on
this story is old, yeah, still it goes on
oh-oh-na-na-na
ha-ah, ha-ah
woh
this story is old, still it goes on
ah-la-na-na
ah-la-la-la


the recording
personnel
produced by : Jon Kelly
recorded by : Tom Leader at Helicon Mountain Studio, London
mixed by : Tom Leader? at Westside, London
mastered by : ? at ?
technical
track timing : 4:08
song timing : 4:02
released on
single : Wonderful lie track 2