Morrissey reveals new album tracklisting, plots US tour

Former Smiths singer also signs US deal

Morrissey has reportedly entered into a deal with Nashville-based record label Lost Highway to release his forthcoming album ‘Years Of Refusal’ in the US early next year.

‘Years Of Refusal’ is due out in the US February 17 and features vocals from The Pretenders’ frontwoman Chrissie Hynde on the track ‘Shame Is The Name’, as previously reported.

The complete tracklisting has now been revealed, in addition to the cover art, which was unveiled earlier this month.

The album tracklisting is:

‘Something Is Squeezing My Skull’

‘Mama Lay Softly On The Riverbed’

‘Black Cloud’

‘I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris’

‘All You Need Is Me’

‘When Last I Spoke To Carol’

‘That’s How People Grow Up’

‘One Day Goodbye Will Be Farewell’

‘It’s Not Your Birthday Anymore’

‘You Were Good In Your Time’

‘Sorry Doesn’t Help’

‘I’m OK By Myself’

The former Smiths frontman will co-release the album on his own Attack label in conjunction with Lost Highway, which is home to artists including Ryan Adams, Elvis Costello and Van Morrison, reports Billboard.

Meanwhile, Morrissey has also announced the dates of an extensive US tour in support of ‘Years Of Refusal’, kicking off in February 2009.

The tour dates are:

Boca Raton, FL Mizner Park (February 28)

Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live (March 1)

Jacksonville, FL Florida Theater (3)

St. Petersburg, FL Jannus Landing (4)

Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues (6)

Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse (7)

Asheville, NC Orange Peel (9)

Durham, NC Durham PAC (11)

Richmond, VA National (13)

Washington, DC Warner Theater (14)

Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theater (16)

Pittsburgh, PA Carnegie Music Hall (17)

Buffalo, NY Center for the Arts (19)

New York, NY Bowery Ballroom (21)

Philadelphia, PA Academy (22)

New York, NY Webster Hall (25)

New York, NY Carnegie Hall (26)

Mashantucket, CN Foxwoods (28)

Boston, MA House of Blues (29)

Ann Arbor, MI Michigan Theater (31)

Columbus, OH Palace Theater (April 1)

Milwaukee Eagles Ballroom (3)

Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom (4)

Minneapolis, MN State Theater (6)

Kansas City, MO Midland Theater (7)

St. Louis, MO Pageant (8)

Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom (10)

Houston, TX Jones Hall (11)

Austin, TX Bass Concert Hall (12)

El Paso, TX Chavez Theater (14)

Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater (15)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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