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Morrissey has confirmed to NME.COM details of his new single ’FIRST OF THE GANG TO DIE’.

The song, lifted from the singer’s current album ’You Are The Quarry’, is released on July 12 and will be backed by three new B-sides, ‘My Life Is An Endless Succession Of People Saying Goodbye’, ‘Teenage Dad On His Estate’ and ‘Mexico’.

Morrissey has confirmed a number of festival appearances this summer, and his Meltdown-curated event starts later this week at the London Royal Festival Hall.

This year’s full Meltdown line-up is:

Morrissey (Royal Festival Hall, June 11)

Sparks (Royal Festival Hall, 12)

Loudon Wainwright III (Queen Elizabeth Hall, 15)

The Films Of Bob Gruen (Queen Elizabeth Hall, 16)

An Audience With Alan Bennett (Queen Elizabeth Hall, 17)

Ennio Marchetto (Purcell Room, 17)

New York Dolls (Royal Festival Hall, 16, 18)

Ennio Marchetto (Purcell Room, 18)

Jane Birkin / Ari Up (Royal Festival Hall, 19)

Ennio Marchetto (Purcell Room, 19)

Nancy Sinatra (Royal Festival Hall, 20)

Lypsinka! The Boxed Set (Queen Elizabeth Hall, 23-24)

An acoustic evening with Gene (Queen Elizabeth Hall, 25)

Morrissey (Royal Festival Hall, 25-26)

Gorecki’s Symphony No. 3 (Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs) featuring Yvonne Kenny (Royal Festival Hall, 27)

For tickets contact the Meltdown festival on 08703 808 300 or click [url=]here.