Scroll down to listen the dubstep producer’s version of the 1983 single, via The Line Of Best Fit. Posting the new, piano-led take on the song on his SoundCloud, Skream wrote: “Did this yesterday…..This ones plagued with tags for the thieves… This isn’t a dance track nor really a electronic track…. Just a piece of music I’m really happy with. Enjoy :-)”.
‘This Charming Man’ was recently revealed as the most downloaded song by The Smiths and Morrissey on the 30th anniversary of its 1983 release. Other tracks which have proven popular downloads include ‘How Soon Is Now’, ‘Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want’ and ‘There Is A Light That Never Goes Out’. The latter appears on The Smiths 1986 album ‘The Queen Is Dead’, recently voted the Greatest Album of All Time by NME writers.
The data, provided by Official Charts Company, also reveals that The Smiths are more popular among music fans than Morrissey’s solo material with just three of the top ten tracks provided from the frontman’s post-band career. Those songs, and the full top 10, can be seen below.
Morrissey and The Smiths’ official most downloaded tracks are:
1. ‘This Charming Man’
2. ‘How Soon Is Now?’
3. ‘There Is A Light That Never Goes Out’
4. ‘Please Please Please, Let Me Get What I Want’
5. ‘First Of The Gang To Die’
6. ‘Everyday Is Like Sunday’
7. ‘Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now’
9. ‘What Difference Does It Make?’