Smiths, The - Shoplifters Of The World Unite Lyrics

Learn to love me
Assemble the ways
Now, today, tomorrow and always
My only weakness is a list of crime
My only weakness is... well, never mind, never mind

Oh, shoplifters of the world
Unite and take over
Shoplifters of the world
Hand it over
Hand it over
Hand it over

Learn to love me
And assemble the ways
Now, today, tomorrow, and always
My only weakness is a listed crime
But last night the plans of a future war
Was all I saw on Channel Four

Shoplifters of the world
Unite and take over
Shoplifters of the world
Hand it over
Hand it over
Hand it over

A heartless hand on my shoulder
A push - and it's over
Alabaster crashes down
(Six months is a long time)
Tried living in the real world
Instead of a shell
But before I began...
I was bored before I even began

Shoplifters of the world
Unite and take over
Shoplifters of the world
Unite and take over
Shoplifters of the world
Unite and take over
Shoplifters of the world
Take over

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Smiths, The Shoplifters Of The World Unite Comments
  1. Laura Marie

    Damn he can move his hips.... so hypnotic

  2. Lubetube Shinoda

    To think people watched morrisseys dance here and couldn’t figure out he was gay is increidble 🤣

  3. Ruple Thaker

    Brilliant. Good ole' Moz!!

  4. Benny Jalamela

    Handover what? U didn't see nothing cuh

  5. KaSh V.K

    The "Now, Bring it around town" dance motion -Spongebob- **Morrissey

  6. Colin McGeady

    A Heartless Hand on My Shoulder? I was BORED...welcome to prison sexuality

  7. red ain't bad

    Well I wonder what his only weakness could be

  8. Gardo Fuentes

    All those who put this band under PUNK genre got it all wrong.

  9. Mitt Obama

    Winona Ryder, Lindsay Lohan and Megan Fox all united in Liking this video.

  10. Mitt Obama

    LMAO damn those gyrations.

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  12. RoceiroVirtual

    Who would be the store Shoplifters?

  13. Andrew Brooks

    As always, when the Smiths were forced to lip-synch/air guitar for TV - they didn't use microphones, to show their contempt.

  14. Ricardo Martinez

    Nietzsche called this concept a "transvaluation of values." Nice for us in the U.S. sick and tired of political correctness all around.

  15. Mark Cookoobird

    Tooooone. Wait for the drop..

  16. Aaron Muller

    Drunk poeple of teh wirld unnmjjjl

  17. Jupiter-8

    This is nearly the end, we only saw their prime and that is so rare for bands.

  18. sebastián alonso vásquez

    Me fascina ❤️

  19. Mary

    i wanna shoplift now ?? thanks morrissey

  20. snappy tv

    Wow! Didn't know they could preform with no mics back then.. 😂😂😂 ppl were stupid in the 80s 😂😂😂

  21. Chuck Shick

    Lip Syncing shows suck.

  22. Edmund Bradley

    A heartless hand on my shoulder

  23. Liam Minecraft Building Channel

    Me: watching smiths songs when I should be studying for test
    *next day*
    Teacher: alright here is your test,p. Turn it in when your finished.
    Me: Ah shit, here we go again.


    Literally me

  24. spacegalaga

    👏 HIPS 👏 DONT 👏 LIE 👏

  25. joshua turner

    Smack heads of the world unite and go over

  26. Patrick Clayton

    Shirt lifters we called it ,how could you not know mo was gay after this .I was the 1st person i knew who bought the lp : my sister )first. Uni, Even then it was supected. very gender neutral lyrics nudge nudge

  27. David Gadea

    Forever !!! Cheers and Life On !!!

  28. God: I Am ARMAGEDDON!!!

    Oh My beautiful HOLY Arch 👼 husband ❤️ together forever eternity. LOVE Infinity 🕯️ oh how miss the ways u I had a 💓 ur movement on this video would topple it to the ground. I Love you. I'm so glad I let y'all see the future. The music is sooooo apropeax!!! I love you to bitty bits My SexKitten!!! I love you 🙋 Grace God 💋💏. Oh no! She's tying my balls in knots again! Honey my brain is batter without you.... I love you so very proud of you God, your eternal blessing, Morrissey 👶

  29. River Phoenix

    Love the image of this single XD
    Elvis is a legend !

  30. da gwyn

    ¡Pero mirá esa cintura!

  31. James Mckee


  32. LoudBoxer 1980

    1:45 gets me every time

  33. Saint Martins

    Former 1980s teenagers...Of The World Unite ! ....on this page to re-live our youth, while dreading the fact that we're aging & no longer hip, cute or relevant in 2019.

  34. Jose Antonio Gonzalez del Campo

    Hispanohablantes of the world, unite!

  35. Two Good Dogs

    Some wanker jumped the stage at the Greek Theater in Hollywood 15 years ago during this song, Moz stormed off stage and concert was scratched after 3 sets.

  36. Emma Thornberry

    2:01 best part

  37. Oliver Wolff

    I forgot about this song!

  38. Bruce Highcock

    Hip thrusters of the world?

  39. Phil Strange

    Choreographers are not needed in the future..

  40. Ben McGrath

    Richard Madeley brought me here

  41. T. Meuwissen

    Love this song

  42. vanessa southern

    I tried to lift Aldi but it was too heavy. But if we all unite....💪

  43. albert speer

    This rockabily days was to amazing! !!😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

  44. Bryce Sterling

    im not gay. but im extremely attracted to morrissey. its not sexual though.

  45. Lori Rothenbush

    Morrissey's has a body he can gyrate any which way!

  46. Tony Baines

    i love this shirtlifters of the world unite.

  47. Ani

    Alabaster crashes down
    (Six months is a long time)

  48. akirakum0

    I was bored before I even began.

  49. Scarlett O’Hara

    I’m still a kleptomaniac

  50. B MS

    Thats a simple guitar solo,but i love it.

  51. Craig Barrett

    "last night the plans for a future war was all I saw on channel four"

  52. communist guy

    this song is about defending poor people who commit little petty crimes
    because they have to, when there are peopl doing worse things that we
    dont class as "criminals". too deep

    † † †

    No. No it isn't.
    Look at the comment a little ways up. It explains it in Morrissey's own words

  53. vince yall

    I live for Morrissey's dance

  54. k͓̽o͓̽o͓̽l͓̽ ͓̽j͓̽u͓̽i͓̽c͓̽e͓̽

    1:29 my favorite part

  55. E GRY

    Trying out his hip replacement

  56. sexobscura

    *no guitar cords or microphone and yet ...*

  57. dick weasel

    Morissey define NARCISSISM.

  58. Oscar Holmström

    Wheres his mic hidden?

    Esmeralda Vall

    he doesn't need one. He just screams :)

  59. ワカマンWAKAMAN

    I love how he’s wearing a shirt of the band

  60. Derek Styles Music

    Is true Johny marr might be the single most underrated world famous guitarrist of alternative rock


    Might be? This song has some brilliant guitar.

  61. Derek Styles Music

    I love the songs of the smiths

  62. tia panda

    Shopleft a money truck lol

  63. Slave2PaperWithInkOn

    WHISTL£BLOWER$ of the World..UNITE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  64. Jacob Dunstan

    A heartless hand on my shoulder.

    Angela Riley

    Andy actually smiles there

  65. L S

    My cousin is 4 and gets me to put The Smiths on the tv just so she can watch and copy the dancing...

  66. tee s

    full disclosure: Im a shoplifter and my only weakness is ... (never-mind)

  67. Tim Moore

    This is horrible. Check out a good version from Pist On.

  68. biddy fox

    How in the world does he make an outfit an overprotective dad would wear look sexy

  69. biddy fox

    Morrissey has been 60 years old his entire life.

  70. Peter Murphy

    At 2:47 he hits Andy in the face

  71. Bojan Ivanisevic

    Look at him gyrating suggestively.

  72. Black Clover

    1:34 Press For A Priceless Andy Smile!

  73. enfelice

    Back when he wasn't so much of an asshole (publicly at least).

  74. Stella Ercolani

    M yeah we need more Plato puss especially.

  75. Kelly P

    I had the same jacket 30 years ago and T-shirt I slept in em ..... the smiths were more of a way of life back then


    So were Manchester United lol sorry

  76. Robert Davis

    Anyone else ever notice how much this sounds like T. Rex's 'Children of the Revolution'? Not an exact copy but certainly strong similarities. Johnny and Morrissey were both big fans of the band.

  77. Martin Conway

    Still shoplifting in 2019...

  78. Aries Music

    🎵🎶🎙️🎤🎧🎸🎼🔝 love

  79. Franky Xerces

    Reminds me of when me and my brother got arrested for shoplifting at a wal mart 😅

  80. Franky Xerces

    Song about Winona Ryder aha

  81. joel santiago

    santiago joel

  82. Rayon

    I used to be obsessed with the smiths but now I see Morrissey as a shitty dictator

  83. David Christofaro

    Gotta love morrisey and the boys best band ever End of Story !!!!!!!

  84. shadow0106

    Manchester, Seattle, Rio de Janeiro (samba and Bossa Nova), etc. Those places are really special when It comes to music, because a great number of fantastic artists and bands emerged from these cities!

  85. Daran Roberton

    Johnny Marr was always cool and still is..

  86. John Costello

    Glue Sniffers of the World Unite!
    We must stick together

  87. brian carpenter

    I could totally see Bill gates singing this 😀

  88. Richard Gonzales

    If I Shop Lifted ... I would steal Morrisseys' ' weight in Diomonds ; hijack a stealth bomber and give it to Mar just for His short yet outstanding guitar solo ... then Unite The Thieving Masses into an Army flying the standard of THE SMITHS

  89. Gustavo Martins

    O want to receive dance lessons from Morrissey

  90. Mogshade

    Shoplifting is a moral pursuit 😃

  91. sexobscura

    is 'shop' lifters a sly pun on 'shirt' by chance...

    Angela Riley

    I've said that,too🤣

  92. Do You Wanna Dance?

    I Like!

  93. b ryan

    I swear i think i could listen to this song until i die.I got a long way to go

  94. Jim zz

    I love this song.

  95. Fidolokote Productions

    I'm enjoying the music but not Morrisseys pelvic thrust

  96. MVM

    Showing the bass guitar at the beginning of the guitar solo = fail

  97. clementine

    2:46 morrissey gives andy a wallop