Art, Reissues — August 25, 2010 at 12:33 pm

New cover art revealed for Morrissey’s ‘Bona Drag’ expanded 20th anniversary reissue

Morrissey, 'Bona Drag: 20th Anniversary Edition'

In keeping with Morrissey tradition, the forthcoming 20th anniversary edition of Bona Drag will feature altered artwork, as shown at left. Readers at the forums spotted the new sleeve popping up on the listings for the expanded compilation at online retailers such as

Last month’s announcement of the Bona Drag reissue — which now has been bumped to Oct. 4 — indicated that Moz  “has chosen to return the cover art — taken from the “November Spawned a Monster” video — back to its natural colour, so his shirt is black.” For some reason, he’s also opted for a more medieval-looking font. For full details and tracklist for the new Bona Drag, go here.



  1. Please refrain from quoting “Paint A Vulgar Picture”…PLEASE.

    That self-congratulating insight has become the Smiths equivalent of shouting out “Freebird”.

  2. The Smith’s albums themselves have only been reissued once that I’m aware of, and I believe the “best of” compilations are the work of the label. People definitely need to lay off.

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