Morrissey Releases Jangly Cover of The Pretenders' 'Back on the Chain Gang': Watch

Morrissey, "Back on the Chain Gang"
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Morrissey, "Back on the Chain Gang"

Morrissey has released a music video for his cover of "Back on the Chain Gang" by The Pretenders in tribute to his friend and collaborator Chrissie Hynde. In the video, the former Smiths frontman leads a backing band on guitar.

Morrissey will perform "Back on the Chain Gang" on The Late Late Show With James Corden next Wednesday. This version of "Back on the Chain Gang" is a single from the upcoming special double-vinyl deluxe edition of his 2017 Low in High School project. This re-release will be out Dec. 7 and features five live covers of Morrissey's favorite artists, as well as four unreleased original songs.

Watch the video here.