"The Youngest Was The Most Loved"|
These words are transcribed without permission the way they appear in the "Ringleader Of The Tormentors" album. There are no variations between the printed lyrics and what Morrissey actually sings in the studio version.
The youngest was the most loved1 On the first leg of the 2007 Greatest Hits tour Morrissey sometimes changed this line to variations such as "with a strange wife beside him", "with a very strange wife beside him", "with a lovely strange wife beside him" or "with a funny wife beside him".
2 In live performances of this song at the end of 2006 and in 2007 Morrissey often sang "We kept him from the world's glare he turned into a killer thank God!" or "We kept him from the world's glare thank God! he turned into a killer".