Released as a single in August of 1984 and featuring the B-side, 'Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want', 'William, It Was Really Nothing' reached No. 17 in the UK Singles Chart. The song has since been prominently featured on the compilation albums 'Hatful of Hollow' and 'Louder Than Bombs', as well as other best of and singles collections. In 2004, the song was ranked No. 425 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.

The Smiths - William It Was Really Nothing

  • A classic pressed on black vinyl, the single is an original pressing from way back in 1987.