That's How People Grow Up

Infobox Single
Name = That's How People Grow Up

Artist = Morrissey
from Album = Greatest Hits
Released = 4 February 2008
Format = CD, 7" single
Recorded = 2007
Genre = Alternative rock
Length = 2:59
Label = Decca Records
Writer = Morrissey, Boz Boorer
Producer = Jerry Finn
Chart position = 14
Reviews =
* N/A
Last single = "I Just Want to See the Boy Happy" (2006)
This single = "That's How People Grow Up" (2008)
Next single = "All You Need Is Me" (2008
Misc =

"That's How People Grow Up" is a 2008 single by British singer Morrissey. The song, released on 4 February 2008, was used to promote his latest "Greatest Hits" album.

The song is composed with long-time Morrissey musician Boz Boorer, which made this his first composition to be released as a single since "Satan Rejected My Soul", taken from the album "Maladjusted" (of 1997). The song was first broadcast on "The David Letterman Show", and received its first radio play on Zane Lowe's Radio 1 show on 17 December.

It also features Kristeen Young on backing vocals and "not" a theremin as previously reported.

Prior to release, it featured on the BBC Radio 2 A-list, receiving around 20 plays per week.

On 10 February 2008, "That's How People Grow Up" entered the UK Singles Chart at number 14. Four days later it also entered the Swedish singles chart, at number 26.

Track listing

7": Decca / 4780363

# "That's How People Grow Up"
# "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side" (live Omaha 11 May 2007)

7": Decca / 4780364

# "That's How People Grow Up"
# "Why Don't You Find out for Yourself" (live Salt Lake City 15 Oct 2007)

CD: Decca / 4780362

# "That's How People Grow Up"
# "The Last of the Famous International Playboys" (live NYC 27 Oct 2007)


The Band

* Morrissey - Vocals
* Boz Boorer - Guitars
* Jesse Tobias - Guitars
* Solomon Walker - Bass guitar
* Matt Walker - Drums
* Michael Farrell - Keyboards


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