Following the launch of his solo career in 1988, 'Moz' would spend the next 10 years composing and releasing six studio albums and a string of hit singles before going on a brief recording hiatus. On November 6, 2001, 'The Best of Morrissey!', a collection that brought together his most memorable work as a solo artist up to that point which was originally released on CD in North America only. All the other studio albums the singer released between 1988 and 1997 are represented on 'The Best of Morrissey!' with 'Sing Your Life' from Kill Uncle (1991), 'Do Your Best And Don't Worry' from Southpaw Grammar (1995) and 'Alma Matters' from Maladjusted (1997).