Gosh It's ... Bad Manners

Gosh It's ... Bad Manners is the third album by British 2 Tone and ska band Bad Manners from the year 1981 and their most popular and successful album, peaking at number 18 on the UK album chart. The band had originally formed in 1976 while the members were together at Woodberry Down Comprehensive School, North London. They commemorated the 1981 closure of the school on the back sleeve of the album.

Gosh It's... Bad Manners
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1981
GenreSka, 2-Tone
LabelMagnet
ProducerRoger Lomas
Bad Manners chronology
Loonee Tunes!
(1981)
Gosh It's... Bad Manners
(1981)
Forging Ahead
(1982)
Singles from Gosh It's... Bad Manners
  1. "Can Can"
    Released: June 1981
  2. "Walking in the Sunshine"
    Released: September 1981
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Track listingEdit

  • All songs by Bad Manners unless noted.
  1. "Walking in the Sunshine" – 3:29
  2. "Dansetta" – 3:19
  3. "Can Can" – 2:49 (Jacques Offenbach)
  4. "Weeping and Wailing" – 3:42
  5. "Casablanca (Rags and Riches)" – 4:53
  6. "Don't Be Angry" (Live) (Nappy Brown) – 2:33
  7. "Ben E. Wriggle" – 3:50
  8. "Runaway" – 3:11
  9. "Never Will Change" – 3:06
  10. "Only Funkin'" – 3:37
  11. "End of the World" – 3:00
  12. "Gherkin" – 4:40
  • 2011 Bonus Tracks
  1. "Armchair Disco" – 3:12
  2. "Night Bus to Dalston" (Vocal Version) – 2:14
  3. "Buona Sera" (Carl Sigman, Peter DeRose) – 2:50
  4. "The New One" – 1:05
  5. "No Respect" – 1:58
  6. "Walking in the Sunshine" (Extended Version) – 5:33

PersonnelEdit

  • Buster Bloodvessel – Vocals
  • Louis 'Alphonso' Cook – Guitar
  • David Farren – Bass & String Bass
  • Martin Stewart – Keyboards & Bagpipes
  • Brian Tuitt – Drums & Percussion
  • Chris Kane – Saxophone & Tin Whistle
  • Andrew Marson – Saxophone
  • Paul "Gus" Hyman – Trumpet
  • Winston Bazoomies – Harmonica
  • Roger Lomas – Production
  • Ted Sharp – Engineer
  • Recorded & Mixed at Rockfield Studios, Monmouth, Wales