Bad Boys (Inner Circle song)

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"Bad Boys"
Bad Boys (Swedish edition)
1990 Swedish release
Single by Inner Circle
from the album One Way and Bad Boys
B-side "Sweat (A La La La La Long)" (1992)
Released 4 May 1993
Format LP, 45
Recorded 1986-1987
Genre Reggae
Length 3:52
Label Island
Writer(s) Ian Lewis
Music sample

"Bad Boys" is a song by the reggae band Inner Circle.

History[edit]

The song was originally released in 1987 on the album One Way. In 1992, it was later released on "Bad Boys" and the song was released as a single. It reached number 52 in the United Kingdom[1] and number 8 in the United States,[2] going gold along the way. The song was also released as B-side on Inner Circle's 1992 single "Sweat (A La La La La Long)".[3]

This song makes references to "Sheriff John Brown", who was the sheriff killed in Bob Marley's song "I Shot the Sheriff".

Chart performance[edit]

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