Mental Notes (Bad Manners album)

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Mental Notes
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Studio album by Bad Manners
Released 1985
Studio
Genre Reggae, synthpop, ska
Label Portrait Records
Producer Steve Thompson
Michael Barbiero
Bad Manners chronology
Klass
(1983)Klass1983
Mental Notes
(1985)
Return of the Ugly
(1989)Return of the Ugly1989
Singles from Mental Notes
  1. "Blue Summer"
    Released: August 1985
  2. "What the Papers Say"
    Released: December 1985
  3. "Tossin' in My Sleep"
    Released: March 1986
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Mental Notes is the fifth studio album by British 2 Tone and ska band Bad Manners, released in 1985 (see 1985 in music).

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Bad Manners unless noted.

  1. "What the Papers Say" – 2:54
  2. "Blue Summer" – 3:42
  3. "Body Talk" – 3:41
  4. "Tossin' in My Sleep" – 3:50
  5. "Tie Me Up" (Ney Smith) – 2:00
  6. "Bang the Drum All Day" (Todd Rundgren) – 3:18
  7. "Destination Unknown" 3:15
  8. "Mountain of Love" – 3:28
  9. "Work" – 3:19
  10. "Saturday Night" – 2:46

Personnel[edit]

  • Buster Bloodvessel - Lead Vocals & Production
  • Louis Alphonso - Guitar
  • Martin Stewart - Keyboards
  • Stevie Smith - Harmonica
  • Chris Kane - Tenor Saxophone
  • Paul Hyman - Trumpet
  • Andy Marsden- Alto Saxophone
  • David Farren - Bass
  • Brian Tuitt - Drums
  • Jimmy Scott - percussion