Mob Mentality (album)

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Mob Mentality
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 9, 2000
GenreOi!, punk rock
LabelTaang! Records
Dropkick Murphys chronology
Mob Mentality
The Singles Collection, Volume 1
7" Cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Mob Mentality is a split 7" and album by Dropkick Murphys and The Business. Originally, the bands put out a split 7" single in December 1999 with the name Mob Mentality. This single consisted of three songs, two which were each band covering one of the other band's songs, and the third was an original song performed by both bands together. A year later, they released a full-length album with the three previous tracks and nine more. Of the twelve tracks, each band does four covers (two of which were covers of the other band's songs) and one reworking of a song they originally recorded. The other two tracks are two versions of "Mob Mentality", an original song performed by both bands together, credited to McBusiness.

"Informer" and "Mob Mentality [7" Version]" later appeared on the Dropkick Murphys' b-side album Singles Collection, Volume 2 (2005).

Song information[edit]

Song Performed By Originally performed by Notes
"Mob Mentality" McBusiness
"In the Streets of London" The Business Dropkick Murphys Cover of "In the Streets of Boston"; Appeared on the 7-inch
"Informer" Dropkick Murphys The Business Appeared on the 7-inch
"Going Strong" The Business Dropkick Murphys
"Keep the Faith" Dropkick Murphys The Business
"Freedom" The Business The Business Reworking of a song that originally appeared on Saturday's Heroes (1996)
"Boys on the Docks" Dropkick Murphys Dropkick Murphys Reworking of a song that originally appeared on Boys on the Docks (1997)
"Borstal Boys" The Business The Faces
"The Kids Are Alright" Dropkick Murphys The Who
"Hang Up Your Boots" The Business Slapshot
"Knock Me Down" Dropkick Murphys The Outlets
"Mob Mentality [7" Version]" McBusiness Appeared on the 7-inch

Track listing[edit]

7-inch record[edit]

Side A[edit]

  1. "Mob Mentality" (Business, Dropkick Murphys) – 2:21

Side B[edit]

  1. "In the Streets of London" (Dropkick Murphys) – 1:12
  2. "Informer" (Business) – 1:56


  1. "Mob Mentality" (Business, Dropkick Murphys) – 2:04
  2. "In the Streets of London" (Dropkick Murphys) – 1:12
  3. "Informer" (Business) – 1:56
  4. "Going Strong" (Dropkick Murphys) – 2:27
  5. "Keep the Faith" (Business) – 2:54
  6. "Freedom" (Business) – 1:45
  7. "Boys on the Docks" (Dropkick Murphys) – 2:26
  8. "Borstal Boys" (Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) – 2:43
  9. "The Kids Are Alright" (Pete Townshend) – 2:30
  10. "Hang Up Your Boots" (Slapshot) – 2:21
  11. "Knock Me Down" (The Outlets) – 2:46
  12. "Mob Mentality [7" Version]" (Business, Dropkick Murphys) – 2:21