Bad Manners ‎– Forging Ahead

Magnet (2) ‎– MAGL 5050
Vinyl, LP, Album, Test Pressing, White Label

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A1 Salad Bar
Engineer [Mixing] – Alan LeemingWritten-By – Bad Manners
A2 Tonight Is Your Night
Written-By – Bad Manners
A3 Samson And Delilah (Biblical Version)
Engineer [Mixing] – Alan LeemingWritten-By – Bad Manners
A4 Exodus
Baritone Saxophone – Dan HegartyWritten-By – Earnest Gold*
A5 Got No Brains
Written-By – Bad Manners
A6 Rose Of Italy
Written-By – Bad Manners
B1 My Girl Lollipop (My Boy Lollipop) (Extended Lick Mix)
Written-By – Johnny Roberts, Morris Levy
B2 Falling Out Of Love
Vocals – The Lillettes*Written-By – Bad Manners
B3 Seventh Heaven
Engineer [Mixing] – Alan LeemingWritten-By – Bad Manners
B4 Educating Marmalade
Baritone Saxophone – Dan HegartyWritten-By – Bad Manners
B5 What's Up Crazy Pup
Engineer – Terry Evert*Written-By – Van Morrison
B6 Your
Written-By – Bad Manners

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White labels with no writing.
Cover opens like a folder.

Produced for Ro-Lo Productions/Yellow Ballon Productions Ltd.

Cover painting Taken from "An Election Entertainment" by Hogarth.
Lyrics on innersleeve.

Educating Marmalade was the theme from the TV series of the same name.

All tracks recorded at Rockfield/South Wales - summer '82 except "What's Up Crazy Pup" recorded at Pye Studios, London. "Salad Bar", "Seventh Heaven", "Samson And Delilah (Biblical Version)" mixed at PRT.

A1-A3, A5, A6, B2-B4, B6: Magnet Music Ltd.
A4: Chappell & Co. Ltd.
B1: Planetary-Nom (London) Ltd.
B5: Warner Bros. Music Ltd.

Made in England

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side): MAGL-5050-A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side): MAGL-5050-B-1

Other Versions (5 of 18) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MAGL 5050 Bad Manners Forging Ahead(LP, Album) Magnet (2) MAGL 5050 UK 1982 Sell This Version
PDROPCD16 Bad Manners Forging Ahead(CD, Album, RE) Pressure Drop PDROPCD16 UK 2011 Sell This Version
L-37963 , MAGL 5050 Bad Manners Forging Ahead(LP, Album) Magnet (2), Magnet (2) L-37963 , MAGL 5050 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
2473 974 Bad Manners Forging Ahead(LP, Album) Polydor 2473 974 France 1982 Sell This Version
BFR 39413 Bad Manners Forging Ahead(LP, Album, RE) Portrait BFR 39413 US 1984 Sell This Version