Barmy Army ‎– The English Disease

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Tracklist

Leroy's Boots 4:17
Sharp As A Needle 3:35
Stadium Rock 4:25
Bobby Just Can't Win 3:55
Psycho + The Wombles Of Div.1 3:12
Brian Clout 3:43
Devo 5:25
Mind The Gap 4:09
Civil Liberty 4:43
Que Sera Sera 3:04

Versions (3)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ON-U LP 48, ON-U LP48 Barmy Army The English Disease(LP, Album) On-U Sound, On-U Sound ON-U LP 48, ON-U LP48 UK 1989 Sell This Version
ON-U CD8 Barmy Army The English Disease(CD, Album) On-U Sound ON-U CD8 UK 1990 Sell This Version
ON-U CD 0048 Barmy Army The English Disease(CD, Album, RE) On-U Sound ON-U CD 0048 UK 1998 Sell This Version

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ReeferMan

ReeferMan

May 18, 2005
edited over 12 years ago
referencing The English Disease, CD, Album, ON-U CD8
How can anyone resist am album featuring Doug Wimbish, Skip McDonald, Adrian Sherwood, the On-U Sound collective and Al Jourgensen all working on dubbed out football terrace soundbites and broadcasts?

It may sound mad (it is) but it is also an absolutely unique classic in the annals of music. Whilst some of the tracks don't work there are many more that work very well. Delightful basslines mingle with half-heard chants in an almost tribal style, making this a weird counterpoint album to the likes of 'Songs of Praise' by African Head Charge. Dub connosieurs really should get a copy of this one ;)