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A new Bad Manners box set is due end of August. 5 CD set, Ska n B, Loony Tunes, Gosh its, Forging ahead and Mental notes. All with bonus tracks. Only thing is, if you have the reissues from a few years back, most of the bonus tracks are the same, expect on Gosh its, where you get 2 extra tracks.
Mental notes is the most interesting, as its hard to find anyway,on CD and there are 10 bonus tracks on it, some very hard to find mixes that were only done for the foreign market.
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bluearmy78 wrote:
A new Bad Manners box set is due end of August. 5 CD set, Ska n B, Loony Tunes, Gosh its, Forging ahead and Mental notes. All with bonus tracks. Only thing is, if you have the reissues from a few years back, most of the bonus tracks are the same, expect on Gosh its, where you get 2 extra tracks.
Mental notes is the most interesting, as its hard to find anyway,on CD and there are 10 bonus tracks on it, some very hard to find mixes that were only done for the foreign market.


That's great news.... would be good if it had a dvd or some video clips etc too Cool Cool
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More reissues of reissues?

Count me out.
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Ordered, I haven't got Mental Notes so ordered pretty much just to get that.
I bought the deluxe editions a few years ago, so the other CDs don't hold anything I haven't already got with the exception of Yakety Yak.
Would of preferred for Mental Notes to be available on its own, but £23 certainly isn't bad for a box set

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Mental Notes is a piss poor album. No wonder the record company saw it as a tax write off. The band seemed to be attempting some sort of Euro pop sound. What the Papers Say has to be the worst ever Bad Manners single.
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I agree Mental Notes is a poor album, but l have the CD , which did come with bonus tracks. But like another poster says, lm getting the box set mainly for that, as this time it has a lot of extra stuff on it thats not freely available.
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I noticed Cherry Red are releasing quite a few box sets. I suppose it's the latest way of floging back catalogue.
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Cherry Red tend to do a lot of reissues and box sets. Some are really worth getting hold of, others not so much. I suppose its a way of keeping the artist out there so to speak. A lot of those artists, like Bad Manners just get lost otherwise in todays market.
Its also nice to get physical copies on CD,instead of this new vogue for downloads. You cant beat a vinyl LP, and a CD with a lot of additional tracks is great. I think all this is lost on the youth of today, which is a real shame. I cant be doing with downloads, l love a physical copy, something to actually hold in your hands for the money you are spending(or not spending) on finding it on the net.
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