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Formed in 1976, Bad Manners are an English 2 Tone ska revival band. They were at their most popular during the late 1970s and early 1980s, during a period when other ska revival bands, like Madness and The Specials and The Selecter, filled the charts.
Bad Manners are fronted by Buster Bloodvessel while the members were together at Woodberry Down Comprehensive School near Manor House, North London. Bad Manners maintained its monopoly for 111 weeks in the British singles charts between 1980 and 1983.
Ska n?B was the first album and Loonee Tunes! the second album released by Bad Manners, from the year 1980. Gosh It?s... Bad Manners, the third album; forging Ahead, the fourth and Return of the Ugly was the sixth studio album by Bad Manners.
The group released their seventh album called Fat Sound and Heavy Petting, the eighth. Stupidity was the ninth studio album by Bad Manners, released in 2003.
Some of Bad Manners? notable hits include My Girl Lollipop, Lip Up Fatty, Ne Ne Na Na Na Na Nu Nu, Lorraine, Just A Feeling, Walking In The Sunshine, Can Can, and Special Brew. After becoming popular in London, Bad Manners signed to Magnet Records in 1980 for a six figure sum.
This deal earned them more popularity. One of the main reasons for being infamous was their outlandish huge-tongued and shaven-headed frontman, Buster Bloodvessel. In 1987 Bad Manners would go on their separate ways.
The following year, Buster Bloodvessel reformed the band with original members Louis Alphonso, Martin Stewart, Chris Kane and Winston Bazoomies. He licensed the Blue Beat Records name and logo in 1989 and about three years later moved back to Stoke Newington.
In 1995, Bloodvessel relocated to Margate opening a hotel on the seafront called ?Fatty Towers?, catering for people with huge appetites. While living in Margate, he was a regular spectator at Margate F.C. Also of notable was the fact that Bad Manners sponsored the Margate F.C for one season.
In 2005 and 2006, Bad Manners headlined their own annual music festival called ?Badfest?. The festival featured ska, mod-related music and punk rock bands from the 1980s to that date.
The Demon Music Group via Warner Bros released a 36 track best of compilation, titled Walking In The Sunshine : The Best of Bad Manners. The album featured all the bands hits plus album tracks and b - sides from their heyday on Magnet Records.
Bad Manners embarked on a tour to the United States, Canada and Mexico in summer of 2007, and completed a 30 date Christmas Tour in the UK. As of 2008, Buster Bloodvessel is touring with Bad Manners all over the UK and Europe.
Buster is the only original member left in the Bad Manners. Winston Bazoomies is an ?honorary member? of the group and can rejoin Bad Manners at any stage he wishes to.
Martin Stewart and Louis Alphonso, on he other hand, are now playing in Skaville UK. The duo has released two albums on Moon Ska World in the UK.
David Farren now plays in The Rolling Stones? tribute band The Rollin Stoned, and Andrew Marson now works as a carpenter in and around London.