There are few reasons why I'm posting this record:
1st because I went to Bournemouth (English south coast) last weekend to watch a gig and once again I met Taf (Disorder's bass guitar) and we were chatting about the band for while;
2nd because I was watching a Brazilian movie called "Bicho de Sete Cabeças" (Brainstorm) which is about a middle-class teenager, who lives a normal life until his father sends him to a mental institution;
3rd because I think this is the best Disorder's release and they are a fucking wicked band.
Disorder still playing but I'd rather call it "Taf and his 'band' " than Disorder. Sometimes he puts some good guys together and something good comes out of this but sometimes it is just a tragedy. Since 1998 I've watched some good and some terrible gigs.
I wish I could see Boobs (the singer on this record) joining the vocals again but he still in Spain
I fucking like the cover of this record, the front drawing is hilarious, the back cover you can find the lyrics and a note that says:
"The Rampton Song is dedicated to Martin who used to play drums for Amebix. He was arrested by the police whilst walking along a pavement. The 'offence' was strange behaviour. He was put under observation in the psychiatric ward of the Royal 'free' (joke) Hospital in London, He was held for two months and released...Their game didn't work, he kept his sanity."
Also, keeping the Disorder spirit, there is a mess on the track list on the cover and on the label of the record between "Maternal Obsession" and "Bullshit Everyone" where they are swapped.
"Mental Disorder was recorded on october 1982 and released on 1983 by "Order Records" which was in fact Riot City Records, I mean, Order Records was created by the Riot City Records boss Simon Edwards only to release Disorder's records.
DISORDER - Mental Disorder 7'' EP '83 (Order #4)