- Performer:The Barmy Army
- Title:Sharp As A Needle
- Style:Breaks, Electro, Industrial
- Date of release:
- Size FLAC version1744 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1422 megabytes
- Size WMA version1702 megabytes
- Formats:AHX RA MOD ADX MP1 APE MP4
from The English Disease by Barmy Army. Cassette + Digital Album. Includes unlimited streaming of The English Disease via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
They produced the album Time Boom X De Devil Dead. Sherwood has also delved into the blues, producing Little Axe's Real World Records release Champagne & Grits in 2006. The same year, Sherwood released his first album as a solo artist, Never Trust a Hippy, which featured collaborations with various artists such as Sly & Robbie, Steven "Lenky" Marsden, Carlton "Bubblers" Ogilvie and Jazzwad. In 2006 he released his second album Becoming a Cliché, again with numerous artists such as Perry, the late Bim Sherman, Dennis Bovell, Little Roy, LSK, Samia Farah, Raiz and Mark Stewart.
The Barmy Army was a one-album collaboration put together by On-U Sound labelmates in the late Eighties. It's purpose was to document and celebrate 'The English Disease' which was a phrase generally used during the period to refer to football hooliganism Barmy Army Toptracks. Sharp as a needle - Barmy Army.
Sharp as a Needle" is a single by British producer Adrian Sherwood, issued under the moniker "The Barmy Army". It was released in January 1988 by On-U Sound Records and would appear on Barmy Army's sole album The English Disease, released in 1989. Continuing the sports theme established on Tackhead's "The Game", Sherwood released "Sharp as a Needle" single as a tribute to Scottish football player Kenny Dalglish, who is represented on the front cover.
The English Disease is an album by British producer Adrian Sherwood, issued under the moniker Barmy Army Contents. Friendly as a Hand Grenade. For the Love of Money. Continuing the sports theme established on Tackhead's "The Game", Sherwood released "Sharp as a Needle" single as a tribute to Scottish football player Kenny Dalglish, who is represented on the front cover holding the European Cup. That's In Queensland
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|A||Sharp As A Needle
Written-By – A. Maxwell*
|B||England 2 Yugoslavia 0
Written-By – Maxwell*, Wimbish*, Yamamoto*
- Mastered At – The Town House
- Pressed By – MPO
- Producer – Adrian Sherwood
NotesMade in France.
First catalog number appears on label and spine.
Second catalog number appears on rear sleeve.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched): MPO ON-U DP 18 A¹ TOWNHOUSE
- Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched): MPO ON-UDP 18 B²
- Label Code: LC 8619
- Other (Distributors Code on back cover): EfA07462 12 75
- Other (Distributors Code on spine): 75-07462