Lee Thompson - One Man’s Madness: The Official Soundtrack

Lee Thompson - One Man’s Madness: The Official Soundtrack

Lee Thompson - One Man’s Madness: The Official Soundtrack

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“It takes something to be the unpredictable one in a group called Madness!” – Phill Jupitus, April 2018.

As the saxophone player and a founding member of Madness, Lee Thompson’s life has been as exciting, zany and just plain crackers as his new film, One Man’s Madness. OMM is a “mocku-rocku-documentary” about Lee’s time before and during the band’s career, which is still going strong after nearly 40 years. The film features cameos by his bandmates and some very special appearances by their mothers and fathers, and even Lee’s sister and his wife. These are talking heads with a difference though; nobody is spared the Lee Thompson treatment as he assumes the identities of characters from the Madness story, including Dave Robinson (founder of Stiff Records) alongside the band’s manager, accountant and lawyer. One Man’s Madness  is by turns funny, outrageous and poignant, but most of all it exposes Lee as the beating heart of Madness – an unpredictable genius, fantastic performer and inspirational songwriter.

This accompanying 2CD soundtrack album features music from the film, including hits by Madness, as it charts the band’s journey. Also included is Ian Dury’s ‘England’s Glory’, tracks from Lee’s side projects Crunch! (with Madness guitarist, Chrissy Boy) and The Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra, alongside Lee’s previously unreleased version of Prince Buster’s ‘Sit Down And Wonder’. The album is also peppered with dialogue quotes and operatic intros to some of the most famous Madness songs.

Release date: 1st June

1. Title Music / House Of Fun
2. House Of Fun (Opera intro) - Thommosina Leigh
3. A word about Lee
4. House Of Fun - Madness
5. NW5 (Opera intro) - Thommosina Leigh
6. NW5 - Madness
7. A word about chemistry
8. Night Boat To Cairo - Madness
9. Deceives The Eye - Madness
10. My Girl - Madness
11. Rockin' In Ab - Madness
12. England's Glory (Demo) - Ian Dury
13. Razor Blade Alley - Madness
14. A word from Suggs and Chas
15. The Prince - Madness
16. One Step Beyond - Madness
17. Swan Lake - Madness
18. A good spell in the army
19. Land Of Hope & Glory - Madness
20. A sartorial word
21. Baggy Trousers - Madness
22. A word about positivity
23. Embarrassment (Opera intro) - Thommosina Leigh
24. Embarrassment - Madness
25. Return Of The Los Palmas 7 - Madness
26. Tomorrow's (Just Another Day) - Madness

1. A word about the law
2. It's OK I'm A Policeman - Crunch!
3. A flying word
4. Magic Carpet - Crunch!
5. A word about kleptomania
6. Shut Up - Madness
7. A lovely word
8. It Must Be Love - Madness
9. Overdone - Madness
10. A word about a lamppost
11. Lovestruck (Opera intro) - Thommosina Leigh
12. Lovestruck - Madness
13. Johnny The Horse - Madness
14. Drip Fed Fred - Madness
15. A devillish word
16. Dust Devil - Madness
17. A sticky frog
18. Wings Of A Dove - Madness
19. A word about perseverence
20. Whistle In the Dark - Madness
21. Madness - Madness
22. Yesterday's Men - Madness
23. Michael Caine - Madness
24. Bangarang - The Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra
25. Sit Down & Wonder - Lee Thompson
26. Bite The Bullet - The Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra
27. Wicker Man - The Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra
28. Birthday Girl - Crunch!

Film  screening dates:

Tuesday 22 May: Showcase, Bluewater (* with Q&A with Lee and Jeff Baynes)
Wednesday 23 May: Reading, Showcase 
Wednesday 23 May: Southampton, Showcase
Wednesday 23 May: Nottingham, Showcase
Wednesday 23 May: Derby, Showcase
Wednesday 23 May: Leicester, Showcase
Wednesday 23 May: Peterborough, Showcase
Wednesday 23 May: Leeds, Showcase
Wednesday 23 May: Coventry, Showcase
Wednesday 23 May: Bristol, Showcase
Monday 28 May: Southend Film Festival


This is a pre-order and will be dispatched in line with the release date. Orders are not part shipping so if you wish to order other items which need to be dispatched before the new album we recommend you place separate orders.