The Monks ‎– Bad Habits

The Monks ‎– Bad Habits

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Bad Habits is an album by The Monks, released in 1979. It is a spoof of punk rock led by the former rhythm section of the trad rockers,Strawbs. The songs are composed by Richard Hudson, John Ford and Terry Cassidy.

"Nice Legs Shame About Her Face"[1] was a number 19 hit single in the UK Singles Chart.

While the album failed to produce further UK chart success, the band were very popular in Canada. "Drugs in My Pocket" was a Top 20 single in Canada in the fall of 1980, and Bad Habits earned double platinum certification in 1982.

In 2004, Ford rerecorded "Nice Legs Shame About Her Face" on his solo album Backtracking, released on Whole Shot Records.