Search - Specials, Selecter :: BBC Radio 1 in Concert

BBC Radio 1 in Concert
Specials, Selecter
BBC Radio 1 in Concert
Genres: Alternative Rock, Special Interest, Pop, Rock
 
  •  Track Listings (18) - Disc #1

Both bands, Selecter & The Specials, dominated the Two Tone revolution in the UK and Europe in the early '80's. This CD offers 18 tracks from the BBC Radio One archives.

     

CD Details

All Artists: Specials, Selecter
Title: BBC Radio 1 in Concert
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: BBC Windsong
Release Date: 1/12/1993
Genres: Alternative Rock, Special Interest, Pop, Rock
Styles: Hardcore & Punk, Ska, By Decade, 1970s, 1980s
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 053436003022

Synopsis

Album Description
Both bands, Selecter & The Specials, dominated the Two Tone revolution in the UK and Europe in the early '80's. This CD offers 18 tracks from the BBC Radio One archives.

Similar CDs

 

CD Reviews

THE BEST LIVE recording of The Specials
Pamela | Connecticut, USA | 12/04/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The tracks of The Selector are not all that good. "Too much pressure" is OK, but the rest are indicative of a band that never jelled as a group.

But the second half of the disk...
This was the Specials at the very top of their game. A tight group that was still having fun onstage. This is a glimpse into one of the briefest windows of musical excellence; a year earlier, they were a bit sloppy. Shortly after this recording they began drifting apart. Terry sings "Concrete Jungle" here, making one wonder why he didn't on the LP. And "Long shot kick de bucket"/"Skinhead Moonstomp" is one of my fovorite moments in music; much better here than the 12" B-side version."