The Selecter are a 2 Tone ska revival band from Coventry, England, formed in mid-1979. The Selecter featured a racially diverse line-up. Their lyrics featured themes connected to politics. Reinforcing the songs of Neol Davies were the voice and rude girl style of Pauline Black and the rhythms of Desmond Brown on the Hammond organ. The band's name is based on the term "selector", which is a Jamaican word for disc jockey. The band were one of the most successful ska bands of the 2 Tone era, notching up several top forty singles in the British charts. The Selecter reformed in 1991 and vocalist Black continued to perform and release music under The Selecter name until 2006. These legendary gigs showcases this glorious ska band at their enigmatic best.
The Selecter are a 2 Tone ska revival band from Coventry, England, formed in mid-1979. The Selecter featured a racially diverse line-up. Their lyrics featured themes connected to politics. Reinforcing the songs of Neol Davies were the voice and rude girl style of Pauline Black and the rhythms of Desmond Brown on the Hammond organ. The band's name is based on the term "selector", which is a Jamaican word for disc jockey. The band were one of the most successful ska bands of the 2 Tone era, notching up several top forty singles in the British charts. The Selecter reformed in 1991 and vocalist Black continued to perform and release music under The Selecter name until 2006. These legendary gigs showcases this glorious ska band at their enigmatic best.
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Format: CD
Label: BATC
Rel. Date: 07/19/2019
UPC: 5056083204939

Legendary Gigs Vol 1
Artist: The Selecter
Format: CD
New: In Stock $14.98
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DISC: 1

1. Three Minute Hero
2. California Screaming
3. I Want Justice
4. Missing Words
5. Neurotica
6. The Selecter
7. Train To Skaville
8. Hairspray
9. Carry Go Bring 1
10. Murder 1
11. Madness 1
12. Orange Street 1
13. Madness 1
14. My Sweet Collie 1
15. Three Minute Hero 1
16. California Screaming 1
17. Everyday 1
18. I Want Justice 1
19. Missing Words 2
20. Neurotica 2
21. The Selecter 2
22. James Bond 2
23. Train To Skaville 2
24. On My Radio 2
25. Too Much Pressure 2
26. Murder 2
27. My Sweet Collie 2
28. Madness

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The Selecter are a 2 Tone ska revival band from Coventry, England, formed in mid-1979. The Selecter featured a racially diverse line-up. Their lyrics featured themes connected to politics. Reinforcing the songs of Neol Davies were the voice and rude girl style of Pauline Black and the rhythms of Desmond Brown on the Hammond organ. The band's name is based on the term "selector", which is a Jamaican word for disc jockey. The band were one of the most successful ska bands of the 2 Tone era, notching up several top forty singles in the British charts. The Selecter reformed in 1991 and vocalist Black continued to perform and release music under The Selecter name until 2006. These legendary gigs showcases this glorious ska band at their enigmatic best.