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The Specials: More Specials (2-Tone)

Lloyd Bradley, Q, July 1989

GIVEN THE QUANTITY of ska compilations on the market at the moment, it's a good time to revive the ska revival of 10 years ago. And The Specials are the natural starting point – their Gangsters single was the 2-Tone label's first release and first hit, promoting a minor Midlands youth cult into a nationally recognised "movement".

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