4 Search Results for Tag: The Specials

Soundclash

Crank the Bass to the max, its time for a Reggae Soundclash with the Hoof & Otis, featuring artists like: Max Romeo, Big Youth, Gregory Isaacs, Barrington Levy, Dennis Brown, Soul Sugar, The Heptones

The Lunatics (Have Taken Over the Asylum) – Fun Boy Three

“Nothing’s changed!” singer Terry Hall told Uncut magazine in 2019 when he re-recorded Fun Boy Three’s hit record The Lunatics (Have Taken Over the Asylum) for The Specials’ comeback album. “When we wrote it, we had Reagan and Thatcher and we thought things couldn’t get worse. Now we’ve got Trump and May!”…

Broken World – The Interrupters

Lively LA ska punks The Interrupters are calling for greater unity at a time of great division. And their song even contains a few specifics about how we might get there. Unfortunately, it’s going to require a bit of sacrifice, so, you know, just scroll on by if that’s going to be too hard…

Doesn’t Make It Alright – The Specials

It seems unlikely that a ska revolution started at 51 Albany Road, Coventry – go ahead and take a look on Google Street View and tell me I’m wrong – but from these inauspicious surroundings, songwriting mastermind Jerry Dammers and his friends introduced the world to the music of the Caribbean filtered through the prism of the West Midlands.

Doesn’t Make It Alright – The Specials