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In 1979 Jerry Dammers from ska band The Specials launched the cult music label 2 Tone Records, with the support of major label Chrysalis. 2 Tone was most famous for releasing ska and reggae-influenced music with a punk rock and pop music overtone, spawned from the 2 Tone music and cultural movement of the 1970s.

THE BEST OF 2 TONE is a new compilation of the best tracks from the label’s history including The Specials A Message to You Rudy, the debut single from Madness – The Prince and The Beat’s classic cover of Smokey Robinson’s Tears of a Clown

Track Listing:

1. Special AKA - Gangsters
2. The Selecter - The Selecter
3. Madness - The Prince
4. The Selecter - On My Radio
5. The Specials - A Message to You Rudy (feat. Rico)
6. The Beat - The Tears of a Clown
7. The Special AKA - Too Much Too Young (Live)
8. The Selecter - Three Minute Hero
9. The Beat - Ranking Full Stop
10. The Specials - Rat Race
11. The Bodysnatchers - Let's Do Rock Steady
12. The Selecter - Missing Words
13. The Specials - Stereotype
14. Rico - Sea Cruise
15. The Specials - Do Nothing
16. The Specials - Ghost Town
17. The Special AKA - Nelson Mandela (Edit)
18. Rhoda with The Special AKA - The Boiler

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  • Store location: Upper Hutt City, Wellington, NZ

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