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A real 2 Tone classic!

Advantages: Catchy, listenable and memorable
Disadvantages: Its quite short and difficult to get hold of.

I had herd the Single Celebrate the Bullet on a live ska revival album I liked it so much I download the studio album version and it was great, so I decided to take a chance on the whole album. It seems to be one of those rare albums where I like every ...

AJUK 07.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Celebrate The Bullet - Selecter (The)

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The Best of the Beat

Advantages: Great beats, great lyrics, brilliant songs - all hits
Disadvantages: Couple of songs not so hot

I bought this recently and was amazed at how many songs I still new the words to that still had me bopping away - some great vocals and unexpected harmonies. Unfortunately, as with most greatest hits, the insert fails to provide lyrics, but does give a g ...

Sherish 04.05.2007 · Read full review
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Ska at its best

Advantages: A brilliant collection of one of the greatest ever ska bands
Disadvantages: your own faveourites might be missing.

The Selecter are one of the best, and yet understated Ska Bands of the late 70's and 80's. They have a unique sound that is quite different from other ska music that was around at the same time such as one of the most famous ska bands 'The Specials'. The ...

priesty8899 10.06.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Greatest Hits - Selecter (The)

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Cover versions from Spunge

Advantages: catchy new takes on classic songs
Disadvantages: nothing new

Spunge, the Tewksbury ska-punk quintet, have not put forth a proper studio album for a long time. Four years it has been now. To try and placate their fans they released this CD two years ago, a CD full of cover versions and live versions. When I've see ...

Pyrokeet 15.03.2006 · Read full review
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birlliant

Advantages: fun, up tempo, amazing covers.
Disadvantages: only 2 new songs

I am a huge fan of spunge, they are the only British ska punk band worth listening to. They are also a cut above most bands from the states. This album is full of spunginess, every song gets you jumping. The album consists of 6 amazing covers (centrefold, ...

cbox 14.05.2005 · Read full review
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