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The Best Of The Specials And Fun Boy Three

Advantages: Fun, Racy Tracks
Disadvantages: Songs aren't labeled by which band wrote them.

The album inclides ska classics such as, -Ghost Town (which hit number one in 1981) -A message to you rudy -Our lips are sealed -Gangsters The specials were an English ska band formed in coventry 1977. The members were, Jerry Dammers Terry ha ...

jmeekcom 13.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Best Of The Specials And Fun Boy Three, The - Neville Staple & His Guest Band

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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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Review of That Should Cover It - Spunge

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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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Studio One Ska is the ULTIMATE ska compilation

Advantages: Amazing songs, great packaging
Disadvantages: NONE

You might have seen this CD before and been miffed at the measly 17 tracks on offer, especially compared to the 50 track box sets that Trojan offer for less money, and so left it on the shelf. However, this CD is simply the best ska compilation I've ever ...

john_harrison 21.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Studio One Ska - Studio One Ska

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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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