The Specials ‎– The Specials (1979)

The Specials is the debut album by the namesake Coventry Two Tone/ska band, produced by Elvis Costello and released in 1979 on 2 Tone/Chrysalis.

A1. “A Message to You Rudy” (2:54)
A2. “Do the Dog” (2:12)
A3. “It’s Up to You” (3:25)
A4. “Nite Klub” (3:24)
A5. “Doesn’t Make It Alright” (3:26)
A6. “Concrete Jungle” (3:22)
A7. “Too Hot” (3:12)
B1. “Monkey Man” (2:45)
B2. “New Era” (2:26)
B3. “Blank Expression” (2:44)
B4. “Stupid Marriage” (3:51)
B5. “Too Much Too Young” (2:16)
B6. “Gangsters (2:43)
B7. “Little Bitch” (2:33)
B8. “You’re Wondering Now” (2:39)

Terry Hall – vocals
Neville Staple – vocals
Lynval Golding – rhythm guitar, vocals
Roddy Radiation – lead guitar, vocals (A6)
Jerry Dammers – keyboards
Sir Horace Gentleman – bass guitar
John Bradbury – drums

Rico Rodriguez – trombone
Dick Cuthell – horns
Chrissie Hynde – vocals (A4)
Elvis Costello – producer

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