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Listen: The Specials, ‘Vote For Me’ — first new single with Terry Hall since ‘Ghost Town’

Listen: The Specials, ‘Vote For Me’ — first new single with Terry Hall since ‘Ghost Town’

Legendary 2 Tone ska act The Specials this week released its first single with original lead frontman Terry Hall since 1981’s “Ghost Town,” a lilting new song called “Vote For Me” that is the first cut to surface off the band’s forthcoming reunion album Encore. Listen to the full track right here.

The Specials announce 12-date tour of Canada and the U.S. coasts in June

The Specials announce 12-date tour of Canada and the U.S. coasts in June

The Specials return to North America this June for a 12-date run of concerts that will take the band to Canada and the east and west coasts of the United States. The tour opens with two shows in Toronto on June 6 and 7, then plays a few East Coast dates, followed by a West Coast run, before ending at a Quebec festival on June 24.

Video: The Specials on ABC’s ‘Amplified’

The ABC News web music series Amplified today posted a nearly eight-minute segment on The Specials, presumably filmed last week while the reunited ska legends were in New York City for a pair of shows to cap off their very brief U.S. tour.

The Specials to release ’30th Anniversary Tour’ live concert DVD in March

The Specials to release ’30th Anniversary Tour’ live concert DVD in March

Tweet Reformed 2 Tone ska legends The Specials will commemorate last year’s string of sold-out U.K. reunion concerts with the March release of a 24-track […]

Fun Boy Three’s debut album to be reissued with six bonus B-sides, 12-inch remixes

Fun Boy Three’s debut album to be reissued with six bonus B-sides, 12-inch remixes

The 1982 self-titled debut from Fun Boy Three — which spun off from ska revivalists The Specials — will be reissued in expanded form next […]

The Specials plot ‘final’ dates of 30th anniversary reunion tour of U.K.

The Specials plot ‘final’ dates of 30th anniversary reunion tour of U.K.

Reunited 2 Tone ska legends The Specials have announced a second U.K. tour this fall as part of the band’s 30th anniversary celebration — a […]