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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Coventry, England-based second ska generation provocateurs the Selecter never garnered the dizzying press coverage that was bestowed upon 2-Tone contemporaries like the Specials, but the group's solid musicianship and nervy delivery, the latter of which relied almost solely on the band's charismatic lead singer Pauline Black, and penchant for injecting drama into an otherwise dance-friendly though often politically charged genre, helped to extend their shelf life well into the '90s. This excellent, budget-priced collection offers up 16 reasons to back up that claim, including "Too Much Pressure," "On My Radio," "Three Minute Hero," and "The Whisper," most of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Coventry, England-based second ska generation provocateurs the Selecter never garnered the dizzying press coverage that was bestowed upon 2-Tone contemporaries like the Specials, but the group's solid musicianship and nervy delivery, the latter of which relied almost solely on the band's charismatic lead singer Pauline Black, and penchant for injecting drama into an otherwise dance-friendly though often politically charged genre, helped to extend their shelf life well into the '90s. This excellent, budget-priced collection offers up 16 reasons to back up that claim, including "Too Much Pressure," "On My Radio," "Three Minute Hero," and "The Whisper," most of which are culled from the band's still impressive 1980 debut.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/11/2000
  • Label: Emd Int'l
  • UPC: 724385202520
  • Catalog Number: 852025
  • Sales rank: 76,152

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Three Minute Hero (3:03)
  2. 2 Too Much Pressure (3:50)
  3. 3 Celebrate the Bullet (3:07)
  4. 4 Bomb Scare (3:05)
  5. 5 Deep Water (4:07)
  6. 6 Time Hard (3:04)
  7. 7 They Make Me Mad (2:49)
  8. 8 Bristol and Miami (4:44)
  9. 9 Missing Words (3:22)
  10. 10 James Bond (2:18)
  11. 11 On My Radio (3:08)
  12. 12 The Whisper (3:00)
  13. 13 Carry Go Bring Home (2:57)
  14. 14 Murder (2:41)
  15. 15 Washed up and Left for Dead (3:56)
  16. 16 Last Tango in Dub (4:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Selecter Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Pauline Black Composer
Albert King Composer
Sydney Crooks Composer
Jackie Robinson Composer
Chris White Liner Notes
George Agard Composer
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