The Specials ‎– Singles

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Two-Tone Records ‎– CCD 5010, Two-Tone Records ‎– CDP 3218232
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1 The Specials Gangsters
Written-By – Panter*, Dammers*, Bradbury*, Golding*, Staples*, Byers*, Hall*
2:48
2 The Specials Rudi, A Message To You
Featuring – Dick Cuthell, Rico*Written-By – R Thompson*
2:54
3 The Specials Nite Klub
Backing Vocals – Chrissie HyndeFeaturing – Dick Cuthell, Rico*Written-By – Panter*, Dammers*, Bradbury*, Golding*, Staple*, Byers*, Hall*
3:12
4 The Specials Too Much Too Young
Written-By – Dammers*
2:05
5 The Specials Guns Of Navarone
Featuring – Dick Cuthell, Rico*Written-By – Thompkin*
2:20
6 The Specials Rat Race
Written-By – Roddy Radiation
3:09
7 The Specials Stereotype
Featuring – Dick CuthellWritten-By – Dammers*
3:49
8 The Specials International Jet Set
Featuring – Dick Cuthell, Rico*Written-By – Dammers*
4:12
9 The Specials Do Nothing
Featuring – Rico*Written-By – Golding*
3:51
10 The Specials Ghost Town
Featuring – Dick Cuthell, Rico*Flute – Paul HeskettWritten-By – Dammers*
5:58
11 The Specials Why?
Featuring – Dick Cuthell, Rico*Written-By – Golding*
3:55
12 The Specials Friday Night, Saturday Morning
Written-By – Hall*
3:34
13 The Special A.K.A.* War Crimes
Violin – Nick Parker (2)Written-By – Dammers*
4:00
14 The Special A.K.A.* Racist Friend
Featuring – Dick CuthellWritten-By – Cuthell*, Dammers*, Bradbury*
3:46
15 The Special A.K.A.* Nelson Mandela
Backing Vocals – Caron Wheeler, Claudia Fontaine, Dave Wakeling, Elvis Costello, Naomi Thompson, Ranking RogerFeaturing – Dick CuthellSaxophone – Andy AderintoWritten-By – Dammers*
4:34
16 The Special A.K.A.* (What I Like Most About You Is Your) Girlfriend
Featuring – Dick Cuthell, Rico*Lead Vocals – Jerry DammersWritten-By – Dammers*
4:03

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Notes

Sleeve design executed by Dammers/Teflon/Mabey at Bouncing Ball.

All tracks published by Plangent Visions Music Ltd, except
Track 2, Carlin Music Corp.
Track 5, Shapiro Bernstein & Co Ltd.
Track 14, Plangent Visions Music Ltd. / Q Music.

℗1991 Chrysalis Records Limited, ©1991 Chrysalis Records Limited.

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Track 10 is the extended version, but not mentioned as such on the release itself.

This version differs from Singles by having no SID Codes and a slightly different matrix.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 094632 182326
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): CDP 321823 . 1:3:6 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): CDP 321823 . 2:1:12 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): CDP 321823 . 1:1:3. EMI SWINDON
  • Label Code: LC 1626
  • Other (Distribution Code): PM520
  • Other: D1C564

Other Versions (5 of 20) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CHR TT 5010, 3218231 The Specials Singles(LP, Comp) Two-Tone Records, Two-Tone Records CHR TT 5010, 3218231 UK 1991 Sell This Version
TOCP-8786 The Specials Singles(CD, Comp) Toshiba EMI Ltd TOCP-8786 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
F2 21823 The Specials The Singles Collection(CD, Comp, Club) Chrysalis F2 21823 Canada 1991 Sell This Version
CCD 5010, CDP 3218232 The Specials Singles(CD, Comp, RE) Two-Tone Records, Two-Tone Records CCD 5010, CDP 3218232 UK Unknown Sell This Version
F2 521823, F2 21823 The Specials The Singles Collection(CD, Comp, Club, RM) Chrysalis, Chrysalis F2 521823, F2 21823 US 1991 Sell This Version

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