The Specials ‎– The Best Of The Specials

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The Best Of The Specials was available for promotional use only from 2003. The commercial release was in 2008.

Tracklist

On CD
The Special A.K.A.* Gangsters 2:48
The Specials Feat. Rico* A Message To You Rudy 2:53
The Specials Nite Klub (Album Version) 3:23
The Specials Concrete Jungle 3:19
The Special A.K.A.* Too Much Too Young (Live) 2:06
The Specials Blank Expression 2:42
The Specials Doesn't Make It Alright 3:25
The Specials Rude Boys Outa Jail 2:39
The Specials Rat Race 3:10
The Specials Man At C&A 3:36
The Specials Feat. Rico* With The Ice Rink String Sounds Do Nothing (Single Version) 3:41
The Specials Stereotypes/Stereotypes Pt 2 7:24
The Specials International Jet Set (Album Version) 5:37
The Specials Friday Night, Saturday Morning 3:34
The Specials Why? 2:56
The Specials Ghost Town (Full Version) 6:01
The Special AKA What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend (Album Version) 4:50
The Special AKA Racist Friend (Single Version) 4:02
The Special AKA War Crimes (The Crime Remains The Same) (Single Version) 4:03
The Special AKA Nelson Mandela (Album Version) 4:15
On DVD
On Video
The Special AKA Gangsters 2:54
The Specials Featuring Rico* A Message To You Rudy 2:46
The Special AKA Too Much Too Young (Live) 2:05
The Specials Rat Race 3:10
The Specials Do Nothing 3:20
The Specials Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) (Live) 3:57
The Specials Ghost Town 3:40
On Film
The Special AKA Bright Lights 3:45
The Special AKA The Lonely Crowd 3:52
The Special AKA Housebound 4:15
The Special AKA Alcohol 4:56
The Special AKA Racist Friend 3:29
The Special AKA War Crimes 4:02
The Special AKA Nelson Mandela 4:05
The Special AKA Break Down The Door 2:51
The Special AKA What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend 4:29

Versions (7)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CHRTV 20082, 50999 520398 2 9, 5099952039829 The Specials The Best Of The Specials(CD, Comp, RM + DVD-V, PAL) Chrysalis, EMI, EMI CHRTV 20082, 50999 520398 2 9, 5099952039829 Europe 2008 Sell This Version
none The Specials The Best Of The Specials(CDr, Comp) EMI none Europe 2003 Sell This Version
none The Specials The Best Of The Specials(CD, Comp, Promo + DVD-V, Promo, PAL) Chrysalis none Europe 2008 Sell This Version
TOCP-70513 The Specials The Best Of The Specials(CD, Comp, RM + DVD-V, NTSC) Chrysalis, EMI TOCP-70513 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
CHRTV 20082, 50999 520398 2 9, 5099952039829 The Specials The Best Of The Specials(CD, Comp, RM + DVD-V, PAL) Chrysalis, EMI, EMI CHRTV 20082, 50999 520398 2 9, 5099952039829 Europe 2008 Sell This Version
RP2-544795 The Specials The Best Of The Specials(CD, Comp) Chrysalis, Two-Tone Records RP2-544795 US 2014 Sell This Version
CRTTVX1143 The Specials The Best Of The Specials(2xLP, Comp) Two-Tone Records CRTTVX1143 Europe 2019 Sell This Version

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PatricksVinyl

PatricksVinyl

August 26, 2020
referencing The Best Of The Specials, 2xLP, Comp, CRTTVX1143
Absolutely great pressing and clear sound with dynamic highs & lows. I'm very happy with this release and high quality pressing!
MarkGrout

MarkGrout

August 8, 2019
referencing The Best Of The Specials, CD, Comp, RM + DVD-V, PAL, CHRTV 20082, 50999 520398 2 9, 5099952039829
The version of Concrete Jungle has Terry Hall singing lead. The original mix was Roddy Radiation, who wrote it.
darryl79

darryl79

April 25, 2019
referencing The Best Of The Specials, 2xLP, Comp, CRTTVX1143
Fantastic sound on this one and a great collection of songs - top notch pressing.