10 of The Best From The Specials

THE SPECIALS IN COVENTRY, BRITAIN - MAY 1980There was a very interesting article in yesterday’s Guardian. It was part of a series written by columnist Stevie Chick taking influential bands and analysing 10 of their songs in the context of the band’s history.

Analysing both the lyrics and the style of music, Stevie talks about each song in turn and what they said about the band at the time, and the state of the nation. With the political commentary nature of many of the Specials’ songs, this make for very interesting reading.

Read the full article here – http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2015/mar/11/the-specials-10-of-the-best

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