The Compact 2 Tone Story

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The Compact 2 Tone Story
The Compact 2 Tone Story box set front.jpg
Compilation box set by
Various artists
LabelEMI / Chrysalis

1993 2 Tone box set includes:


Disc 1
TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. Gangsters  The Special A.K.A.  
2. The Selecter  The Selecter  
3. The Prince  Madness  
4. On My Radio  The Selecter  
5. A Message To You, Rudy  The Specials feat. Rico  
6. Tears Of A Clown  The Beat  
7. I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down  Elvis Costello & The Attractions  
8. Too Much Too Young  The Specials  
9. Three Minute Hero  The Selecter  
10. People Do Rocksteady  The Bodysnatchers  
11. Missing Words  The Selecter  
12. Rat Race  The Specials  
13. Easy Life  The Bodysnatchers  
14. Stereotypes  The Specials  
15. Mantovani  The Swinging Cats  
Disc 2
TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. Sea Cruise  Rico  
2. Do Nothing (feat. Rico with The Ice Rink String Sounds)The Specials  
3. Ghost Town  The Specials  
4. The Boiler  Rhoda with The Special A.K.A.  
5. Jungle Music  Rico & The Special A.K.A.  
6. The Feeling's Gone (Dance Mix) / The Feeling's Back  The Appolinaires  
7. Tear The Whole Thing Down  The Higsons  
8. Envy The Love  The Appolinaires  
9. War Crime (The Crime Remains The Same)  The Special A.K.A.  
10. Run Me Down  The Higsons  
11. Racist Friend  The Special A.K.A.  
12. Nelson Mandela  The Special A.K.A.  
13. What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend  The Special A.K.A.  
14. Window Shopping  The Friday Club  
15. The Alphabet Army  J.B.'s Allstars  
Disc 3
TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. Madness  Madness  
2. Too Much Pressure  The Selecter  
3. Nite Klub  The Specials feat. Rico  
4. Ranking Full Stop  The Beat  
5. Girls Talk  Elvis Costello & The Attractions  
6. Guns Of Navarone  The Specials  
7. Longshot Kick The Buckett / Liquidator / Sknihead Moonstomp  The Specials  
8. James Bond  The Selecter  
9. Ruder Than You  The Bodysnatchers  
10. Carry Go Bring Home  The Selecter  
11. Rude Boys Outa Jail  The Specials  
12. Too Experienced  The Bodysnatchers  
13. International Jet Set  The Specials  
14. Away  The Swinging Cats  
15. Carolina  Rico  
16. Maggie's Farm  The Specials  
17. Why  The Specials  
18. Friday Night, Saturday Morning  The Specials  
Disc 4
TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. Theme From The Boiler  Rhoda & The Special A.K.A.  
2. Rasta Call You  Rico & The Special A.K.A.  
3. Easter Island  Rico & The Special A.K.A.  
4. The Feeling's Gone  The Appolinaires  
5. The Bongo Medley (Extremely Long Version)The Appolinaires  
6. Ylang Ylang  The Higsons  
7. Give It Up  The Appolinaires  
8. Version  The Special A.K.A.  
9. Put The Punk Back Into Funk  The Higsons  
10. Bright Lights  The Special A.K.A.  
11. Racist Friend (instrumental)The Special A.K.A.  
12. Bright Lights (instrumental)The Special A.K.A.  
13. Break Down The Door!  The Special A.K.A.  
14. Can't Get A Break  The Special A.K.A.  
15. Window Shopping (instrumental)The Friday Club  
16. Al Arm  J.B.'s Allstars  
17. Braggin' And Tryin' Not To Lie  Roddy Radiation & The Specials  
18. Rude Boys Outa Jail (version)Neville Staples AKA Judge Roughneck  
19. Racquel  The Special A.K.A.  
20. 007  The Bodysnatchers  


  • Each of the CDs comes in its own mini 2 Tone sleeve and an A5 version of George Marshalls book The Two Tone Story is also included.

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