Tag: The Selecter

Interview: The Selecter – Back On Your Radio.

The Selecter was an integral part of the original 2 Tone scene in the UK with hits such as Too Much Pressure and On My Radio. With a major tour coming up in early 2014 and a new album just out, the band took to the road for a few dates supporting Public Image Limited. On the final night of the tour, at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire, the band’s dynamic singers Pauline Black and Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson sat down with me for a chat before the show. Pauline made me a cup of tea and the two iconic figures...

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Live Review: The Selecter @ Shepherds Bush.

The Selecter is an interesting choice to support Public Image Limited at Shepherd’s Bush Empire. The obvious link is that John Lydon was first coming to prominence at the forefront of London punk in the 1970s when Coventry’s 2 Tone ska act The Selecter were also hitting the airwaves. But whilst Lydon has moved on to territories new with PiL (you won’t hear a Sex Pistols track tonight, that’s for sure), The Selecter is back with a new album that fits right into the style of their early work and sporting the classic 2 Tone look of sharp suits...

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