The Selecter
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/976x549/p01bqsy7.jpg
1979
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/1329faaf-799f-44e2-91f9-87fe52f17afd
The Selecter The Selecter The Selecter The Selecter

Biography

The Selecter are a 2 Tone ska revival band from Coventry, England, formed in mid-1979. The Selecter featured a racially diverse line-up. Their lyrics featured themes connected to politics. Reinforcing the songs of Neol Davies were the voice and rude girl ...

Read more




Tracks

Sort by

The Selecter
It Never Worked Out
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqsy7.jpg
link
It Never Worked Out It Never Worked Out It Never Worked Out It Never Worked Out
The Selecter & Pauline Black
On My Radio (Live In Session)
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqsy7.jpg
link
On My Radio (Live In Session) On My Radio (Live In Session) On My Radio (Live In Session) On My Radio (Live In Session)
The Selecter And Pauline Black
Too Much Pressure (Live In Session)
http://static.bbci.co.uk/music_clips/0.1.48/img/track_fallback.png
link
Too Much Pressure (Live In Session) Too Much Pressure (Live In Session) Too Much Pressure (Live In Session) Too Much Pressure (Live In Session)
The Selecter
Unbeaten & Unbowed (Acoustic)
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqsy7.jpg
link
Unbeaten & Unbowed (Acoustic) Unbeaten & Unbowed (Acoustic) Unbeaten & Unbowed (Acoustic) Unbeaten & Unbowed (Acoustic)
Add music you love and enjoy it



Biography

The Selecter are a 2 Tone ska revival band from Coventry, England, formed in mid-1979.

The Selecter featured a racially diverse line-up. Their lyrics featured themes connected to politics. Reinforcing the songs of Neol Davies were the voice and rude girl style of Pauline Black and the rhythms of Desmond Brown on the Hammond organ. The band's name is based on the term "selector", which is a Jamaican word for disc jockey. The band were one of the most successful ska bands of the 2 Tone era, notching up several top forty singles in the British charts.

The Selecter reformed in 1991 and vocalist Black continued to perform and release music under The Selecter name until 2006. Some confusion emerged over two competing lineups for the Selecter in 2011, between that featuring Davies and that featuring Black and Arthur 'Gaps' Hendrickson, In June 2011 Black applied for, and won, The Selecter trademark and the right to use the name herself.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia.It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.
Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss