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THE SELECTER unveils Christmas single: watch the video & download a copy

British ska band THE SELECTER has released a brand new video, which features clips of skanking fans, for their double 'A' side single “A Christmas Fable” and “Skank Til Christmas”.

According to the band the two songs represent the ‘ying and yang of Christmas’ - the light side in “Skank Til Christmas” and the dark side in “A Christmas Fable”.


THE SELECTER announce Christmas single: be in the video!

Coventry 2Tone ska band THE SELECTER is set to release a Christmas single next month - and they want you to be in the video.

The double ‘A’ side single, “Skank Till Christmas” b/w “A Christmas Fable”, will be available from iTunes on 1 December.


THE PIONEERS added to London International Ska Festival

Legendary Jamaican band THE PIONEERS are the latest headline addition to the London International Ska Festival 2012.

The vocal trio, comprising of Sydney Crooks, Jackie Robinson and George Dekker, had an international breakthrough track with “Long Shot Kick De Bucket” (covered by THE SPECIALS), followed by “Give & Take” and JIMMY CLIFF cover “Let Your Yeah Be Yeah”.


THE SELECTER reveals 2012 UK tour dates

2Tone ska band THE SELECTER, featuring original members Pauline Black and Gaps Hendrickson, have announced the full details of an upcoming tour of the UK.

The “Made In Britain” tour includes the following shows:


THE SELECTER "Train To Skaville": live in Bath

Fan-filmed video footage of THE SELECTER’s 23 October performance at the Bath Komedia can be seen below.

The 2-Tone legends performed the classic "Train To Skaville" – a song originally by Jamaican vocal group THE ETHIOPIANS. Founding member of band, Leonard Dillon, passed away recently after battling cancer.


THE SELECTER: new video released

2 Tone ska band THE SELECTER has revealed a new video for their upcoming single - AMY WINEHOUSE cover "Back To Black".

You can check out the video here:

This is the band’s second single from the soon-to-be-released studio album Made In Britain and will be available for download on 31 July.


London International Ska Festival line-up revealed

Neol Davies, founding member of legendary 2 Tone band THE SELECTER, and the original line up of THE HOTKNIVES are the first acts to be confirmed for next year's London International Ska Festival.

The ten piece 2011 line-up for Davies’ version of THE SELECTER includes:


THE SELECTER live at VegFest: fan-filmed footage

Fan-filmed video footage of THE SELECTER performing a headline set at Bristol VegFest last night can be viewed below.