The Specials

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More than half of the tracks on Archive are live recordings (most likely from the BBC Radio 1 special) and an assortment of other studio odds and ends from the band's heyday in the late '70s and early '80s. It's good material, certainly better than much of what was issued from later periods, but it's still not the place to start a Specials collection. This one is geared toward the fan who already owns their main albums.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:06
2 2:08
3 3:19
4 3:39
5 2:29
6 3:03
7 3:12
8 3:31
9 3:01
10 2:37
11 3:31
12 2:34
13 2:48
14 2:55
15
3:48
16 2:55
17 2:39
18 2:18
19 3:08
20 2:33
21 3:22
22 3:36
23 6:37
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