The Specials

This Town cast and crew on how unrest and disruption forges creative genius: 'Music is the heart'
TV

This Town cast and crew on how unrest and disruption forges creative genius: 'Music is the heart'

Big Issue speaks to the people behind BBC One’s ambitious new series about a band coming together against a backdrop of social unrest in early 80s West Midlands
'It's always a good time for music somewhere': Kae Tempest talks 80s unrest and new drama This Town
Kae Tempest
Music

'It's always a good time for music somewhere': Kae Tempest talks 80s unrest and new drama This Town

How The Specials and 2 Tone empowered a generation to believe in a multicultural future
2 Tone stars The Specials on stage in a black and white photo
Music

How The Specials and 2 Tone empowered a generation to believe in a multicultural future

Terry Hall: 'The Specials have always been about protest'
Music

Terry Hall: 'The Specials have always been about protest'

Lynval Golding: "I've fought all my life to say my life matters"
Music

Lynval Golding: "I've fought all my life to say my life matters"

Los Angeles declares Wednesday May 29th 'The Specials Day'
The Specials, in 2019
Music

Los Angeles declares Wednesday May 29th 'The Specials Day'

Amid austerity and poverty, The Specials are back when we need them the most
Music

Amid austerity and poverty, The Specials are back when we need them the most

More Specials! Buy this week's mag for exclusive AR video of The Specials
The Specials
Music

More Specials! Buy this week's mag for exclusive AR video of The Specials

Terry Hall: success of Ghost Town made me quit The Specials
Music

Terry Hall: success of Ghost Town made me quit The Specials

'Injustice is timeless': The Specials talk enduring politics in music
The Specials, in 2019
Music

'Injustice is timeless': The Specials talk enduring politics in music

Revisiting Ghost Town: Watch our behind the scenes video with The Specials
Music

Revisiting Ghost Town: Watch our behind the scenes video with The Specials

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