The Specials To Release 30th Anniversary DVD

January 21, 2010 by  

To commemorate The Specials’ 30th Anniversary tour in 2009, which saw the band play 33 shows in the UK, the band are releasing a DVD in March 2010.

The DVD is set to feature tracks spanning there entire history, which began in 1979, including ‘Too Much Too Young’, ‘Do The Dog’, ‘Gangsters’ and there most famous cover ‘Message To You’, which was originally recorded by Ska legend Dandy Livingstone.

The film was shot at the bands Wolverhampton Civic Hall show on 10th November 2009 by director Lindy Heymann. The DVD also features exclusive footage from backstage, rehearsals and interviews with fans explaining what the band and the gigs mean to them from many of the shows.

An edited version of the live show will be previewed on Sky Arts on 6th February.

The Specials – 30th Anniversary Tour DVD will be available from 1st March 2010 via the bands website www.thespecials.com, live set list below:

DO THE DOG
DAWNING OF A NEW ERA
GANGSTERS
IT’S UP TO YOU
MONKEY MAN
RAT RACE
HEY LITTLE RICH GIRL
BLANK EXPRESSION
DOESN’T MAKE IT ALRIGHT
STUPID MARRIAGE
CONCRETE JUNGLE
FRIDAY NIGHT / SATURDAY MORNING
STEREOTYPE
MAN AT C&A
MESSAGE TO YOU
DO NOTHING
LITTLE BITCH
NITE KLUB
TOO MUCH TOO YOUNG
LONGSHOT / LIQUIDATOR / MOONSTOMP
ENJOY YOURSELF
GHOST TOWN
GUNS OF NAVARONE
YOU’RE WONDERING NOW


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