Ever After Guide. The Encyclopedia of Popular Music 5th ed. London: Omnibus Press. Robert Christgau. Trouser Press. Slicing Up Eyeballs. Resident Advisor. Retrieved 14 April Russell Trunk's Exclusive Magazine. Categories : albums The Selecter albums Chrysalis Records albums.
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Definitely check this out, especially if you're into ska at all. One person found this helpful. I used to have this one on vinyl too. I am seriously considering purchasing the CD version.
This is probably the most creative album to come out of the whole 2-tone scene. I wouldn't even call it ska necessarily. I'm glad to see others have reviewed this album so highly - for the longest time I thought I was the only person on earth who had discovered this gem.
PS: i'll look around for the re-release cd as the vinyl went the way of a number of other classic albums from the era - eroded. See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries. Translate all reviews to English. Cracking underrated second album from The Selecter. Better produced than their debut and more experimental. Could easily fit into my best albums of all time. Report abuse. Superb album from the 2-Tone collection!!!!! Or listen to our entire catalogue with our high-quality unlimited streaming subscriptions.
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Verified Purchase. I've been waiting for this one to come out on CD for 16 years! In fact, I still have the LP, the one vinyl album I've kept, out of nostalgic reasons. The Selecter were part of the s ska revival that included Madness, the Specials, and Bad Manners. Their first album, Too Much Pressure also long unavailable in its original form was straightforward dance music, and is one of the highly rated albums of this genre.
Their second album, Celebrate the Bullet, described by lead singer Pauline Black as "our blue period" featured a wider range of sound, some of it fast-paced dance music, some of it thoughtful and contemplative.
It didn't meet with the success of the first record, and no doubt had something to do with the band's temporary demise. Don't believe the critics, though. In fact, don't believe the current Selecter members, who ignored these songs entirely when they regrouped in the s.
Cool Blue Lady, Deep Water, and Bombscare feature Pauline Black's most haunting vocals, combined with emotionally intense, compelling melodies. Most of these songs have been released on CD, scattered across three or four compilations. But at last, the original album is available.Celebrate the Bullet, an Album by The Selecter. Released in on Chrysalis (catalog no. ; Vinyl LP). Genres: 2 Tone, Ska.