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The Specials: More Specials (Chrysalis)

Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 20 November 1980

CAUTION: Anyone expecting More Specials to duplicate the ferocious wallop of the British ska band’s live performances or debut LP is in for a surprise. The Specials’ sound album retains a visceral, danceable thrust, but it’s a decidedly quirky effort that bears the idiosyncratic stamp of keyboardist Jerry Dammers.

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