THE BEST OF 2 TONE features 18 tracks, including the first single from Madness ("The Prince"), the Beat's classic cover of Smokey Robinson's "Tears Of A Clown," and Bodysnatchers' "People Do Rocksteady," plus three more songs by The Selecter: "On My Radio," "Three Minute Hero" and "Missing Words."
Half of the album features music recorded by The Special AKA, which was shortened later to The Specials. Along with "Gangsters," the collection also includes both of the band's U.K. #1's - "Too Much Too Young" (1980) and "Ghost Town" (1981) - as well as several Top 10 songs: "A Message To You, Rudy," "Rat Race," "Stereotype," "Do Nothing," and "Free Nelson Mandela."
Full Length Vinyl 1
01 Gangsters - By The Special AKA
02 The Selecter - By The Selecter
03 The Prince - By Madness
04 On My Radio - By The Selecter
05 A Message to You Rudy (feat. Rico) - By The Specials
01 The Tears of a Clown - By The Beat
02 Too Much Too Young (Live) - By The Special AKA
03 Three Minute Hero - By The Selecter
04 Ranking Full Stop - By The Beat
05 Rat Race - By The Specials
Full Length Vinyl 2
01 Let's Do Rock Steady - By The Bodysnatchers
02 Missing Words - By The Selecter
03 Stereotype - By The Specials
04 Sea Cruise - By Rico
01 Do Nothing - By The Specials
02 Ghost Town - By The Specials
03 Nelson Mandela (Edit) - By The Special AKA
04 The Boiler - By Rhoda with The Special AKA"