Stereo-Typical: A's, B's and Rarities

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Stereo-Typical: A's, B's and Rarities
Compilation album by The Specials
Released August 28, 2000
Genre Ska, new wave
Label EMI
The Specials chronology
Best of the Specials
(1999)
Stereo-Typical: A's, B's and Rarities
(2000)
Skinhead Girl
(2000)
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Stereo-Typical: A's, B's and Rarities is an official 3 disc compilation album of The Specials. It contains many A and B sides and some rarities. The tracks are variously credited to The Specials, The Special AKA, and other versions of the band's name.

Track listing[edit]

Disc: 1[edit]

  1. "Gangsters" — The Special AKA
  2. "A Message to You Rudy" — The Specials featuring Rico
  3. "Nite Klub" — The Specials featuring Rico
  4. "Too Much Too Young" — The Special AKA
  5. "Guns of Navarone" — The Special AKA
  6. "Skinhead Symphony" (Medley including: Longshot Kick the Bucket / Liquidator / Skinhead Moonstomp) — The Special AKA
  7. "Rat Race" — The Specials
  8. "Rude Boys Outa Jail" — The Specials
  9. "Stereotype" — The Specials
  10. "International Jet Set" — The Specials
  11. "Do Nothing" — The Specials featuring Rico with The Ice Rink Sounds
  12. "Maggie's Farm" — The Specials featuring Rico with The Ice Rink Sounds
  13. "Braggin' and Tryin' Not to Lie" — Roddy Radiation & The Specials
  14. "Rude Boys Outa Jail" — Neville Staples AKA Judge Roughneck
  15. "Ghost Town" — The Specials
  16. "Why?" — The Specials
  17. "Friday Night, Saturday Morning" — The Specials
  18. "Concrete Jungle" (Live) — The Specials
  19. "Racquel" — The Special AKA

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "The Boiler" — Rhoda with The Special AKA (Featuring Rhoda Dakar and Nicky Summers of The Bodysnatchers, with a song originally written by The Bodysnatchers.)
  2. "Theme from the Boiler" — Rhoda with The Special AKA (Featuring Rhoda Dakar and Nicky Summers of The Bodysnatchers, with a song originally written by The Bodysnatchers.)
  3. "Jungle Music" — Rico & The Special AKA
  4. "Rasta Call You" — Rico & The Special AKA
  5. "Easter Island" — Rico & The Special AKA
  6. "War Crimes (The Crime Remains the Same)" — The Special AKA
  7. "Version" — The Special AKA
  8. "Racist Friend" — The Special AKA
  9. "Bright Lights" — The Special AKA
  10. "Nelson Mandela" — The Special AKA
  11. "Break Down The Door" — The Special AKA
  12. "What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend" — The Special AKA
  13. "Can't Get A Break" — The Special AKA
  14. "Nelson Mandela '88" (Special 70th Birthday Remake) — The Special AKA featuring Ndonka Khuze and Jonas Gwangwa
  15. "Ghost Dub '91" — The Specials
  16. "Let Us Unite" — The Specials

Disc 3[edit]

  1. "Ghost Town" (Extended Version) — The Specials
  2. "Why?" — The Specials
  3. "War Crimes (The Crime Remains the Same)" — The Special AKA
  4. "Racist Friend" (Instrumental) — The Special AKA
  5. "Bright Lights" (Instrumental) — The Special AKA
  6. "Nelson Mandela" — The Special AKA
  7. "Break Down The Door" — The Special AKA
  8. "What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend" — The Special AKA
  9. "Can't Get A Break" — The Special AKA
  10. "Nelson Mandela '88" (The Whole World Is Watching Dance Mix) — The Special AKA featuring Ndonka Khuze and Jonas Gwangwa
  11. "Ghost Dub '91/Let Us Unite" — The Specials