The Selecter was founded in 1979 and immediately rose to the top of the charts with their catchy mixture of reggae, punk and ska. Songs like ‘Missing Words’ and ‘On My Radio’ are part of the British ska canon.
After all those years The Selecter still has the same people in charge: Pauline Black and Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson. Like their peer The Beat the band is one of the most important bands of 2 Tone, an influential musical and cultural movement that is still as relevant today as it was thirty years ago. After all those years the band is still as strong as ever, so they’ll keep on skanking right up until the end.