This may be old news, but I feel that it is also good news. 2 Tone ska legends The Specials are talking about a full-blown reunion for this upcoming year. The band reformed in 2008, which was the first time the group had played since they split up in 1981, but this was without Jerry Dammers who claimed was forced out of the band. However, Madness frontman Suggs told Britain’s Daily Star that:
We have been talking about playing with The Specials this year but the problem for us is that they haven’t had Jerry Dammers in the band. We are pals with both camps so kind of caught in the middle. But there’s now talk of us doing a massive festival next year together, and maybe a big tour.
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