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So, who has ordered it, or is going to buy it ? Out friday l believe ? l want it for the Rico albums and the Dance Craze album.
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Most people have mentioned the Rico albums and Dance Craze. The version of Dance Craze has been re-mastered which should be well worth the wait.

I just wonder will there be anything worth reading in the booklet which accompanies the set? Shocked
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I've got it ordered because of the Rico albums, but will be nice to have Dance Craze on CD too
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Those Irish men are at it again.

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If you're in two minds about it I'd definitely say pick it up. We've been sent a copy this week and it's a really special item. The design and attention to detail is very impressive aside of the fact of having (for many of us) 3 Two Tone albums on CD for the first time. They've all been remastered and are sounding great.

There's one other lovely little design feature that hasn't been mentioned yet, I think Chrysalis want to keep it under their hat until Friday, nothing earth-shattering, just a nice little design touch to make it that bit more special.

The sleeve notes booklet looks great and even has its own CD sleeve. I think it complements the release well, but you guys can call that one...

This will probably soar in price in the years to come, so I'd say pick it up now and save yourself a few bob down the line...
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See what goodies you are getting for you money:

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Dance Craze has never sounded better.
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Trojan wrote:
See what goodies you are getting for you money:

https://2-tone.info/display/?623

Dance Craze has never sounded better.


Good stuff, looking forward to receiving it soon I hope.

I think there is a slight error on the track listings on the page - Too Much Too Young (on This are Two Tone) is listed as 'The Selecter', got excited for a moment and thought that will be an interesting version
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I think there is a slight error on the track listings on the page - Too Much Too Young (on This are Two Tone) is listed as 'The Selecter', got excited for a moment and thought that will be an interesting version


Ha! Cheers Kenny, fixed now. You're right, that would have been an interesting version..!
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wally wrote:


There's one other lovely little design feature that hasn't been mentioned yet, I think Chrysalis want to keep it under their hat until Friday, nothing earth-shattering, just a nice little design touch to make it that bit more special


Wally - Now its release day - can you shed more light on this?
Mine's ordered through Amazon, and as I'm not a prime member and have chosen free delivery - it'll probably be a few more days until mine is dispatched as my punishment
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Wally - Now its release day - can you shed more light on this?


It's just the unique inner sleeves for each CD. Jerry suggested the idea to Chrysalis and I think they look great, a nice touch.
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Wally - Now its release day - can you shed more light on this?


It's just the unique inner sleeves for each CD. Jerry suggested the idea to Chrysalis and I think they look great, a nice touch.


thanks - I will give them them once over when I receive the set
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looking forward to mine turning up sometime today. First time lve looked forward to a 2 tone release in years.Amazon say its out for delivery, so we shall see.
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bluearmy78 wrote:
looking forward to mine turning up sometime today. First time lve looked forward to a 2 tone release in years.Amazon say its out for delivery, so we shall see.


The price dropped by £6.59 on Amazon yesterday, so you will get a refund of that amount - which is a nice bonus Very Happy
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Mine arrived today, can't knock Amazon for delivering on Sundays.

It certainly is a a neat, well put together collection of the albums - very tidy and compact indeed.

I like the box within a box, and the inner CD sleeves, and the printing on the CDs themselves - a very good job with a lot of detail.
Like having mini versions of the original vinyl's in a tidy case.

One negative - I have absolutely no chance of reading the the little booklet, tried putting two pairs of glasses on and still couldn't read the words!

Very Happy

Now whats next? An expanded CD release of Dance Craze with the whole soundtrack, or DVD release....
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kennybacon wrote:
Mine arrived today, can't knock Amazon for delivering on Sundays.

It certainly is a a neat, well put together collection of the albums - very tidy and compact indeed.

I like the box within a box, and the inner CD sleeves, and the printing on the CDs themselves - a very good job with a lot of detail.
Like having mini versions of the original vinyl's in a tidy case.

One negative - I have absolutely no chance of reading the the little booklet, tried putting two pairs of glasses on and still couldn't read the words!

Very Happy

Now whats next? An expanded CD release of Dance Craze with the whole soundtrack, or DVD release....


May I suggests a trip to Spec Savers!!

Seriously though, I wear glasses myself with varied focal lenses, so without them I can't see either a close range or at a distance and I can read the sleeve notes perfectly without any bother.

What next? Suffice to say 2 Tone in is save hands with its new owners.
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Anyone noticed on the back of the box set it wrongly lists Rico and Special aka for The Boiler ?
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bluearmy78 wrote:
Anyone noticed on the back of the box set it wrongly lists Rico and Special aka for The Boiler ?


There is another strange song on the rear..
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Played through the first 3 discs at the weekend. Cant wait until I get to disc 8 and finally get to hear the AKA version of Bright Eyes.
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I had a look at the listings again - looking for the second error, after seeing Trojan's post and still couldn't spot it, but in my defence I was focussing more on 'This Are Two Tone' and 'Dance Craze' as I thought it was more likely a misaligned title/ artist (and I am visually impaired as covered in previous post) Very Happy

Maybe if Simon & Garfunkel get back on speaking terms they could knock out a rendition of Bright Lights to square things up.
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kennybacon wrote:


Maybe if Simon & Garfunkel get back on speaking terms they could knock out a rendition of Bright Lights to square things up.


Jesus, that's a thought to chill you to the bone...
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