The Specials

The story of NME in 70 (mostly) seminal songs

It's NME’s 70th anniversary! That's right: we've gone Platinum

The Specials would love to collaborate with Madness

"It would be good to do something with those guys"

Neville Staple details new solo album ‘From The Specials & Beyond’

As its title implies, the 12-track record will dive deep into Staple’s tenure with The Specials

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – The Specials

The Specials’ guitarist Lynval Golding takes the test

The Specials – ‘Protest Songs 1924-2012’ review: thoughtful and considered dissent

The Coventry band know a thing or two about politicised tunes

The Specials announce new album of protest song covers: “Injustice is timeless”

The 12 covers, from between 1924 and 2012, feature Talking Heads, Bob Marley and more

Watch The Libertines and Terry Hall perform The Specials’ ‘Gangsters’

The collaborative performance took place in Coventry last night (August 1)

The Specials’ Terry Hall curates festival featuring The Libertines, UNKLE and more

Taking place across Hall's native Coventry this summer

‘Madness: Before We Was We’ review: charting the ska-pop princes’ pre-fame course

Fly-on-the-wall docuseries set in the streets of 1960s and '70s north London