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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Selecter featuring Pauline Black & Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrikson play tracks from their new album Subculture at The Met

On Friday 6 March influential and platinum-selling 2-Tone veterans The Selecter come to The Met to perform music from their brand new album Subculture.

Their debut album Too Much Pressure remains a classic touchstone for a generation of 2-tone/ska lovers. The Selecter returned in 2011 fronted by their original singing duo, the female icon of the 2-tone era Pauline Black and Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson. This dynamic duo take centre stage in what is arguably the bands best line up to date.

 

‘The Selecter proved an irresistible showband, their vibe strictly good-time’ GQ Magazine on The Selecter’s Too Much Pressure tour

 

They are joined by support act The Tuts an all girl punk band who have cut their teeth supporting Kate Nash and playing at Glastonbury and Indietracks Festival.

 

‘Surging tunes and a youthful guitar powered by optimism that sounded thrilling’ Louder than War on The Tuts at Glastonbury

 

Tickets are £16 and can be bought from the box office on 0161 7612216 or online at www.themet.biz

 

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Press contact: Alice Shinkfield             alice.shinkfield@themet.biz

0161 761 9134

 

 

Notes to Editors:

In 2014 the band celebrated their 35th anniversary which saw them play festivals around the world including Isle of Wight, Pohoda and Glastonbury as well as tour around Australia and New Zealand.