Single This – THE SPECIAL AKA Feat. RHODA DAKAR

Striking single sleeves…

19 July 2020

Band:  The Special AKA  (actually, The Specials
as we know them)  with Rhoda Dakar on vocals
Single: The Boiler
Note: The tragic song is about a woman with
low self-esteem (she compares herself with an
old boiler) who is raped and assaulted. Rhoda
Dakar refereed to the rape of a friend some
years before.
B-side: Theme From The Boiler 
Released: 11 January 1982
Peaked at #35 in the UK.

Here’s the original clip…

THE SPECIALS: Facebook