Celebrate the bullet

Celebrate the Bullet
The Selecter
Released February, 1981
Genre Ska
Label Chrysalis Records
Captain Oi Records (MODSKA CD 018)
Producer Roger Lomas, The Selecter
The Selecter chronology

Too Much Pressure
(1980)
Celebrate the Bullet
(1981)
The Happy Album
(1994)
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Celebrate the Bullet is the second album by British ska band The Selecter. It was released in 1981 on Chrysalis Records after the band had left the 2 Tone label. It features the hit single The Whisper plus the rare 45 "Celebrate The Bullet" and a version of The Ethiopians "Train To Skaville". Ian Dury and the Blockheads bassist Norman Watt-Roy played bass on the title track. Band members Charley Anderson and Desmond Brown left the band after the release of 'The Whisper' to form the band The People. They were replaced by keyboard player, James Mackie,[1] and bass player, Adam Williams.
The Celebrate the Bullet (1981) liner notes are by George Marshall and include pictures of many rare overseas singles' sleeves. The album was reissued on CD in 2001 by Captain Mod Records.

LP track listing

All tracks composed by Neol Davies; except where indicated

Side one

  1. "(Who Likes) Facing Situations" - 3.32
  2. "Deep Water" (Pauline Black) - 4.09
  3. "Red Reflections" (Pauline Black) - 3.38
  4. "Tell Me What's Wrong" (Arthur "Gaps" Hendrickson) - 3.30
  5. "Bombscare" (Megan Amanor) - 3.05
  6. "Washed Up and Left For Dead" - 3.57

Side two

  1. "Celebrate the Bullet" - 4.34
  2. "Selling Out Your Future" (Megan Amanor) - 3.59
  3. "Cool Blue Lady" - 3.30
  4. "Their Dream Goes On" - 3.42
  5. "Bristol and Miami" (Pauline Black) - 4.58

Bonus tracks on CD release

  1. "Whisper" - 3.01
  2. "Train to Skaville" (Dillon)
  3. "Last Tango in Dub" (Selecter)
  4. "Train to Skaville" (12" Version) (Dillon)

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