2-TONE.iNFO

Welcome to 2-Tone.info, a site for the collector, attempting to provide a definitive archive of the label’s back catalogue and related releases worldwide.

The site has been built around the complete 2 Tone UK discography, with a page for each UK item & it’s foreign releases. This covers the majority of items and all non-UK items can usually be found via the Artists page or by using the Search page forms, where you can find any item in the database.

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The Articles section will be updated on an ongoing basis with articles of interest & interviews with those directly involved with the label.

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Jason Weir & Peter Walsh
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Press Ads & Promos

Press Ads & Promos

The contrast of black and white, the deadpan and the playful were all elements that made the look of 2 Tone so memorable. As many of the label’s…

The Two Tone Label

The Two Tone Label

The actual imagery of 2 Tone has become almost as famous as the music itself. The famous black and white chequered design has become synonymous with ska…

Rarities & Collectables

Rarities & Collectables

Not that 2 Tone is an especially collectable label, but many releases have maintained a modest market value and some…

Nispressings

Nispressings

2 Tone at its peak (’79 – ’81) released 17 singles and all but 2 of them made the national charts. It was not uncommon for singles on the label to reach sales figures in excess of…

Books

Books

Much has been written about 2 Tone and its ongoing resonance both political and musical. Below we list all of the books/magazines in the archive plus a small selection…