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20 YEARS OF (2001-2021) Rockin' the Nation With No.1 Station Out Now.



20 YEARS OF (2001-2021) Rockin' the Nation With No.1 Station celebrates 20 years of the band.


20 YEARS OF (2001 to 2021) Rockin' the Nation with No.1 Station celebrates 20 years of London-based Blue Beat, Ska, Rocksteady, and Reggae act No.1 Station and is out now on The Blue Beat Label.


Formed in London in 2001 by singer/songwriter and record producer Marcus Upbeat No.1 Station released their debut album Keep Up the Pressure in 2002. After forming the band in 2001 Marcus contacted Siggy Jackson and The Blue Beat Label was relaunched by the duo in 2004. No.1 Station then initially released six 7" singles - twelve original tracks on The Blue Beat Label and their music has continued to be released on The Blue Beat Label since Siggy Jackson's retirement in 2009. No.1 Station went on to support Roxy Music on their UK arena tour in 2011 and featured on The Blue Beat Label 60 Year Celebration Album in 2020 alongside other "Blue Beat" legends such as Derrick Morgan, Owen Gray, Laurel Aitken, The Marvels, Donna Hinds and Prince Buster.


20 YEARS OF (2001 to 2021) Rockin' the Nation with No.1 Station is "20 YEARS OF BLUE BEAT - SKA - ROCKSTEADY - REGGAE INCLUDING CLASSIC AND RARE RECORDINGS FROM THE VAULTS OF THE NO. 1 STATION ARCHIVE PLUS PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED BONUS TRACKS."


20 YEARS OF (2001 to 2021) Rockin' the Nation with No.1 Station is available on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Deezer, Tidal, and all other good streaming and download services.


Tracklisting.


1. Shivoo (Remastered 2021)

2. Play Soundman Play (Remasterd 2021)

3. Airstrip One (Remastered 2021)

4. Stop the Fighting (Remastered 2021)

5. Boss Beat (Remastered 2021)

6. Calm Them Down (Remastered 2021)

7. Tan Tan Blue Beat (Remastered 2021)

8. In a Dance (Remastered 2021)

9. Bush War (Remastered 2021)

10. We're Lost (Remastered 2021)

11. London Summer (Remastered 2021)

12. Rainbow Warrior (Remastered 2021)

13. Supersonic (Remastered 2021)

14. Reel Skank (Remastered 2021)

15. Reel to Reel Dubwise (Remastered 2021)