Drench yourself in the high-energy, sweatbox world of British 2 Tone in the late-1970s and early 1980s with this legendary concert film.
Brilliantly capturing the vibrancy of the genre, Dance Craze offers a vivid, immersive snapshot of the 2 Tone era, through kinetic concert performances by The Specials, Madness, The Selecter, The Beat, Bad Manners and The Body Snatchers.
Available on Blu-ray and DVD for the first time ever, the film is presented in a new 4K restoration (from original film materials) and features brand new sound mixes by Chrysalis Records.
Newly remastered from original 70mm materials and approved by cinematographer Joe Dunton
Rudies Come Back (1980, 34 mins): in this episode of the long-running BBC series Arena, music journalist Adrian Thrills explores the rise of 2 Tone. Featuring interviews with The Specials and The Selecter.
Outtakes (1980, 17 mins): a collection of outtakes and alternative versions featuring footage that was ultimately left out of the final cut of Dance Craze, but has been recovered from various sources
Restoration demo (2023, 2 mins): a before and after look at the restoration of Dance Craze
Original stereo and surround sound mixes by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley remastered for this release, plus a new Dolby Atmos® surround sound mix approved by Jerry Dammers
Newly created English subtitles for the Deaf and partial hearing
**FIRST PRESSING ONLY** Fully illustrated booklet featuring new writing on the film by author Johnny Mains, the film's original press release and band biographies and rare promotional materials