Black By Design
A 2-Tone Memoir
By Pauline Black
(Serpent's Tail, Paperback, 9781846687907, 320pp.)
Publication Date: June 2012
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Powerful autobiography from the front woman of influential ska band, The Selecter
Pauline Black is a singer and actress who gained fame as the lead singer of seminal 2-tone band The Selecter. The band has recently reformed and in September 2011 releases a new album, 'Made in Britain'.
One of few women in a musical movement dominated by men, Pauline Black helped lead the 1970s U.K. ska revival with her band The Selecter. She discusses her complicated family history in a new memoir, Black by Design. More at NPR.org
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