Carole King also to make first UK TV appearance since 1971

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Ska legends The Specials are to appear on the new series of Later With Jools Holland which begins on BBC2 on April 7.

The Specials, who start their reunion tour next month will play a set of their classic songs to celebrate their 30th anniversary.

Also appearing on the first show will be US singer Carole King who performs on British TV for the first time since the release of her album ‘Tapestry’ in 1971.

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand, Karima Francis and

The Mummers will also all appear on the first hour-long episode.

Artists already scheduled to appear throughout the new series will

include Depeche Mode, Madness, Sonic Youth, Marianne Faithfull and Doves.

More info and video clips available here: www.bbc.co.uk/later

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