On that day there will be an official commemorative certificate presentation at City Hall, with The Specials’ founding members Terry Hall, Lynval Golding and Horace Panter in attendance.
The news arrived a matter of weeks before the scheduled publication of Roger's memoir by Omnibus Press.
Reacting to the news, the band said: "A real thanks to the fans who have stayed with us for all this time. We all share in this, thank you.”
The 2-Tone icons' new album is available through UMC/ Island on 1 February.
2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the formation of The Specials and the legendary Two-Tone label in Coventry in 1979.
The new release marks the 2-Tone legends' first release with original vocalist Terry Hall since 1981.
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