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The English Beat


What Is Beat?



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I.R.S. Records




New Wave, Ska



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1Mirror In The Bathroom (Live)3:40
2Can't Get Used To Losing You
Written-By – Jerome Pomus, Mort Shuman
3Which Side Of The Bed4:50
4Too Nice To Talk To3:05
5Twist & Crawl2:33
6Hit It3:00
7Ranking Full Stop (Live)2:32
8Mirror In The Bathroom3:07
9Stand Down Margaret (Live)3:20
10Best Friend3:02
11Tears Of A Clown
Written-By – Henry Cosby, Stevie Wonder, William Robinson
12Get A Job (Live)3:20
13Doors Of Your Heart
Written-By – C. Osborne
14Psychedelic Rockers3:55
15Save It For Later4:54
16I Confess
Remix – John "Jellybean" Benitez
17What's Your Best Thing?3:47


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SP-70040The English Beat What Is Beat? ‎(LP, Comp, R -)I.R.S. RecordsSP-70040US1983
CD70040, CD-70040The English Beat What Is Beat? ‎(CD, Comp, Club)I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. RecordsCD70040, CD-70040Canada1994
CD70040, CD-70040, 44797 0040 2The English Beat What Is Beat? ‎(CD, Comp)I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. RecordsCD70040, CD-70040, 44797 0040 2USUnknown
CD70040, CD-70040The English Beat What Is Beat? ‎(CD, Comp)I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. RecordsCD70040, CD-70040Canada1994
CS-70040The English Beat What Is Beat? ‎(Cass, Comp, Dol)I.R.S. RecordsCS-70040Canada1983


  • Art DirectionCarl Grasso
  • BassDavid Steele
  • Coordinator [Project Coordination]John Guarnieri
  • DrumsEverett Morton
  • GuitarAndy Cox, Dave Wakeling
  • KeyboardsDave Blockhead
  • PercussionRanking Roger
  • Photography ByAaron Rapoport
  • PianoDave Blockhead
  • ProducerBob Sargeant (tracks: A1 to A6, B1 to B4), David Peters (tracks: B5, B6), Mike Hedges (tracks: A7), The English Beat (tracks: B5, B6)
  • SaxophoneSaxa, Wesley Magoogan
  • SleeveTimothy Eames
  • VocalsDave Wakeling
  • Vocals, ToastingRanking Roger
  • Written-ByThe English Beat (tracks: A1, A2, A5 to B6)


Contains Their Best Songs + New Live And Studio Gems. Contains 4 Bonus Tracks.Tracks Different Order on Sleeve.
B5 & B6: Recorded live at The Opera House, Boston, November 19, 1982.

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The Beat known in the United States and Canada as the English Beat and in Australia as the British Beat are a band founded in Birmingham, England, in 1978. Their music fuses Latin, ska, pop, soul, reggae and punk rock. The Beat, consisting of Dave Wakeling vocals, guitar, Ranking Roger vocals, Andy Cox guitar, David Steele bass, Everett Morton drums, and Saxa . Lionel Augustus Martin saxophone, released three studio albums in the early 1980s: I Just Can't Stop It 1980, Wha'ppen. Little surprise that the Beat or English Beat, depending on what country the band found itself in quickly achieved a cult status that has yet to die. A perfect blend of Madness' warm, winning spin on ska and the early Specials' tenser, darker sound, the septet created poprockska fusions that were instantly memorable and rewarded repeated listens. This compilation showcases many of the band's strongest points, including its two biggest American hits in the incipient alternative scene. The Beat, known in the United States as The English Beat and the British Beat in Australia and New Zealand in order to avoid confusion with Paul Collins' band of the same name, was a popular Two Tone ska and pop music group. Formed in the English city of Birmingham in 1978, The Beat di read more. English Beat. The official page of The English Beat. Currently touring the globe in s. Code '44797 0040 2' also printed on disc. Tracks 1, 2, 3 and 9 are taken from The English Beat - I Just Can't Stop It Track 4 is a remixed version not on any album. Track 5 is taken from The English Beat - Wha'ppen Tracks 6, 7 and 11 are taken from UK singles not on any album. Track 8 is a 12 version not on any album. Track 10 is a 12 remix not on any album. The correct remix title is Dance Mix. Track 12 and 13 were recorded live at The Opera House, Boston, November 19, 1982. 1983 International Record Syndicate, Inc. Manufactured and dist. What Is Beat DubSkaReggae 1983. THE BEAT THE ENGLISH BEAT singles 0. THE BEAT THE ENGLISH BEAT movies DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS. What Is Beat was the first compilation of English Beat released in America. The rather short lived band only three albums is probably more influential than their output would suggest. They were multicultural, multi generational sax man Saxa was 50 years old when he joined the group and politically savvy. Their music could invoke controversy without the confrontation of obscenity see Stand Down Margaret and mix soul and reggae without having to resort to more trendy measures. As a result, their music has maintained a timeless feel to it. The Complete Beat: Bonus Beat Peel Sessions & Live In Boston CD5 2012. The Complete Beat: Special Beat Service CD2 1982. The Complete Beat: Wha'ppen CD3 1981. by The English Beat. Album: What is Beat 1979. Charted: 6. This was the first single recorded and released by The English Beat, a group that would soon be instrumental in the UK ska revival movement, borrowing its sounds from early '60s Jamaican music. Dave Wakeling, who was a guitarist and singer in the band, told us how they came to record this song: When we first started rehearsing the songs, the drummer Everett Morton thought our songs were a bit weird

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