English Beat | The Complete Beat | CD Set

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"This five-CD box set features the band's three great studio albums, plus terrific bonus tracks and dub versions, and a slew of live recordings in which the Beat unleash their dance-floor fury and their Thatcher-era protest politics." - Rolling Stone, June 2012

Produced in collaboration with the band, the 5-CD The English Beat: Complete Beat box set features all 3 studio albums with bonus tracks, remastered from the original tapes; 2 discs of bonus material most of which is previously unreleased on CD three sessions recorded with the legendary John Peel for his show on BBC Radio 1, tracks from a live show recorded at Boston's Opera House, and 12" and dub versions of some of the band's biggest singles and a booklet with rare photos and an essay by music scholar Alex Ogg.

Box Set Track Listings:

DISC 1 - I JUST CAN'T STOP IT (1980)
1. Mirror In The Bathroom
2. Hands Off . . . She's Mine
3. Two Swords
4. Twist & Crawl
5. Tears Of A Clown*
6. Rough Rider
7. Click Click
8. Ranking Full Stop*
9. Big Shot
10. Whine & Grine/Stand Down Margaret
11. Noise In This World
12. Can't Get Used To Losing You
13. Best Friend
14. Jackpot

DISC 2 - WHA'PPEN? (1981)
1. Too Nice To Talk To*
2. Doors Of Your Heart
3. All Out To Get You
4. Monkey Murders
5. I Am Your Flag
6. French Toast (Soleil Trop Chaud)
7. Drowning
8. Dream Home In NZ
9. Walk Away
10. Over And Over
11. Cheated
12. Get-A-Job
13. The Limits We Set
14. Psychedelic Rockers**
15. Hit It**
16. Which Side Of The Bed?**

DISC 3 - SPECIAL BEAT SERVICE (1982)
1. I Confess
2. Jeanette
3. Sorry
4. Sole Salvation
5. Spar Wid Me
6. Rotating Head
7. Save It For Later
8. She's Going
9. Pato And Roger A Go Talk
10. Sugar & Stress
11. End Of The Party
12. Ackee 1 2 3
13. What's Your Best Thing**
14. March Of The Swivel Heads**
15. Cool Entertainer**
16. A Go Talk (Tappy Luppy Dub)**
*Not on original release
**Bonus track

DISC 4 - BONUS BEAT - 12" & DUB VERSIONS
1. Hands Off . . . She's Mine (Extended)
2. Twist & Crawl (Extended)
3. Stand Down Margaret (Dub)
4. Too Nice To Talk To (Dubweiser)
5. Psychedelic Rockers (Dubweiser)
6. Doors Of Your Heart (Extended)
7. Drowning (Dub)
8. Hit It (Extended)
9. Which Side Of The Bed? (Extended)
10. Save It For Later (Extended)
11. What's Your Best Thing (Dub)
12. Cool Entertainer (Extended)
13. Jeanette (Extended)
14. March Of The Swivel Heads (Extended)
15. I Confess (Dave Allen Remix)

DISC 5 - BONUS BEAT - PEEL SESSIONS & LIVE IN BOSTON
Peel Session _ November 5, 1979
1. Tears Of A Clown
2. Ranking Full Stop
3. Click Click
4. Mirror In The Bathroom
5. Big Shot

Peel Session - September 22, 1980
6. Too Nice To Talk To
7. Psychedelic Rockers
8. Monkey Murders
9. Walk Away

Peel Session - March 29, 1982
10. Spar Wid Me
11. End Of The Party
12. She's Going
13. Save It For Later
14. Sole Salvation
15. Pato And Roger A Go Talk

Opera House, Boston - November 19, 1982
16. Best Friend
17. Tears Of A Clown
18. Twist & Crawl
19. Get-A-Job/Stand Down Margaret