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The English Beat TicketsFounded in 1979, The English Beat's eclectic music blended Latin, pop, punk rock, reggae, and soul infused with an infectious rhythm that had people dancing. Members of the band came from Birmingham, England's working class and its songs brought messages of unity and hope to a time of political and social upheaval in music. With its message of inclusion as opposed to exclusion, it produced great hits like "All Out to Get You," "Can't Get Used to Losing You," "Hands Off, She's Mine," "Mirror in the Bathroom", "Save It for Later" and "Too Nice to Talk To." The English Beat toured with several great artists like David Bowie, The Police, REM, The Clash and Talking Heads.
The English Beat goes on...On the same fateful weekend in March 1979 as the nuclear disaster at Three Mile Island, the band played their first show as The Beat. By Christmas of that same year, The English Beat stunning remake of Smokey Robinson's "Tears of a Clown" was riding high on UK charts. It released three studio albums over the next five years, I Just Can't Stop It, Wh'appen, and Special Beat Service, and toured extensively. The band broke up in 1983 but reunited in 2003 with many of its original members.
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Who are the members of The English Beat today?The band's current line-up consists of founding member Dave Wakling, who is lead singer lead and plays guitar. Matt Morrish plays the saxophone and helps Wakling with vocals. Kevin Lum and Minh Quan both play the keyboards. Finally, Antonee First Class, Brian "Nucci" Cantrell plays drums while Mark London Sims plays bass. In March 2019, the band lost its founding member, Ranking Roger, to cancer. He was a vocalist who incorporated a Jamaican sound within his music.
Is The English Beat coming to a city near me?The English Beat is on a US tour and visiting great venues like Presqu'ile Winery in Santa Maria, Calif., The Cave at Big Bear in Big Bear Lake, Calif., the Detroit Masonic Temple in Detroit, Mich., and Skyline Stage at the Mann in Philadelphia, Pa.
What are some popular songs of The English Beat?Some of The English Beat's most recognizable songs include "I Confess," "Mirror in the Bathroom," "Save It for Later," "Too Nice to Talk To," "Can't Get Used to Losing You," "Hands Off, She's Mine," and "All Out to Get You" and more.
What can I expect from The English Beat in concert?The English Beat in concert is an energetic, engaging show. Playing its older hits, songs from Wakeling's post-Beat band, General Public, and new music from its recently released albums Live from the Roundhouse and Public Confidential, The English Beat knows how to entertain eager fans. When playing its upbeat tunes, you will see Wakeling dancing within the crowd and interacting with fans. The band manages to slow things down with their softer songs and charms the crowd with "Can't Get Used to Losing You." From rousing drum breakdowns to seductive saxophone solos, an English Beat concert is more than nostalgia. It's an engaging and unforgettable concert experience.
Which artists are similar to The English Beat?Fans who like The English Beat might also enjoy artists like The Fixx, Adam Ant, The Smithereens, The Aggrolites, Squeeze, The Slackers and the Psychedelic Furs.
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