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The Beat: Wha'ppen? (Go Feet) ****

Mark Cooper, Record Mirror, 9 May 1981

IN WHICH the Beat define their sound over a whole album, realise their strengths (most notably the individuality of each performer) and, in general, settle down. I Just Can't Stop It consisted, largely of singles, imaginative covers, odd bits. Wha'ppen? is a settled Beat product with a consistent sound – lazy, sunny, sinuous, sexy. And still pushy.

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