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The English Beat: 2-Tone Survivors Make a Joyful Noise

Bill Holdship, Musician, February 1983

"THE CIRCUMSTANCES that brought the Beat together make us tenuous, in a way," observes singer/guitarist Dave Wakeling. "With any one set of musicians, sooner or later you're going to run out of things to say. We certainly don't intend to keep doing the same things year after year."

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