The English Beat

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by odie, Sep 9, 2004.

  1. odie

    odie Supporting Member

    On VH1 9 pm central time they will have "reunite the band". Tonight is The English Beat. If you like ska and any of its forms, this is one of the early "rockish" versions.
  2. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    I watched the 5:00 EDT showing of The Beat.
    NFL is on tonight in my house.

    Pretty cool show(I liked last season) far, I've seen two of this season's episodes. Ameer may be losing his touch. Two guys in ABC & two guys in The Beat were no-shows. In the ABC epi, Kaja's Nick Beggs helped bail out the show.
  3. odie

    odie Supporting Member

    Thanx for the spoiler Jim!!! :) ;)
  4. The beat isnt too shabby, I liked ABC better though, just me i guess. I liked last seasons shows alot too. FOS was good, Dramarama, and TheAlarm kicked ass!
  5. I always liked 'Mirror in the Bathroom'.
  6. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Saw The Motels show; at least everyone showed up.

    Kinda cool they did "Mission Of Mercy"(with its quasi-"Peter Gunn Theme" bass figure); used to cover that one in a band long ago. Live, it's a Rocker.
  7. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
    I really like the Beat.

    But I don't watch TV at school. There are enough distractions as it is.

    *reveals his bare palms*
  8. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I kinda liked them, but I dug General Public. I really didn't care for the Fine Young Cannibals though.
  9. screwball


    Jul 25, 2004
    Manchester UK
    The Beat are really good live, i saw them supporting the selector, who were also amazing.