Edsel Records is proud to announce its reissue programme of all three of The Beat s albums, each in Deluxe 2 CD + DVD digipaks, featuring the original albums along with all the non-album A- and B-sides, the many 12 mixes and live tracks, as well as the best of their BBC radio sessions. The DVDs feature the singles promo videos, Top Of The Pops performances and bonus appearances from ITV shows and documentaries.
Second album Wha ppen? (1980, # 3) features the hits Too Nice To Talk To , Doors Of Your Heart , All Out To Get You , Drowning , and Hit It as well as 14 bonus tracks, including four previously unreleased BBC radio sessions. The DVD features five promo videos, four TOTP appearances, and live performances and interviews from the World In Action documentary A Statistic, A Reminder .
The booklet features an individual note especially written by Rhoda Dakar of The Bodysnatchers, along with the lyrics and photos, memorabilia and ephemera from the band s own collection.
About the Artist
Disc One ("Wha'ppen")
1. Doors Of Your Heart
2. All Out To Get You
3. Monkey Murders
4. I Am Your Flag
5. French Toast (Soleil Trop Chaud)
7. Dream Home In N.Z.
8. Walk Away
9. Over And Over
12. The Limits We Set
Disc Two ("Bonus Tracks")
1. Too Nice To Talk To
2. Psychedelic Rockers
3. Too Nice To Talk To [Dubweiser]
4. Psychedelic Rockers [Dubweiser]
5. Doors Of Your Heart [dub]
6. Drowning [dub]
7. Hit It
8. Which Side Of The Bed...?
9. Hit It [12 mix]
10. Which Side Of The Bed...? [12 mix]
11. Too Nice To Talk To (BBC Radio Sessions, John Peel Show, Boadcast 22nd September 1980)
12. New Psychedelic Rockers (BBC Radio Sessions, John Peel Show, Boadcast 22nd September 1980)
13. Monkey Murders (BBC Radio Sessions, John Peel Show, Boadcast 22nd September 1980)
14. Walk Away (BBC Radio Sessions, John Peel Show, Boadcast 22nd September 1980)
Disc 3 "DVD"
1. Too Nice To Talk To (Promo Video)
2. All Out To Get You (Promo Video)
3. Doors To Your Heart (Promo Video)
4. Drowning (Promo Video)
5. Hit It (Promo Video)
6. Too Nice To Talk To [Top Of The Pops, Broadcast On 18th December 1980]
7. Drowning [Top Of The Pops, Broadcast On 16th April 1981]
8. All Out To Get You [Top Of The Pops, Broadcast On 30th April 1981]
9. Too Nice To Talk To [Top Of The Pops, Broadcast On 25th December 1981]
10. Bonus DVD Feature: From the WORLD IN ACTION documentary A Statistic, A Reminder , broadcast on 14th December 1981. A documentary about unemployed youth in the Midlands, includes two songs recorded at a concert at Bingley Hall
2. Interview with Dave Wakeling
3. Stand Down Margaret
4. Interview with Dave, Roger and Andy
Format: 2 CD + DVD in digipak