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The English Beat - Special Beat Service album

The English Beat - Special Beat Service album

  • Performer: The English Beat
  • Genre: Electronic / Rock
  • Title: Special Beat Service
  • Released: 1982
  • Style: New Wave, Ska
  • Country: UK & Europe
  • MP3 version size: 1694 mb
  • FLAC version size: 1159 mb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 222


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The Beat (known in the United States and Canada as the English Beat and in Australia as the British Beat, are a band founded in Birmingham, England, in 1978. Its music fuses Latin, ska, pop, soul, reggae and punk rock. The Beat, consisting of Dave Wakeling (vocals, guitar), Ranking Roger (vocals), Andy Cox (guitar), David Steele (bass), Everett Morton (drums), and Saxa .

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Save It for Later" released in April 1982, barely made the Top 50, "Jeanette," their new album's taster, just brushed Number 45, "I Confess" didn't even chart, probably because it's flip "Sole Salvation" was also culled off the album, while "Ackee 1 2 3" played outside the Top 50. The slippage had started with Wha'ppen, as the group had veered sharply away from their frenetic roots, Special Beat Service would take them even further from their early punk-fired fury

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 I Confess 4:33
A2 Jeanette 2:48
A3 Sorry 2:33
A4 Sole Salvation 3:07
A5 Spar Wid Me 4:32
A6 Rotating Head 3:26
B1 Save It For Later 3:36
B2 She's Going 2:11
B3 Pato And Roger A Go Talk
Producer – Mike Hedges, Ranking Roger
B4 Sugar & Stress 2:57
B5 End Of The Party 3:33
B6 Ackee 1 2 3 3:13

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Distributed By – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – International Record Syndicate, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – International Record Syndicate, Inc.
  • Pressed By – Electrosound Group Midwest, Inc.


  • Accordion – Jack Emblow
  • Art Direction – Martyn Atkins
  • Banjo – David Steele
  • Bass Guitar – David Steele
  • Clarinet – Wesley Magoogan
  • Drums – Everett Morton
  • Electronic Wind Instrument [Sax Fx Unit] – Wesley Magoogan
  • Engineer – Mark Dearnley, Trevor Hallesy
  • Guitar – Andy Cox, Dave Wakeling
  • Keyboards – Dave Blockhead
  • Lyricon – Wesley Magoogan
  • Mandolin – Andy Cox
  • Marimba – Bob Sargeant
  • Mastered By – Bob Carbone, Marv Bornstein
  • Percussion – Mark Fox*, Ranking Roger
  • Performer [Telephone] – Bob Sargeant
  • Photography By – Bruce Fleming
  • Piano – Dave Blockhead
  • Producer – Bob Sargeant
  • Saxophone – Saxa, Wesley Magoogan
  • Tabla – M. Mishra*
  • Toasting – Pato*, Ranking Roger
  • Trombone – Vince Sullivan
  • Trumpet – Dave Lord, Steve Sidwell
  • Vocals – Dave Wakeling, Ranking Roger


"B" on labels & EMW in runouts denotes an Electrosound pressing.

Some copies pressed on translucent vinyl. On the translucent copies, the vinyl appears to be opaque, but when held to a light source it is revealed to be translucent.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side One Runout Etched): SP.070032-A-ES-2 ⅢEMW
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two Runout Etched): SP.070032-B-ES-1 EMW
  • Other (Pressing Code On Labels): B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BEAT 5 The Beat Special Beat Service ‎(LP, Album) Go-Feet Records BEAT 5 UK & Europe 1982
SP-70032, SP70032 The English Beat* Special Beat Service ‎(LP, Album, Ind) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records SP-70032, SP70032 US 1982
SP70032, SP-70032 The English Beat* Special Beat Service ‎(LP, Album, CRC) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records SP70032, SP-70032 US Unknown
SP 75069 The English Beat* Special Beat Service ‎(LP, Album, RE, Ind) I.R.S. Records SP 75069 US 1987
SP-70032, SP70032 The English Beat* Special Beat Service ‎(LP, Album, Gol) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records SP-70032, SP70032 US 1982